• The Song Dynasty was from 960 to 1279. In this era, Chinese economy grew greatly, and became the most advanced economy in the world. Science, technology, philosophy and mathematics developed rapidly. China in the Song Dynasty was the first country to issue paper money in world history. The Song Dynasty was the first to use gun powder and to invent movable-type printing. Population grew rapidly. More and more people lived in cities. There were lively entertain places. There were many kinds of social life. People got together to watch and trade valuable artifacts. The government system of the Song Dynasty was the most advanced in the world at that time. Government officials were chosen and employed through competitive exams.
• Initiated from AD 960 to AD 1279, the Song dynasty was an era when China’s economy boosted substantially to become the most advanced economy in the world. It’s also an era when science, technology, philosophy and mathematics flourished. This dynasty also saw the first known use of banknote, gunpowder as well as the invention movable-type. During the Song dynasty, the population of China grew quickly and an increasing number of people migrated to cities, where settled bustling entertaining sites. The social life were abundant and varied, people gathered together to visit and trade valuable works of art. The government system of Song Dynasty where all the government officials were selected and appointed through completive tests, was also unrivalled in the world at that time.