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                  Ancient China
Site by Adam Seering,  Last updated: 3/30/98


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Chinese Invention Timeline:
3000 BC  - Herbal Remedies
2900
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2100
2000        -Silk
1900
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1400
1300        -The Decimal System
1200        -Lacquer
1100
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500
400        -Kites
300        -Kites;  -Magnetic Compass
200        -Cast Iron;  -Relief Maps
100        -Negative Numbers;  -Wheelbarrow
0 AD
100        -Rudder;  -Mast
    -130   -Seismograph
200        -Fishing Reel;  -Stirrup;  -Porcelain;  -Biological Pest Control
300        -Umbrella
400
500
600
700        -Printing
    -725   -Mechanical Clock
800        -Printing;  -Gunpowder;  -Playing Cards;  -Paper Money
900        -Printing
1000      -Printing;  -Spinning Wheel;  -Fast Food
1100
1200
1300      -Multistage Rocket
1400
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1900
1998      Today

My Bibliography - Good sources for more information