Ming Dynasty Roger

By rogh451
  • Period: Oct 25, 1368 to

    Ming Dynasty

  • Nov 9, 1368

    Hongwu Era Begins

    Hongwu Era Begins
    The Hongwu Era begins in 1368, when Zhu Yuanzhang leads an army into Beijing.
  • Nov 9, 1368

    Grand Military Achevement

    Grand Military Achevement
    Zhu Yuanzhang became know as the Hongwu, or "grand military achievements," the Hongwu Emperor led his armies across Asia, eventually controlling all of modern-day China and making vassal states of Korea and Central and Southern Asia
  • Period: Nov 9, 1368 to Nov 9, 1424

    Land, People, and Taxes

    Census reports indicated that, under the reigns of the Hongwu and the Yongle emperors, China's population reached 60 million persons.
  • Nov 25, 1368

    Ming Taizu

    Ming Taizu
    in 1368 Ming Taizo was able to push the Mongols out of China he had a great millitry mind. In history he was the only emporer to have ever come from a peasant family
  • Nov 11, 1369


    Despite Hongwu's warnings eunuchs became increasingly power in the court. later emperors grew very fond of the eunuchs, who helped raise them thus the rank and duties of many eunuchs gardually increased
  • Period: Oct 25, 1403 to Oct 25, 1424

    Emperor Ming Chengzu

    He was the third Emperor of the dynasty he came to power through a civil war where he seizied the throne frome his nephew
  • Nov 9, 1407


    In order to increase scholarship and strengthen the literary and historical tradtions of China, the Yongle Emperor established the Hanlin Academy. Modeled on Song Dynasty learning institutions the Hanlin served as a center of scholary study and discussion, bringing eminent scholars and artists together and offering a varitey of courses for students soon an additional 300 such academies were founded across China. The Academy produced the great Encyclopedia of the Yongle Period.
  • Period: Oct 25, 1472 to Oct 25, 1528

    Wang Yangming

    the literati followed the way of Confucianism it had been around 2,000 year and had changed one of the most famous men that rewrote Confuucianism was Wang Yangming
  • Period: Dec 7, 1488 to Dec 7, 1521

    Fommer Seven Scholars

    headedby Li Mengyang and He Jingming in the reigns of Hongzhi and Zengde
  • Oct 25, 1500

    The Ming Dynasty Literati

    The Ming Dynasty Literati
    this was a socisl class that had dominated china they controled a good majority the empier they had study from when they were little to make sure they were perpared to take a test to get in to the postion they wanted it was kind of like our conegress
  • Period: Dec 7, 1507 to

    Wu Ceng'en

    he was born in Jiangsu province even when he was young he was well know as a poet he liked to write about the behavor of animals. He was also the aouther of the Monkey King
  • Period: Nov 1, 1518 to

    Wang Shizhen

    Wang Shizhen had discovered almost 1,000 drugs that listed dangers, therapis, and the properitis the drugs where derived from plants, animal, and minerals
  • Period: Dec 7, 1522 to Dec 7, 1572

    Later Seven Scholars

    Was headed by Wang Shizhen and Li Panlong during the regins of Jiajing and Longqing
  • Nov 9, 1530

    Mongol Problem

    Mongol Problem
    As 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 ofthe border. However, problems along the Mongol Frontier worsened and, until the fall of the dynasty the Ming would constantly have to deal with the "Mongol problem"
  • Period: Nov 9, 1550 to

    Troubles with Japan

    The Ming suffered numerous raids from Japanese pirates, who would prowl the Chinese coastline, occasionally raiding small towns and villages. Despite constant patrolling the Ming were helpless to stop the priates
  • Period: Nov 9, 1573 to

    Tribute System

    Beginning with the Hongwu emperor and throught the Wanli emperor, the Ming set up a tribute system as the dominant power in East Asia.
  • Silk

    In the 1600s the Queen of England wore silk from China becuause it showed power and rank in the court. the dammaned for goods from where so high the chineses were able expaned all there routs cocause of the need
  • Period: to

    Taxes (Gu Yanwu)

    One of the scholar had estimated that 50% of the imperial income was from the high taxes placed on the merchents
  • Period: to

    Donglin Party

    Composed of ex-Confucian scholar-offcials, the Donglin Party was intent on returning C

    before the end of the dynasty about 18 year the goverment was forced stop riots. There was a big riot in 1626 in the southern city Suzhou
  • Period: to

    Rise of the Rebellion

    A majority of the provinces in Northwest China experienced severe famines. At the same time, a young postal worker from that area named Li Zicheng lost his job due to unwise econmic administrative policies.