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Lesson overview:What were the accomplishments of the Shang Dynasty?

  • The development of bronze and crafting composite tools and weapons, including chariots
  • The importance of weaponry in maintaining and defending an empire.
  • Early scientific and astronomical discoveries, including charting the constellations and measuring a year.
  • Early writing systems, similarities and differences with modern Chinese writing.
  • The development of bronze and crafting composite tools and weapons, including chariots
  • The importance of weaponry in maintaining and defending an empire.
  • Early scientific and astronomical discoveries, including charting the constellations and measuring a year.
  • Early writing systems, similarities and differences with modern Chinese writing.