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    Emperor Qin Shi Huang Di’s Mausoleum

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    Qin Shi Haung Di was the first emperor of the Qin Empire in China during the 3rd century BCE. Born in 261 BCE, Haung inherited the throne from his father at the early age of 13 and showcased his ambitious spirit by unifying China and creating his empire (Swart 1984). While he is known mostly for building the Great Wall of China, he also left quite a legacy when it comes to his elaborate burial grounds. In 246 BCE, thirty-six years before his death in 210 BCE, Emperor Qin started planning the construction

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    into the tomb. This is what Qin Shi Huang did as the great first Emperor of united China. And these are the secrets of what had lain, untouched, for a couple of millennium. According to Travel Guide China, Qin Shi Huang lived from 259-210 B.C.E. His real name was Ying Zheng. He changed it because he felt his achievements surpassed those of San Huang and Wu Di. Together, it makes Huangdi. Add that to Shi, which means “the first,” and you get Qin Shi Huang. Qin Shi Huang was thirteen when he ordered

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    The First Emperor of China

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    of twenty-two and ruled during the Warring States period. He wanted to unify all of the states by the political, economic, and military strength of Qin State. This ambition is what built the first centralized empire in Chinese history, the Qin Dynasty (221 BC – 206 BC). Zhao Zheng was the first ruler of a united China, so he proclaimed himself Qin Shi Haung, which means the first emperor of China. After China was unified, he passed several major economic and political reforms. He undertook huge projects

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    The History of the First Emperor of China

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    know a good deal about his legacy. Ying Zheng was born in 259 BCE to the King of Qin and his concubine. In 246 BCE, he took the throne at only thirteen. By the time he thirty-eight, he had unified the seven warring states involved in the Warring States Era. These territories included Qin, Han, Wei, Zhao, Qi, Chu, Yan, and several minor states. He took on the name Qin Shi Huang Di and is known as the First Emperor of Qin and also as the First Emperor of China. Only a year after his conquest, 210 BC

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    Great Wall Essay

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    built in 770-476 BC is not the wall that is standing today. The wall that is standing today is the wall that was built in 206 BC. The emperor of China during the building of the great wall was Qin Shi Huangdi. The great wall was built during the Qin Dynasty. The emperor during the Qin Dynasty was Qin Shi Huangdi. During the Han Dynasty emperor Han Wudi reigned. The Han Dynasty was from 141-87 BC. Between about 130 and 110 BC the Han ruling court started winning major battles. They conquered Xiongnu

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    An analysis of Sima Qian on Qin Shihuang document    Sima Qian (145-86 B.C.E.) author of the Document on Qin Shi Huang, the son Sima Tan, the Grand Historian of China.  Sima Qian continued the work of his father as was the and is considered one of the great history writers of China.  He was employed by the emperor, Qin Shihuang.   Sima Qian wrote Shi Ji which is considered one of the more realistic historical records of the Qin Dynasty and Qin Shihuang.  Qin Shihuang was born in 259 BC.  He was the son

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    The Terracotta Army was one of the greatest historical treasure that was ever created. Qin Shi Huang (First Emperor) was very active during the time he ruled. He influenced the idea of the Terracotta Army. Different historians would argue different reason behind the motivation that he had to construct the army. Frances Wood would argue that the concept of immortality that Qin Shi Huang had upon himself was the leading cause of the construction of the Terracotta Army. Immortality is the objective

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    mound. As the tomb of the first emperor who unified the country, it is the largest in Chinese history, with a unique standard and layout, and a large number of exquisite funeral objects. It testifies to the founding of the first unified empire- the Qin Dynasty, which during the 3rd BCE, wielded unprecedented political, military and economic power and advanced the social, cultural and artistic level of the empire.

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    Terracotta Art

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    kingdom ruled by a king. One king was not satisfied with the amount of people and land he ruled over, he wanted more. While King Qin Shi Huang ruled over his kingdom, he began to unify the rest of the kingdoms and turned it into the great Empire of Qin, which he ruled over, naming this period in history the Qin Dynasty. Along with many of his accomplishments, Shi Huang is known for his great art. Although he did not create the art himself, these "art" became trademarks for China. During his time

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    The Lake by Ray Bradbury

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    Ray Bradbury was born in August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. Since the age of eleven Bradbury was interested in writing book and novels. He received education until high school and he continued to self-study. Additionally, he sold newspapers while writing and spent most of his time in the library. In the same year of his graduation, 1938, he published his first short story called "Hollerbochen's Dilemma," in a magazine. It was not until 1942 that Bradbury found his unique writing style and the

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