Beliefs and Inventions by: Allison Dalrymple
-Confucius and his followers believed that a good government depended on having wise leaders.
-They believe that a person cannot know the whole truth about something.
-Their beliefs can be seen in the way people are portrayed.
-Many Chinese Buddhists became monks and nuns.
-They lived in places called monasteries, where they worshiped and meditated.
-Not all Chinese liked Buddhism.
-Many thought it was wrong for the Buddhist temples and monasteries to accept donations.
Coal and steel mining:
-Discovered that coal could be used to heat things, and that is how the coal mining started.
The printing process:
-Before the printing process, they were copied by hand and were very expensive.
Gunpowder for explosives:
-Used the gunpowder as fireworks.
-Weapon; ancestor of the gun.
Built large ships:
-Had rudders and sails.