The Tang Dynasty
The Tang Dynasty was located somewhere around Eastern China and it ruled from 618 - 907 A.D. The Tang Dynasty had a few influences from Korea and Japan which was borrowed by the Chinese which included their writing system, their respect for nature, and their religions (Buddhism and Confucianism). Their dynasty extended westward thanks to the Slik Road. The Tang Dynasty made a few contributions to our society thats still here today. They were the first to make gunpowder, the compass, the first mechanical clock, porcelain art, the spinning wheel, and block printing.