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Qin Dynasty Ppt

  1. 1. The Qin Dynasty China’s 3 rd Dynasty
  2. 2. Where was the Qin?
  3. 4. Qin Shi Huangdi <ul><li>The First Emperor of China </li></ul><ul><ul><li>United China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very Powerful and Cruel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Became King at age 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Rejected Confucius teachings </li></ul>
  4. 5. Accomplishments under Qin <ul><li>***Standardization*** of money, weights, measurements. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>universally agreed upon set of guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RESULT: Helped trade between Regions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>--Better Communication </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. BIG PROJECT Great Wall of China
  6. 7. Great Wall of China <ul><li>Connected existing walls that had been built earlier for protection </li></ul><ul><li>Protect Empire From Invasion </li></ul><ul><li>Later Dynasties added and rebuilt the Wall </li></ul>
  7. 8. The Great Wall of China <ul><li>30 Feet High </li></ul><ul><li>40 Foot Towers </li></ul><ul><li>1,500 miles long </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 7 Years </li></ul><ul><li>500,000 workers died </li></ul><ul><li>while making the Great </li></ul><ul><li>Wall </li></ul>
  8. 9. Harsh Ruler <ul><li>Shi Huangdi: punished anyone who spoke out against him. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Controled what people studied and talked about </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Result: Many Revolts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qin Lasted: 20 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rejected __________. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Shi Huangdi’s Method of Rule <ul><li>Legalism </li></ul><ul><li>Obey Rulers out of Fear </li></ul><ul><li>People who obey=Rewards </li></ul><ul><li>People who disobey=Punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Virtuous Government would not work </li></ul>
  10. 11. Advances under the Qin <ul><li>4,000 Miles of New Roads to improve Communication throughout large empire </li></ul><ul><li>Problem: Protecting the Empire from Warriors </li></ul><ul><li>Solution: Building of the Great </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wall </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 13. Standardization <ul><li>Coins </li></ul><ul><li>Weights </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Education: Zhou and Confucius Books Burned </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers who did not obey: Bad News </li></ul>Made Communication Easier!
  12. 14. The End of the Qin <ul><li>Shi Huangdi Killed himself… </li></ul><ul><li>His Son took over, a weak ruler </li></ul><ul><li>Civil War broke out </li></ul><ul><li>Han defeated all Enemies </li></ul>

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