First Emperor of China - Preface

First Emperor of China (Illustration) Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Biographies Famous Historical Events Geography Law and Politics World History Famous People Government Social Studies Archeological Wonders


The ditches were filled
with corpses.

Ancient Chinese Writings 
On the First Emperor of China 
and the Building of the Great Wall

In the 3rd century BC a man named Ying Zheng was consolidating his power in China. Before Ying Zheng became ruler of the state of "Qin" (also called "Ch’in"), China’s seven "states" had never been unified.

Big changes were in store for the country and for its people. 

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5189stories and lessons created

Original Release: Aug 01, 2001

Updated Last Revision: Nov 09, 2016

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