Imperial China

Imperial China

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  • Emperor of The Qin dynasty 
  • I will be the first to unified the Chinese empire!
  • Trade
  • I have wool, lets trade.
  • I have tea and you?
  • What if I mix sulfur with charcoal and saltpeter?
  • Inventions #1: Gunpowder
  • All right let me record that down.
  • Qin Shi Huangdi was the first Emperor the Qin Dynasty and unified ancient China.
  • Inventions #2: Paper money
  • I'm leaving ¥10,937.50.
  • WOW!!This device shows which way is north, east, south, west is.
  • Chinese sold teas, salt, sugar, porcelain, and spices and silk.They also bought things like cotton, ivory, wool, gold, and silver.
  • Inventions #3: Compass
  • Gunpowder was invented by Chinese alchemists in the 9th century and is made with sulfur, charcoal, and saltpeter.
  • Inventions #4: Moveable Type
  • Paper money started when merchants would leave their heavy coins behind with a trusted agent who would record how much money was left.
  • The compass was made from iron oxide, a mineral ore, or another way was by placing an iron needle that had been rubbed with a lodestone on a piece of wood and floating the wood in a bowl of water.
  • Made of clay and glue hardened by baking then composing texts by placing the types side by side on an iron plate coated with a mixture of resin, wax, and paper ash.
  • So if I place this piece here, and then this one here and add ink, and it makes a word!!
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