China and Japan

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In History
  • 200

    The Han Dynasty Came to an End

    The Han Dynasty Came to an End
    The Han Dynasty came to an end for the next 300 years, China had no central government.
  • 300

    Yayoi People Organize Japan

    Yayoi People Organize Japan
    The first people to settle in Japan came from northeastern Asia around 20,000 years ago
  • 400

    Yamato Controls Japan

    During the A.D. 500, a clan called Yamato ruled most of Japan.
  • 590

    Grand Canal Links Northern and Southern China

    Grand Canal Links Northern and Southern China
    Yangdi's most ambitious project was building the Grand Canal. This system of waterways connected China's two great rivers, the Huang He (Yellow River) and the Chang Jyahng (Yellow River)
  • 604

    Prince Shotoku writes Japanese constitution.

    Prince Shotoku writes Japanese constitution.
    He wanted to give Japan a strong, well organized government, so Shotoku created a contsitution or a plan of the government.
  • 631

    Taika Reforms Japan

    The Taika reforms created Japan's first strong central government.
  • 690

    Empress Wu Begins Rule

    Empress Wu Begins Rule
    Wu won the respect of the people because of her ability to rule and her determination to make China stronger.
  • 794

    The Emperor Moved the Capital City

    In A.D. 794, the emperor Japan moved the capital from Nara to a new city called Heia-kyo
  • 1200

    Mongol Attacks

    Mongol Attacks
    In the late 1200's, Japan 2as twice invaded by China's Mongol emperor.
  • 1211

    Earliest Known Book Printed

    Paper had been invented during the Han dynasty.
  • 1211

    Genghis Khan Invades Northern China

    In A.D. 1211, thousands of Mongol horsemen invaded China. Within three years, they had taken control all of northern China.
  • 1421

    Emperor Yong Le Builds the Imperial City

    Emperor Yong Le Builds the Imperial City
    In A.D 1421,he moved the capital city north of Beijing. There, he built the Imperial City, a large area of palaces and government buildings.