Make a table “Milestones in the history of China”

Epoch Time frame Major events of the era
1. The era of the ui dynasty 589-618 The unification of North China and the founding of the dynasty. Capture of the South China states. The start of a grand construction. The increase in taxes, as a result – the uprising of the peasants.
2. The era of the Tang dynasty 618-907 Suppression of peasant uprisings. The monarch has two titles: Son of Heaven and Emperor. The emperor’s personality is sacred, and power is unlimited and hereditary. Central authorities: the Imperial Chancellery and the Imperial Secretariat. The officials are divided into departments. The state is divided into provinces, headed by the chief of the district. The emergence of a complex system of laws. Strengthening large landowners. The imposition of heavy duties on the peasants.
3. Age of Troubles 907-960 biennium Fall of the Tang Dynasty. The fragmentation of China.
4. The era of the Song dynasty . 960-1279 Frequent attacks by nomads on the northern borders. Economic and cultural rise of the country. The growth of cities, the development of crafts, scientific discoveries, the development of printing. The spread of literacy. The conquest of northern China by the Jurchens in the 12th century. The beginning of the Mongol conquest.
5. The era of the Mongol Yuan dynasty. 1279-1368 Beijing is the capital of the new state. Many Chinese are enslaved; decline of trade and agriculture, desolation of irrigation systems. 1334 – flood. The middle of the 14th century is the beginning of the people’s war of liberation. 1368 – China regained its independence.
6. The era of the Ming dynasty. 1368-1644 Restoration of canals, development of abandoned lands, revival of cities. The rise and flourishing of the economy and culture.


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