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Gunpowder and ships
Gunpowder was used in explosives and weapons, the first being the fire lance.
The emperors were obsessed with finding the elixir of life so they made concoctions of random things, but they found one time when a emporer dropped his concoction in the fire it blew up.
The Chinese built large ships with rudders and sails to help trade.
They made magnetic compasses which helped people navigate
Coal And Steel
Chinese discover that coal can be used for fuel
Find Steel by melting metal with coal
Make weapons out of steel
Paper was discovered during the Hand Dynasty
Before Printing, books
were copied by hand and were expensive
Buddhist monks and
nuns use wood blocks
to print books.
Literature And Art
The Age Of Poetry
During the Tang Dynasty Poetry Thrived bringing way to many poets
Was used in trade
Made of fine clay that has been baked at high temperatures
During the Song Dynasty Chinese artists painted landscapes
They didnt paint the exact Land however, Instead they painted the "idea"
The tang gave more land to farmers
Rice being able to be farmable underwater
More Food being harvested
More people coming to China
open up Seaports
They trade silk which noone knows
how to make except for them
Chinese add waterways