In 221 B.C., the Qin ruler Shi Huangdi unified China and ruled by harsh Legalist principles. The Han Dynasty ruled over a large and successful land. The Han Chinese way of life is reflected in Chinese life today.
Origin of the surname Chen, Chang, Tan, Tran (Vietnamese) The 5th most common last name in China. Yao Di asked two of his daughters to marry Shun and let him stayed in Wei Na He. Later Yao even gave the throne to Shun.
The 300,000-man Chinese offensive caught the U.N. forces off guard, largely because of U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur's belief that China would not openly enter the war, and vastly expanded the conflict. The Korean War began when communist North Korean forces invaded democratic South Korea on June 25, 1950.Nov 26, 2014
The "Nine Classical Types" of dragons as depicted in Chinese art and literature, are:Tianlong, The Celestial Dragon.Shenlong, the Spiritual Dragon.Fucanglong, the Dragon of Hidden Treasures.Dilong, the Underground Dragon.Yinglong, the Winged Dragon.Jiaolong, the Horned Dragon.More items...
The flag of China was officially adopted on October 1, 1949. The red of the Chinese flag symbolizes the communist revolution, and it's also the traditional color of the people. The large gold star represents communism, while the four smaller stars represent the social classes of the people.Nov 17, 2015
China - Zhongguo. China is called Zhongguo in Mandarin Chinese (Simplified: 中国, Traditional: 中国;also romanized as Jhongguo or Chung-kuo), which is usually translatedas “Middle Kingdom”, but could also be translated as “Central State” or“Central Country”.Aug 1, 2011