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Coal and Steel
They used to burn wood to heat their homes.
They made steel with melted down iron mixed with carbon from the coal.
They used steel to make many inventions.
It used a lot of wood to keep your house warm all day long.
The Invention of Printing
Paper had been made during the time of the Han Dynasty.
The manufacture of paper led to printing books.
Before, they were copied by hand, and very expensive.
Gunpowder and Ships
Created during the Tang Dynasty
Used in explosives and weapons
They used them for fireworks as well
They shot 40 yards
Literature and the Arts
An Age of Poetry
They didn't try to do they exact appearance of the landscape.
They left extra blank spaces on purpose.
The style reflects the Daoist belief.
It influenced the way people were portrayed.
People are one small part of the landscape.
They wrote calligraphy
They became skilled in making porcelain
It is ceramic that is cooked at very high temperatures.
They sometimes call it "china" because of where its from.
They can be made into basically anything.
Found out how to grow rice faster.
They got more land.
They began to grow tea, a popular drink.
Silk was a big part of this.
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