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Transcript of Imperial China
used as tugs, passenger ships
It sped up the travel on rivers and lakes
navigated fast on the water
Imperial China: Paddle Wheel Boats and Paper Money
How were Paddle Wheel Boats used?
What is a paddle-wheel boat?
"paddle-wheel boat." Oxford Reference. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013. <http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10
"Institute of Ancient Chinese Ships Ningbo Pilotdoer." Collection. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013. <http://ioacs.org/boat/wheelpaddleboat1.html>.
there were paddles which stroked the water
produced propelling force, making it go faster
A paddle wheel which had many paddles on it
It sometimes had wheels as well
had two legged masts, where ropes were tied.
"The Development of Chinese Wooden Boats." Cosco. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Dec. 2017. <http://en.cosco.com/art/2013/4/21/art_825
had little draught and small capacity
when going downstream, they drifted along the current
also known as a water wheel
recognized as the "forefather" of the modern steam boat
"paddle wheel (ship part)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/437967/paddle-wheel>.
How it Influences Us
used to transport tourists
influenced modern steamboats
used for pleasure trips
Dewey, Ken. Another paddle wheel boat on Lake Tahoe, the "Tahoe Queen". 2010. July 2010 Photo Gallery, Nebraska . Nebraska Weather And Climate Photo Galleries. Web. 13 Dec. 2017.
Mendea, Dani. China P211a - 1 Yuan 1936. 2011. Photograph. Dani's paper money collectionWeb. 19 Dec 2013. <http://dani2collection.blogspot.com/2011/07/china-p211a-1-yuan-1936.html>.
paddle-wheel of a steamboat shows a paddle-wheel and a paddle wheel (constructed the same way) and a detailed view of a steamboat. 2003. Photograph. Wikimedia Commons Web. 17 Dec 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paddle_wheel_small.jpg>.
also frequently used for war because it was very fast
now used for
wide range of industrial and agriculture applications
Here's a fun video of a paddle wheel installation on to a modern paddle wheel boat
American Cruise lines, "Queen of the Mississippi Paddlewheel Installation" Online video clip
Youtube, 6 Mar. 2012. Web. 12 December. 2013
Marion, Mueller , perf. "The Origin of Paper Money in China." Dir. Gold Money Foundation. Gold Money News. Gold Money News: 13 Jul 2013. Radio. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?
a modern paddle wheel boat
example of a a paddle wheel
used for transport on the Pearl River
used to defeat masses of pirates
an imperial China paddle wheel ship
Period 3: Helen and Hira
How was Paper Money Used?
What is Paper Money?
How it Influences Us
it was used in place of copper coins, it was a lot cheaper and efficient.
used for letters of credit over long distances: called "flying money"
use for forwarding of taxes and revenues for the government
used to remove the burden (weight) of the coins
a banknote by the Hupeh Provincial Bank
Qingchuan Pavilion. Primal Trek. 2013. 18 Dec. 2013 <http://primaltrek.com/chinesepapermoney.html>.
could be used to buy salt or liquor from government owned stores
paper money was a by-product of chinese block printing
the paper itself had no value
there were pictures of trees, houses, and people on the the paper money
seals of the issuing banks were printed on the money
also known as a bank note
it is issued by a bank or a government
value is determined by the amount assigned to it
the paper money had red and black ink
we (the U.S.A) wouldn't be using paper money- without the influence of the Chinese
No one likes to be paid in coins now-we're paid in paper money
Randy, Smith. "History of Chinese Invention - The Invention of Paper Money." Computer Smiths. N.p.. Web. 19 Dec 2013
"Paper Money." Silk Road Foundation. Silk Road Foundation, n.d. Web. 19 Dec 2013. <http://www.silk-road.com/artl/papermoney.shtml>.
A short video about the origin of paper money
Wujing, Zongyao . A Chinese Song Dynasty naval river ship with a Xuanfeng traction-trebuchet catapult on its top deck. 2010. Photograph. Academic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Web. 17 Dec 2013. <http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/132248>.
a Yuan banknote
Paddle Wheel Boats
In the U.S.A, we have five dollar bills, ten dollar bills, and more, all made out of paper!