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Who founded the Xia Dynasty?

The Xia Dynasty was founded by Yu the Great

What was Yu the great known for?

Yu the great was known for building canals that helped when the Yellow river flooded

When Yu the Great died who became king?

When Yu died his son Qi became the new king. This was the point where leadership was passed to relatives instead of the king being elected by ability

How many rulers ruled over the Xia Dynasty?

Seventeen rulers are recorded to have ruled the Xia dynasty

who was the last ruler of the Xia dynasty?

King Jie

How did King Jie rule?

He was a cruel and oppressive ruler who was overthrown when the Shang Dynasty took over

which Chinese dynasty was the fist dynasty?

Xia Dynasty was the first Chinese Dynasty

How long did the Xia dynasty last?

It lasted nearly 500 years

When did the Xia of the Xia dynasty rule?

The Xia ruled from around 2070 BC to 1600 BC when the shang Dynasty rose

What was the significance of the Xia Dynasty?

Xia Dynasty marked a change from a primitive society to a slave society.

Did the Xia Dynasty really exist?

The existence of the Xia Dynasty is a point of contention. There is no conclusive evidence that is did exist or its just a chinese legend

Where is the history of the Xia dynasty recorded?

It is recorded in ancient Chinese writings e.g the Classic of History and the Records of the Grand Historian

Is there any archaeological evidence of the writings of the Xia Dynasty History?

There is no archaeological evidence of the writings

Before the Xia Dynasty how were kings chosen?

Kings were chosen by ability

How did the Xia Dynasty begin?

The Xia Dynasty begun when the kingdom's rule began to be passed to relatives i.e from father to son

Who were the first Chinese rulers?

Before the Xia Dynasty, China was ruled by the three Sovereigns

Who were the three Sovereigns?

They were god-like beings had the ability to create humans.

Who ruled after the three Sovereigns?

After the three Sovereigns, China was ruled by the Five Emperors

The five Emperors ruled until the beginning of which Dynasty?

until the beginning of the Xia Dynasty