At the beginning of the Chinese History

Essay by andrewhuiHigh School, 12th gradeB, June 2005

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There were over thirty-eight dynasties from the Chinese History. I am going to talk about the beginning of the Chinese History. I think it was the most interesting part to discuss because it involved the development at the beginning and then grow weak at the end of the Shang dynast due to the killing of the loyal official of the emperor. It had a profoundly impact the rest of the Shang people and it's culture after Zhou took over the power from Shang. Also, there was a lot of interesting thing from their living habit such as agriculture, their routine of working and even the religion that they worshipped.

At the very beginning of the Chinese History, it started at about sixteenth century B.C from the first dynasty Xia. And it is the true and reliable history preliminarily at that time. In 1928, the scientist excavated the Bronze Age sites at An Yang, Henan Province.

In 1960's and 1960's, it was found by archaeologist that there was an evolution changed of the stage from late Neolithic Age to Shang dynasty (also called the Yin dynasty).

Because of the evidence from excavated those products of a culture that left behind by the deceased. It can prove that it is believable to study and to discuss. These kinds of relics involving the bronze ware, tortoise shell, animal bone and so on. Those animals' backbone had been carved to record the historical events commanding by the Shang King who was a rebel leader to overthrow the last Xia ruler. It is just the same as the historical book nowadays. Therefore, the history of Shang dynasty is trustful indeed.

At first, all the Shang people live in Hebei Province nearby the Bohai Sea in China. And it's first ancestor of the emperor called Hau...