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    Great Wall of China

    Great Wall of China
    Construction on the Great Wall of China begins. this is significant becaise It was meant to is mark China's boundaries and protect it from invaders and it still stand today.
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    The Shang Dynasty is the first civilization in China for which there is a written record. This is significant because during the Shang Dynasty the Chinese developed a system of writing.
  • China becomes a communist nation

    China becomes a communist nation
    China becomes a Communist nation after a 20-year civil war. This is significant because it ends centuries of dynastic rule and the relationship with the U.S. are strained.
  • Nixon visits China

    Nixon visits China
    U.S. President Richard M. Nixon visits China. Tis is significant because the visit leads to a U.S.-China agreement to work together to improve relations.