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The zhou dynasty
The Warring States period. The nobles wanted more power and land until they started warring with each other to gain more land.
It ruled form 1045 BC to 256 BC
The shang dynasty
Wen Wang planed for many years to overthrow the shang dynasty. It was his son Wu Wang who led the army across the yellow River to defeat the king of the shang dynasty
It was based on the feudal system
Confucianism and Taoism
Invention of the cast iron.
With Feudalism. The King gave land to the nobles who rented the land to peasants. The peasants got close to nothing, while the King gained a lot.
The Zhou believed in "tian" or heaven. The Mandate of Heaven decided if a ruler could rule
A concept that said rulers were given authority to rule from the gods
The Warring States Period
The Qin dynasty
Qin Shi Huang
The Art of War