When: About 600 a.d
Contributions to our society: -Gunpowder -Porcelain
-Compass - Spinning Wheel
-Mechanical Clock -Block Printing
The Tang Dynasty influenced Japan and Korea; most of the Japan and Korean cultures were borrowed from the Chinese during this dyansty.
-Buddhism -Confucioanism: "5 realationships"
-Writing System - Respect for Nature
SILK ROAD: The silk road helped the dynasty extend westward, and connected China with Western cultures (Muslim and Byzantine Empires)