Chinese Inventions: Paper

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History of Paper

Since the invention of writing, people had been trying to come up with something easier to write on than papyrus(stone tablet)also something cheaper. it took 3000 years to come up with paper. the earliest form of paper appeared in the Western Han Dynasty in 206BC-23AD. Usally it was very thick though and uneven.

even after china started using paper it took another thousand years before people were using paper all over Eurasia.meanwhile in China people were using paper in more and more different ways like kites.Soon paper spread all over the world and became international.

even after china started using paper it took another thousand years before people were using paper all over Eurasia.meanwhile in China people were using paper in more and more different ways like kites.Soon paper spread all over the world and became international.

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How Paper Helps The World

Paper helps so many people in their daily life like when we go to school or  when our parents go to work or whenever. Many people write on it and without paper we would have to use something else to write on or we just wouldn’t write at all. The Chinese people created this to communicate in writing but the whole world also learned to use paper in our everyday life.

How Paper helped China

Paper helped China by having something easier to write on and something cheaper.Paper also created more things like paper money and kites.

Sources

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