China's Dynasties

Timeline created by katel123
In History
  • 100

    Han Dynasty

    Han Dynasty
    This actually started in 206 B.C. The picture represents the area where the Han Dynasty took place.
  • 100

    Qin Dynasty

    Qin Dynasty
    The Qin Dynasty occurred from 221-206 B.C. Taoism (philosophy) was the 1st religion created during this time. Qin Shinaungdi started laws, weights, measurements, scholarships, and writings. Shi Huangdi was the first emporer who followed the ideas of Legalism
  • 581

    Sui Dynasty

    Sui Dynasty
    This actually occurred from 581 A.D- 617 A.D. This is the area where the Sui Dynasty took place.
  • Jan 1, 618

    Tang Dynasty

    Tang Dynasty
    This actually occurred from 618-907 A.D. The Tang Dynasty area is represented in the picture.
  • Jan 1, 960

    Song Dynasty

    Song Dynasty
    960-1279 A.D. The Song Dynasty is shown in the map of which area of China it took up.
  • Jan 1, 1271

    The Mongols (Yuan)

    The Mongols (Yuan)
    1271-1368 A.D. The Mongols (Yuan) Dynasty was located in the colored area on the map.
  • Jan 1, 1368

    Ming Dynasty

    Ming Dynasty
    The Ming Dynasty ranged from 1368-1664 A.D. This is a picture of where this dynasty took place.
  • Manchu/Qing Dynasty

    Manchu/Qing Dynasty
    This occurred from 1664- 1918 A.D. This picture represents the area of the Qing Dynasty.
  • Great Britian and the Western Pressures on China

    Great Britian and the Western Pressures on China
    This happened between 1800 and 1921. There is no particular area for where Great Britian had western Pressures on China. The picture represents the Imperial time of Great Britian and the West.
  • The Taiping and Boxer Rebellion

    The Taiping and Boxer Rebellion
    The Taiping Rebellion was between 1850 to 1864. The Boxer Rebellion was in 1900. This is an image of the location of where the Taiping Rebellion occurred.
  • Period:
    100
    to
    220

    Han Dynasty

    The Han Dynasty ranged from 206 B.C to 220 A.D. Confucianism was introduced during this time. This idea emphazied the devotion to parents, family, and friends. Also, this idea focused on the expansion and training of the mind, self control, fairness, and guidance of civilized behavior. Along with confusionism, the Silk Route was created during this time. This was the Ancient trade route which linked China to Imperial Rome.
  • Period:
    581
    to
    Jan 1, 617

    Sui Dynasty

    This occurred from 581 A.D to 617 A.D. This dynasty gained power by starting projects such as the Grand Central, Great Wall of China, and many new cities.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 618
    to
    Jan 1, 907

    Tang Dynasty

    The Tang Dynasty occurred from 618 A.D to 907 A.D. Buddhism flourished in this time. Block printing became a big thing during this time. This was done by educated people. The people living in this time learned dependence of families and warlords.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 960
    to
    Jan 1, 1279

    Song Dynasty

    This Dynasty occurred from 960-1279 A.D. During this time qualities of a scholar, poet, painter, and statesman were combined to create writings, paintings, ect. They sought out knowledge and philosophical answers. Non-confucianism was sprung about here which combined the ideas of Confucanism, Buddhism, and Taoism.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1271
    to
    Jan 1, 1368

    Mongols (Yuan Dynasty)

    This happened between 1271- 1368 A.D. Kublai Khan took over and established the first non- Chinese dynasty. Here, they forced the interaction with the Chinese culture and Western Nations. Some examples of this for China included roads, irrigation and trade relations. Some benifits from Europe included fashion and high end items.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1368
    to

    Ming Dynasty

    The Ming Dynasty ranged from 1368-1664 A.D. The capital during this time started as Najing but changed to Beijing for travel purposes. This Dynasty fell due to attacks on Korea and Japan.
  • Period: to

    Manchu/Qing Dynasty

    This occurred from 1664-1912 A.D. The people of Qing put orders that aimed to prevent the Manchus into the Han Chinese population. This prevented the migration of the Han. By the end of the 18th century, the Qing reached the largest territorial extent and empire led by Tzu- Hsi. The last empire was Aisin-Gioro Puyi.
  • Period: to

    Great Britain and Western Pressures on China

    This happened as on overlap of the other Dynasties, occurring from 1800-1921. Great Britian started demonstrating a discontent with China when a British ambassador kneeled on only one knee rather than the full kowtow. Cixi was the wife of Guangku and who took over for 47 years during this time because t agree with her husband. The 1st opium war was between 1839-1842 and the second was between 1856-1860. This was fought because of an unfair trade between teh Chinease and Britian.
  • Period: to

    The Taiping and Boxer Rebellions

    The Taiping Rebellion was between 1850 to 1864. The Boxer Rebellion was in 1900. The Taiping Rebellion occurred in hope to give China back to the people and to removed ancient customs that wer harmful (ex. slavery). The Boxer Rebellion was an anti-foreign and anti-Christian reform.