The Great Wall Of China

4,737 views

Published on

1 Comment
5 Likes
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
4,737
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
55
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
206
Comments
1
Likes
5
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

The Great Wall Of China

  1. 1. The Great Wall of China The wall crosses valleys and desert
  2. 2. the great wall 6400km long
  3. 3. The Chinese built n the great wall thousands of years ago
  4. 4. The most famous is the wall built between 220–200 BC by the first Emperor of China
  5. 5. 2 to 3 million Chinese died as part of the centuries-long project of building the wall
  6. 6. Mongol raids continued periodically over the years
  7. 7. Towards the end of the Ming Dynasty the Great Wall helped defend the empire against the Manchu invasions that began around 1600
  8. 8. Before the use of bricks the Great Wall was mainly built from Earth or Taiga stones and wood.
  9. 9. The square lookout towers that characterize the most famous images of the wall have disappeared completely
  10. 10. Many western sections of the wall are constructed from mud rather than brick and stone and thus are more susceptible to erosion.

×