Nov 18, 618
The Reign of Li Yuanhttp://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Li_Yuan This was the first emperor of the Tang Dynasty and he also, was the founder of it. He unified China after the sui Dynasty and formed rebellions to bring China back together and end the chaos. He retired from the throne at 626 and gave the power to his son. He used many of the sui dynasty ways and policies, because he beleaved they had a good way of ruling.
Period: Nov 18, 618 to Nov 18, 907
The Tang Dynastyhttp://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/tang/ This dynasty was the one that went after the sui and before the Song. It was an important dynasty, that used Buddhist ways in their religion. They made Budhism famous and helped it spread. They unified China just like the Qin and other dynasties.
Nov 19, 627
The emperor Li Shiminhttp://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/tang/emperor_taizong.htm
He was the son of the first emperor of Tang and the founder. He succeeded to the throne when his father, retired and gave him the throne. He made an important accomplishment in China which was to unify China. This was something that his father tried but could not finish. He expanded the empire and grew it to its max. He launched many military activities in order to expand. He later died in 649 in the Hanfeng palace.
Nov 19, 666
Equal field systemThis was a movement done in the Tang dynasty with the purpose to distribute the land equally and avoid the concentration of land in a single person. Tried to not make the same mistakes their previous dynasties did like the Han because they gained many problems from the land distribution cause it was unequal and people got too powerful.
Nov 19, 755
The An Lushan revolthttp://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&biw=1280&bih=647&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=An+Lushan+revolt&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai= An Lushan a concubine from the emperor (favorite concubine) She was a traitor she revolted against the empire and conquered the capital and seond capital. But in the year 757 a soldier killed An Lushan and later in 763 they got their capitals back. But this was one of the major revolts leading to the downfall of the Tang dynasty. It weakend the Tang army and dynasty so much that they could not be able to come back from this phase in the empire.
Nov 19, 903
The Huang Chao RebellionThis was an important rebellion that occured during the Tang Dynasty which was caused because of the who started to take over the power of the central goverment. Military comissionaries held posts and took adbvantage of the profits and taxation. They captured the emperor to try to make a bigger influence but were deafeated in 903
Nov 19, 907
This year the last Tang emperor abdicted the throne or gave it up and ended the Tang dynasty. The end of the dynasty was mostly brought because of all the rebellions there was and at one point the dynasty could not comeback from the An revolt makeing it weak and with the haung Chao rebellion the empire was as good as done.