Why Do the Chinese Put Money in Red Envelopes for the Chinese New Year?

Answer Chinese New Year---also known as the Spring Festival---is the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar. Festivities last for 15 days and include many different kinds of celebrating and tradit... Read More »

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What year did chinese immigration to the u.s. begin?

The first Chinese immigrants arrived in 1820, but it wasn't until 1849 that Chinese immigration to the US really took off with the start of the California gold rush. It continued until the passage ... Read More »

What year was the Chinese calendar invented in China?

The ancient Chinese calendar calculates months and years through the movements of both the sun and the moon. It has been in use since the 14th century B.C. It was created by Emperor Huangdi of the ... Read More »

What year did the Chinese make paper from rags?

Ts'ai Lun is credited with inventing paper using tree bark, hemp, rags and fish nets. This event is cited in Chinese history as occurring in 105 AD during the Han Dynasty. It is possible that Ts'... Read More »