Chinese History

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In History
  • -200 BCE

    Compass

    Compass
    The compass is a magnetized needle used to navigate on voyages and it was made by Han Dynasty
  • -100 BCE

    Papermaking

    Papermaking
    Chinese are the first people to make paper. The earliest Chinese paper was probably made from hemp and then the bark of the mulberry tree.
  • -50 BCE

    Medicine

    Medicine
    Chinese used poisonous smoke to take away the discease after the person with the discease dies.
  • 618

    Bridges

    Bridges
    Chinese made improved bridges by making archs that were semicircle this took less materials and less space.
  • 650

    Printing

    Printing
    Chinese used black inc to copy symbols they drew it is called woodblock printing.
  • 700

    Mechanical Clock

    Mechanical Clock
    The Chinese made a wheel that spun all the way within 24 hours by using dripping water. Every quarter hour drums will beat every hour bells will chime.
  • 750

    Tea

    Tea
    Farmers grow small tea trees or shrubs chinese have been drinking it since 2700 B.C tea farmers than hand pick leaves and have to boil it.
  • 850

    Gunpowder

    Gunpowder
    Chinese alchemists accidentally discover gunpowder when looking for a secret to live an eternal life.
  • 1300

    Rocket Technology

    Rocket Technology
    Rocket were powered by blast powder,charcoal and sulfur. They were used as fireworks but they started using them for weapons.
  • Period:
    -300 BCE
    to
    1400

    Chinese History