East Asia Timeline

  • Period: 206 to 221


    The Qin state is named after homeland which was called Qin. The Qin dynasty enjoyed increased trade, agriculture and and military security. This dynasty introduced with many or several measurement standards. Despite military strength, Qin dynasty did not last that long.
  • Period: 206 to 221


    The Qin state was named after their homeland which was called Qin. The Qin dynasty enjoyed increased of trade, agriculture and military security. This dynasty introduced several measurement standards and currency. Despite its military strength, Qin dynasty did not last that long. Gao Yao was granted to ruled ove Qin dynasty.
  • 210

    Burial of the Terra Cotta Army

    The Terra Cotta Army was discovered in 1974 by local farmers.Their purpose was to help rule another empire with Shi Huang Di in the afterlife. The four pits associated with the dig are about 1.5 km east of the burial ground and are about 7 meters deep.
  • Period: 221 to Jan 20, 771

    Eastern Zhou

    The last king of western zhou was you who died and eastern zhou was began. Xuan Jiu was the son of you who began dynasty at 770 aaaaaabC. They moved the capital city to Luoyi. In eastern dynasty over 24 emperors have been resigned
  • 476

    The Warring States Period

    It is also known as Era Warring States, covers the period form 476 BCE. It is unification of China by Quin Dynasty.The name Warring States Period was derived from the Record of the Warring States, a work historically compiled early in the Han Dynasty.
  • 551

    Birth of Confucius

    He was born at shang-ping, in the country of Lu. His own name was kong, but his disciples called him kong-fu-tse. His father died when he was three years old. After his divorce, he went school and started to write alot of holy books
  • Jan 19, 722

    Spring and Autumn period

    The spring and autumn period was a period in chinese history, which roughly corresponds to the first half Eastern Zhou dynasty. Its name comes from the Spring and Autumn Annals, a chronicle of the state of Lu between 722 BC and 481 BC, which tradition associates with Confucius. China was ruled by feudal system during the spring and autumn period.
  • Period: Jan 20, 771 to Jan 20, 1100

    Western Zhou

    The western zhou was established by king Wu in 11th century. The capital city of this dynasty was set in Haojing. This dynasty included 13 emperors and played important role in chinese history. In western zhou dynasty time china developed really well.Pottery, water pipe and building materials were made in western zhou dynasty.
  • Jan 15, 1000

    The Shi Jing Book of Song

    It is the earliest existing collection of chinese. It comprises 305 poems. It forms part of the 5 classic. The collection is divided into 3 parts according to their genre. it have 160 folk songs, 74 minor festal songs, 31 major festal songs and 40 hymns songs.
  • Jan 15, 1100

    The development of Weigi Board game

    This is known as spirit board or talking board. It is a flat board marked with letters and symbols. The businessmen Elijah Bond and Charles Kennard had idea to sold with a board on which alphabet was printed.
  • Period: Jan 20, 1122 to


    The shang dynasty was the second chiense dynasty after xia dynasty. They ruled in northeastern region of china. This dynasty followed the xia dynasty ruled. This dynasty was more like xia dynasty.
  • Jan 15, 1200

    Death of Lady Hao

    She was killed by different state officer. It was extensively restored and open to the public in 1999. The tomb has been dated to around BCE 1200.
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    The xia dyanasty is the first dyanasty of chinese in history. Xia ruled between 2205 BC to 1776 BC. Before xia dynasty there were frequently war between xia dynasty and chiyou's dyansty. When yellow river flooded all people united and tried to stop flood.
  • Period of the Book Burning Policy

    Book burning is the pratice of destroying one or more copies of books. It was started in china from 3rd centuryBC. It was started in Qin dynasty time. It was destruction of cultural while burning books.
  • First use of the crossbow

    A crossbow is a weapon consisting of a bow mounted on a stock that shoots projectiles, often called bolts or quarrels. It is started form 5th century. In china they found crossbow in many king tomb. which were used as weapon in the war.
  • Connection of the Barbarian Walls to create the Great Wall

    It was built in 5th century of BC. It was built to protect northern borders of of the chinese empire. It stretches form shanhaiguan in the east to Lop Nur in the west. Many people died while making Great wall of china. It was really difficult to make that big wall in ancient time.
  • Battle of Banquan

    It happened in 26th century and is the first battle in chinese history as recorded.It was fought by Huangdi, the Yellow Emperor, and Yandi, the Flame Emperor. The actual location of Banquan, where this battle was fought, is in dispute.
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    The Qin state was named becuase its homeland were called Qin. Qin dynasty enjoyed increased trade, agriculture and military security. The Qin dynasty also introduced with some measurement standards and use of currency. Qin dynasty allowed to build the Great wall of China
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    The Shang dyansty is also known as Yin dyanasty. This dynasty was chinese second dynasty.They ruled in northeastern regions. The shang ruled between 1766 BC and 1122 BC.
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    Western Zhou

    It was lasted from 11th century BC to 771 BC. This dynasty was started by Wu. The capital city was set in Haojing. This dyansty include 13 empires.
  • Completion of the Erya

    The Erya is the oldest chinese extant Chinese dictionary. The book author is unknown.The Erya was considered the authoritative lexicographic guide to Chinese classic texts during the Han Dynasty, and it was officially categorised as one of the Thirteen Confucian Classics during the Song Dynasty.
  • Date of the oldest silk found in china

    Silk is a natural protien fiber. It was found in china first as early as 3,500 BC. Leizu get credit for inventing silk. It was really expensive at ancient time and also expensive now a days. It is speically found in asian or in china.
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    Eastern Zhou

    The last king of western Zhou died and the eastern zhou started. Xuan Jiu who started the eastern zhou in 770 BC. The eastern zhou dynasty was divided into two periods. The two periods are the spring and autumn and warring states period. The spring and autumn period began when they moved to a Luoyi in 770 BC.
  • First Chinese Emperor

    It started at 259 BCE and ended at 210 BCE. His personal name was Ying Zheng. He was king of chinese states of Qin from 246 BCE to 221 BCE.He became the first emperor of a unified China in 221 BCE.[3] He ruled until his death in 210 BCE at the age of 50.
  • Domestication of the Buffalo

    Most species of the present farm and pet animals were domesticated before the beginning of written history. People killed them to stay alive. It was started much later than domestication of donkey and horses. Buffalo were tamed and then domesticated for working in various agricultural operations before 2500 B.C.