Tang Dynasty vs. Americas (618-906)

  • Jan 1, 618

    Tang Dynasty Begins

    Tang Dynasty Begins
  • Period: Jan 1, 618 to Jan 1, 906

    Tang Dynasty

  • Period: Jan 1, 618 to Jan 1, 906

    Americas

  • Jan 1, 620

    Cholula (Americas)

    Cholula (Americas)
    The town of Cholula was founded in central Mexico. It was later said to be the oldest continuously occupied town
    in all of North America.
  • Jan 1, 627

    The Emperor Li Shimin

    The Emperor Li Shimin
    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. http://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/history/tang/emperor_taizong.htm
  • Nov 30, 650

    Temple Closed (Americas)

    An early Mayan classic temple in Copan was closed and covered.
  • Jan 1, 666

    Equal field system

    Equal field system
    This 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.
  • Jan 1, 700

    Teotihuacan Declinig (Americas)

    Teotihuacan Declinig (Americas)
    In Mexico the Teotihuacan culture began declining and was almost abandoned .
  • Jan 1, 755

    The An Lushan revolt

    The An Lushan revolt
    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. http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&biw=1280&bih=647&tbs=isch:1&sa=1&q=An+Lushan+revolt&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=
  • Jan 1, 800

    Mayan city of Copan (Americas)

    Mayan city of Copan  (Americas)
    The height of the Mayan city of Copan. Some 20,000 people lived in the Copan pocket, a fertile section of the
    Copan River valley in what is now Honduras.
  • Jan 1, 900

    Palenque (Americas)

    Palenque (Americas)
    The Mayan city-state of Palenque (later in Mexico) and the state of Copan (later in Honduras) was abandoned
  • Jan 1, 903

    The Huang Chao Rebellion

    The Huang Chao Rebellion
    This 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
  • Jan 1, 906

    Tang Dynasty Ends