What steps did China’s first emperor, Shi Huangdi, take to unify China under his control?
Shi Huangdi creates Qin Dynasty in 221 B.C. – Names himself “The First Emperor”
What are some of the things I must do to create a united Chinese Empire? What belief system should I use to develop the first united Chinese empire since the Zhou?
Unification of China B. He builds a strong ___________________________ by crushing all opponents and critics. Used powerful army to gain control. C. He ruled China using a __________________ system – Strict laws with harsh punishments. D. He _______________________ that supported Confucianism. Centralized Government Legalist Burned all books Why must I burn all the books in China?
B. Created a standardized system of ___________ and ____________
C. Unified Chinese coins (monetary system)
Unified system of _____________
Built roads and canals to increase easy transportation.
weights writing What else can I do to unify China? measurements
Achievements of the Qin F. ______________________________ - Over 15,000 clay soldiers, horses, chariots created to protect Shi Huangdi after death. How do you think Shi Huangdi was able to build the Great Wall of China, the Terra Cotta Warriors and other massive public works such as palaces, roads, bridges, irrigation systems, and his own tomb in only 14 years? Terra Cotta Warriors