Beginning China

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Beginning China Significance of Homudu (5000-4500), Yangshao (5000-3000), Longshan (3000-2000) cultures Ancient reolithic agricultural sub-groups in ancient China Around 3000-2000 B.C. domesticated pigs – cultivated rice, Longshan – Pottery 1700-1100 B.C.E. Shang Dynasty 1 st Chinese Settlements along Yellow River Introduced writing system Oracle Bones Importance on education 1040-221 B.C.E. Zhon Dynasty Succeeded the Shang Dynasty Greatly expanded China Mandate from Heaven – used as justification to conquer other territories and overthrow the Shang Longest most important dynasty in Chinese History 400-223 B.C.E. Era of Warring States Tooke place between the collapse of Central Zhondynastic authority and the rise of the Qin emporer Legalism becomes popularized Oracles Bones During Shang dynasty Earliest form of writing beyond pictography Question addressed to the Gods 221-200 B.C.E. Qin Dynasty
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