The Great Wall Of China By James Chapman
Why was the Great Wall Of China built? <ul><li>The great wall of China was built to protect the northern borders of the Ch...
When Was The Great Wall of China Built? <ul><li>Over 2000 years ago the Great Wall of China was built at around 221 BC. Du...
How Long Is The Great Wall Of China? <ul><li>The Great Wall of China is about 6000 kilometres long but if you measured all...
Who Built the Great Wall of China and What Was It Made Of? <ul><li>The wall was originally ordered by Emperor Qin over 200...
How Long Did It Take To Build The Great Wall Of China? <ul><li>The Great Wall was built over many years, the original wall...
Timeline <ul><li>http://travelchinaguide.com/china_great_wall/history/chronology.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Visit this website ...
<ul><li>The  End </li></ul>
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

The%20great%20wall%20by%20james%20chapman[1]

3,190 views

Published on

4 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • the stupidest thing i ever seen in my whole life
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • bad
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • shit
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • gay
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
No Downloads
Views
Total views
3,190
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
25
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
114
Comments
4
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

The%20great%20wall%20by%20james%20chapman[1]

  1. 1. The Great Wall Of China By James Chapman
  2. 2. Why was the Great Wall Of China built? <ul><li>The great wall of China was built to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from xiongnu attacks during successive dynasties. </li></ul>
  3. 3. When Was The Great Wall of China Built? <ul><li>Over 2000 years ago the Great Wall of China was built at around 221 BC. During the Ming Dynasty most of the current great wall was built which was between 1368 and 1644. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How Long Is The Great Wall Of China? <ul><li>The Great Wall of China is about 6000 kilometres long but if you measured all the individual structures and changes made throughout the centuries it is believed the final measurement would come to over 50000 kilometres. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who Built the Great Wall of China and What Was It Made Of? <ul><li>The wall was originally ordered by Emperor Qin over 2000 years ago. It was constructed by soldiers, common people and criminals and was made of different materials over the centuries. The earliest wall was largely made of compacted earth surrounded by local stone and then the Ming wall was made of Brick. Approximately 1 million people died constructing the wall. 300,000 soldiers, 500,000 and some criminals were involved in the building of the original wall ordered by Emperor Qin but even more built the new wall. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How Long Did It Take To Build The Great Wall Of China? <ul><li>The Great Wall was built over many years, the original wall took approximately 20. The wall which was built during the Ming dynasty and took over a period of around 200 years. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Timeline <ul><li>http://travelchinaguide.com/china_great_wall/history/chronology.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Visit this website to see the timeline for the Great Wall of China. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The End </li></ul>

×