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China!

Shang

first dynasty; 1600-1100 BCE

Zhou

established by Wu Wang; longest dynasty; created Mandate of Heaven; feudal system and bureacracy

Qin

very short; Great Wall of China; Shihuangdi; legalism

Han

Wu Ti- expansion; Hun invasions; civil service exam; paper invented

T'ang

Xuanzong; warlords gain power

Song

age of peace and prosperity; around 1000 CE

Ming

after Yuan dynasty; Zeng He explorations and centralized government

Qing

Manchus; last dynasty

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