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Modern Chinese History

Chinese history highlights from the Boxer rebellion to the Cultural Revolution.

Asia for Educators

In the Reference section of the PC Library

Dynasties Song

"The Dynasties Song"

This "dynasties song," sung to the tune of "Frère Jacques,"
can help students remember the major Chinese dynasties in chronological order.

Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han
Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han

Sui, Tang, Song
Sui, Tang, Song

Yuan, Ming, Qing, Republic
Yuan, Ming, Qing, Republic

Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong

— Courtesy of the teachers on the College Board AP-World History Listserv
Retrieved August  19, 2012, from http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/timelines/china_timeline.htm#song