Zhu clan

Ming china ^^

  • Aug 20, 1200

    Movements in Literature

    Movements in Literature
    Storytellers Floureshed in the marketplaces of the northern capital, Bianliang, and the southern capital, Hangzhou.
  • Period: Aug 20, 1279 to Aug 20, 1368

    The yuan Dynasty

    The yuan Dynasty was ended because a series of natural disasters.
  • Aug 20, 1368

    Ming China

    Ming China
    1368-1644 - The Ming Dynasty ruled china , And the ming was ruled by the Zhu clan. The Zhu clan ruled China for about 300 years.
  • Aug 20, 1368

    Ming China, Ming Taizu

    Ming China, Ming Taizu
    Ming Taizu, He was the dynasty's founding emporer, he was also a military genius. He was the man who personaly led the the expeditions that pushed the mongals out of china in 1368.
  • Aug 20, 1368

    The End of the Yaun Dynasty

    The End of the Yaun Dynasty
    There were many tragic things that were happening, and they were all because the Yaun Dynasty was ending. They were signs that they were not fit to rule anymore. Some things like Severe floods in the yellow river, or rebel and religious uprisings. They ruled from 1279 - 1368
  • Aug 20, 1368

    The Hongwu era

    The Hongwu era
    A man named Zhu Yuanzhang, a Chinese rebel, was the man who formed a army and led them into Beijing to send the Mongol's on their way. He was a orphan who was raised in a buddhist montastery. (1368-1644)
  • Period: Aug 20, 1368 to

    Ming china!

    Zhu clan leaded china for 300 years!
  • Aug 20, 1380

    A epic Victory!

    A epic Victory!
    The zhu clan leaded by Zhu Yuanzhang, Became known as the Hongwu emperor as he created an elite military system. He eventually controlled all of asia.
  • Aug 20, 1385

    Administration

    Administration
    The Hongwu emperor built a large bureaucracy to help administer his vast kingdome. he discovered a widespread plot to overthrow his his rightful place of emperor...he executed all those who were involved with this plot.
  • Aug 20, 1390

    Eunuchs

    Eunuchs
    The Eunuchs became very powerful in court and many emperors became fond of the eunuchs, thus the enuchs gradually had mor duties and many ranks were raised.
  • Aug 20, 1395

    The examination system

    The examination system
    The examination system was a way to gain some sort of power...the power to be a Confuian scholar-official, The ming revival of a pure chinese rule. they looked to strengthen the system and revamp it from the time of the ancestors. It became more and more complex as time went on
  • Aug 20, 1400

    Land, People, and Taxes

    Land, People, and Taxes
    The Hongwu had massed a population of over 60 million people, land registers recorded more than 129 million acres of cultivated land. The ming emperors insituded various land taxes to increase the empire's coffers. They taxed for summer, autumn grain, and salt and tea.
  • Aug 20, 1403

    Ming China, Ming Chengzu

    Ming China, Ming Chengzu
    Ming chengzu was the third Emperor in the dynasty. He had a very stronge power rush all the way from 1403 to 1424, He found his power through blood. "The civil war". Anyone who stood in his path he would exicute. for example when he first came to power he executed the outraged literati. He did not stop at executions he continued his madness and killed over 10,000 men and woman.
  • Aug 20, 1405

    Scholarship

    Scholarship
    In order for the literary and historical traditions of china, the Yongle emperor established the Hanlin Academy. The Hanlin served as a center of scholarly study and discussion. The Academy produced the great Encyclopedia of the Yongle Period. Compressed of 11.095 volumes.
  • Aug 20, 1410

    The Tribute System

    The Tribute System
    Starting with the Hongwu emperor and all the way through the Wanli emperor, The Ming set up a tribute system as the dominant power in East Asia.
  • Aug 20, 1415

    Maritime Expeditions

    Maritime Expeditions
    A man named Zheng He whent on many great expeditions. Him and his men traveled far and wide, all the from India to Africa. He traveled many places to trade. All of these expeditions were very successful!
  • Aug 20, 1420

    Ming Anti-Commercialism

    Ming Anti-Commercialism
    China failed to become a world Power because they lacked the needs that Japan and Europe would have centuries later. The ming Taxed their people instead of taxing all their trade items. So they chose not to participate in the great commercial revolution.
  • Aug 20, 1472

    Wang Yangming

    Wang Yangming
    The time of Confucianism! A man named Wang Yangming rewrote Confucianism and was most famouse for his work. He was a idealist! while Europe had christianity Ming China had confucianism. That went on from 1472 to 1528
  • Aug 20, 1500

    Ming China, Literati

    Ming China, Literati
    The literati was a social group that practicly ruled China since the ancient times. They were all very unique in the world. The Portuguese arrived in china around the 1500's and were extremely suprised to see that a high source of power was given if you pass an exam.
  • Aug 20, 1518

    Wang Shizhen

    Wang Shizhen
    In (1518-1598) Wang Shizhen listed the properties, therapies, and dangers of almost 1,000 plants derived from plant, animal, and mineral products. In it he listed the collection of steroids, smallpox and many other things.
  • Aug 20, 1530

    The Mongol Problem

    The Mongol Problem
    While the hongwu emperor sought to regain control of china, he sent armies into Mongolia to break the mongol forces that remained. He managed to conquer and pacify mongol chieftains by giving them titles, honors, and guardianship of the border. yet there was allways a mongol problem.
  • Aug 20, 1550

    Troubles with Japan

    Troubles with Japan
    Japanese pirates would prowl the Chinese coastline, occsionally raiding small towns and villages. Despite constant patrolling, the Ming were helpless to stop pirates. The Ming decided to prohibit maritime trade with japan in hope of not providing the pirates any opportunities. Japan invaded Korea and the Ming. china did not look like East asia's "Big-brother" as it once did.
  • Aug 20, 1573

    The Wan-li Reign

    The Wan-li Reign
    The Wanli Emperor showed very little interest in the affairs of state. He let eunuchs and other officials make decisions for him while he entertained himself with literature and woodcarving. By the end of his reign, the Ming dynasty was in terrible state of affairs.
  • Taxes

    Taxes
    The scholar Gu Yanwu stated that in (1618-1682) 50% of all the income for the imperial's drived off of the high taxes collected from the coastal cities.
  • The Donglin Party

    The Donglin Party
    The Donglin party was intent on returing Chinese society and goverment to traditional principals of Confucian conduct. The leader of the Donglin accused a very powerful court eunuch, Wei Zhongxian, of high crimes. Wei and other court officials resonded by creating a blacklist of donglin members. manyt of those listed were denounced, condemned, disgraced, tortured, and killed.
  • Riots in Ming china!

    Riots in Ming china!
    Ming china had many riots through out history, There is one in particular that really sticks out, The year of 1626 there was a riot in the southern city of Suzhou that was Especially hard for the goverment to put down. In this riot there were many who participated. The literati, The Stronge textile workers who numbered in the 10's of thousends, the wealthy bankers and merchants, and the landlord families all formed a stronge alliance against the goverment policy. They Chanted "Save Master Zhou!"
  • The Rise Of Rebellion

    The Rise Of Rebellion
    Li Zincheng joined his uncle who was already a bantit, became the leader of a bantit group that successfully raided numerous provinces in northwest china.
  • The Manchus

    The Manchus
    The Manchus Originated from Jurchen tribes of NorthEastern Manchuria. they learned chinese culture from both the Chinese and the Mongols.The Manchus defeatedLi's army and came to rule China the Quing (Pure) dynasty (1644-1911)
  • The Mongol Problem

    The Mongol Problem