The Chinese civilization is the oldest civilization still in existence today, and extends back through history in an unbroken chain over nearly four thousand years. Throughout these thousands of years of history, the Chinese people have been instrumental in developing technologies and advancing the knowledge of mankind.
The Chinese have been ruled by a succession of dynasties. A dynasty is a family that passes the right to rule the nation from one generation to the next.
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
The shortest war on record was fought between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.