Chinese Dynasties

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  1. scapegoated for the Cultural Revolution.
    Consisted of Jiang Quing, Mao Zedong's wife, Zhang Zhunqiao, Yao Wenyuan and Wang Hongwen
    Gang of Four
  2. first leader of the People's Republic of CHina. Initiated the Great Leap Forward, an unsuccessful attempt to industrialize which may have led to the CUltural Revolution.
    Mao Zedong
  3. Author of the Little Red Book, the second most printed book after the Bible
    Mao Zedong
  4. Sun Yat-sen's successor who took power over Wang Jingwei.
    Chiang Kai-Shek
  5. fought a civil war against the communist forces of Mao Zedong
    Chiang Kai-Shek
  6. Founded by the Hongwu emperor
    Ming dynasty
  7. famous for fine pottery
    Ming Dynasty
  8. saw the completion of the Great Wall
    Ming Dynasty
  9. Emperor Yongle of this dynasty constructed the Forbidden City
    Ming Dynasty
  10. Grand Admiral Zheng He made several voyages traveling as far as the eastern coast of Africa
    Ming dynasty
  11. Portuguese found Macau
    Ming dynasty
  12. Wu Cheng-en published Journey to the West (monkey)
    ming dynasty
  13. period of Mongol rule following the victories of Kublai Kahn
    Yuan dynasty
  14. Founded by Taizu
    Song Dynasty
  15. saw conflict between the reformists led by Wang Anshi and the conservatives led by Sima Guang
    Song Dynasty
  16. saw the re-establishment of the navy
    Song dynasty
  17. saw the first use of paper money in history
    Song dyansty
  18. Jurchen soldiers of the Jin dynasty kidnapped Emperor Qinzong bringing and end to the Northern Song dynasty
    Jingkang incident
  19. the Jingkang incident brought an end to the northern branch of this dynasty.
    Song dynasty
  20. a loss at the Battle of Yamen to Kublai Kahn brought an end to this dynasty
    Song Dynasty
  21. Founded by Gaozu and ruled by the Li family
    Tang dynasty
  22. the golden age of Chinese culture that saw poets like Tu Fu and Li Po
    Tang dyansty
  23. Wu Zeitan interrupted this dynasty
    Tang dynasty
  24. saw An Lushan's rebellion
    Tang dynasty
  25. had it's capital at Chang'an
    Tang dynasty
  26. lost the Battle of Talas to the Abbasid Caliphate
    Tang dynasty
  27. the Diamond Sutra was created
    Tang dynasty
  28. Brought an end to the rule of Xian and the Han Dynasty. Led by Zhang Jiao
    Yellow Turban Rebellion
  29. period following the Yellow Turban Rebellion when the kingdoms of Wei led by Cao Cao, Shu led by Liu Bei, and Wu led by Sun Quan all vied for power.
    Three kingdoms
  30. the first imperial Chinese dynasty. founded by Qin Shi Huangdi
    Qin dynasty
  31. saw construction of the Great Wall begin
    Qin dynasty
  32. a key figure of this dynasty was Li Si
    Qin dynasty
  33. founded by King Wu after he defeated the Shang dynasty at the Battle of Muye
    Zhou dynasty
  34. the longest-lasting chinese dynasty
    Zhou dynasty
  35. saw important philosophers like Confucius, Mencius, Laozi, Mozi, and Han Feizei
    Zhou dynasty
  36. Sun Tzu wrote the Art of War during this time
    Zhou dynasty
  37. started construction on the Grand Canal
    Zhou Dynasty
  38. Founded by Wen
    Sui dynasty
  39. saw the Grand Canal completed
    Sui dynasty
  40. earliest Chinese characters appear on oracle bones. The high god Di is worshiped. the capital is Yin
    Shang dynasty
  41. first historical dynasty
    Shang dynasty
  42. Founded by Emperor Gao of the Liu family
    Han dynasty
  43. Wu Di is the greastest ruler
    Han dynasty
  44. The historian Sima Qin recorded the first history of China during this period
    Han dynasty
  45. Silk Road is established
    Han Dynasty
  46. Cai Lun invented paper
    Han dynasty
  47. interrupted by the short-lived Xin dynasty of Wang Mang
    Han dynasty
  48. ended during the reign of Xian by the Yellow Turban Rebellion
    Han dynasty
  49. founded by the Jurchen warlord Nurhaci
    Qing dynasty
  50. also known as the Manchu dynasty
    Qing dynasty
  51. one of it's great rulers was Kangxi
    qing dynasty
  52. with a rein of 61 years, he was the longest ruling Chinese emperor in history.
    Kangxi
  53. compiled a great dictionary
    Kangxi
  54. put down the Taipang Rebellion led by Hong Xiaquan
    Qing dynasty
  55. the Opium wars begin
    Qing dynasty
  56. Empress Cixi of this dynasty encouraged the Boxer Rebellion
    Qing dynasty
  57. Hundred Days Reform
    Qing dynasty
  58. the Abdication of Henry Pu-Yi during the conflicts between Yuan Shikai and Sun Yat-sen bring an end to this dynasty and imperial China
    Qing dynasty
  59. "Father of Modern China" transitioned China in a national state following the rule of Yuan Shikai
    Sun Yat-sen
  60. three people's principles (nationalism, social welfare, democratic government)
    Sun Yat-sen
  61. envisioned an industrial project which eventually became the Three Gorges Dam
    Sun Yat-sen

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