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  • 1. The Terra Cotta Army
  • 2. The Qin Dynasty• The first emperor of all China was named Ying Zheng, born in 260 BC during the "Warring States Period", a chaotic, fierce, and dangerous time in Chinese history. He ascended to the throne in 247 BC at the age of twelve and a half.• He followed the philosophy of Legalism.
  • 3. In 221 BC King Zheng united all of what is nowChina and renamed himself Qin Shihuangdi"First Emperor of Qin“.
  • 4. Qin Shihuangdi was a great leader,who began connecting existing walls to create the first version of the Great Wall of China
  • 5. He constructed an extensive network of roads and canals throughout his empire
  • 6. He standardized written language and money.
  • 7. He abolished feudalism, establishing in its place provinces run by civilian governors
  • 8. Qin Shihuangdi died in 210 BC, and the Qindynasty was quickly extinguished within a fewyears by the early members of the Han dynasty.
  • 9. During the brief period of Shihuangdi’s rule, asemi-subterranean mausoleum complex and anarmy of 7,000 life-size sculpted clay terracottasoldiers, chariots, and horses was built. Itsenormity shows his power and control of China.