song dynasty (960-1279 CE)
The Song dynasty had many economics. Some of the economics are ship building, trading, and farming. They traded with lots of northern neighbors. One of the traders they traded with was Mongolia. Also, they traded with Africa. Many west Asian and central Asian Muslims went to China to trade. Sea trade with Islamic worlds and east African worlds.
One way that the trade grew was that they had moveable print. Also, the Song dynasty had a Chinese opera, the art of paper cutting and many more. This time period was called China's age of invention.
They believed that China should be run by a well trained government. In order to be in the government, you have to pass a civil service exam. No more Tangs because they only put people in the government if those people were wealthy.
Some rulers that ruled in this dynasty were Song Taizu and Song Weiwang. Song Taizu was formally the leading general of the letter Zhou. The usurped the throan and founded the song dynasty by launching a caup.
On the other hand, Song Weiwang, younger brother of Duangzong, died at eight. Chancellor Lu Xiu carried him jumping into the sea after the Yuan armies invasion.
Although the dynasty did not last, the Song dynasty were forced to make huge payments to the Khitans to keep them from invading China. The entire dynasty was defeated by northern invaders from Mongolia in 1279 AD.