Chinese Timeline

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In History
  • -200 BCE

    Steel

    Steel
    The Chinese was the first to make steel. Steel is less brittle than ironand can bend into different objects easer.
  • 50

    Porcelain

    Porcelain
    Porcelain is a type fine pottery, made from combining clay with quartz and feldspar. Then, is baked in a kiln at a very high temperature.
  • 100

    Compass

    Compass
    Made of pieces of magnetic materials called lodestone. The Chinesethen later started to use a steel needle insted of loadstone.
  • 150

    Paper

    Paper
    Early paper was probably made from hemp and bark from the mulberry tree. Later the Chinses would use rags to make paper.
  • 450

    Paddle Wheel Boat

    Paddle Wheel Boat
    The Chinese started to adopt the idea of arranging paddles in a wheel and powered by sailors walking on a treadmill to turn the wheel and move through the water
  • 618

    Bridge

    Bridge
    A Chinese engineer designed a new type of arched bridge, the new Chinese bridges had arches that were a smaller part of a cicle. This new design made the bridge broader and flatter, also it takes less materials to build and is stronger.
  • 800

    Paper Money

    Paper Money
    Like cards, paper money was printed with wood blocks. Before, the invention of paper money, the Chinese people would use coins or trade objects.
  • 850

    Gun Powder

    Gun Powder
    Chinese alcemistis accidentaly discovered when looking for the secert for eturnal life.
  • 950

    Weapon using Gunpowder

    Weapon using Gunpowder
    The Chinese used gunpowder for the flamethrower, they were the first use gunpowder for weapons
  • Period:
    -300 BCE
    to
    1400

    Chinese Inventions