HOW THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA WAS BUILT? BASIC INFORMATION

GREAT WALL OF CHINA CREATION BASIC INFORMATION
The Creation of the Great Wall of China

Who Built the Great Wall When and Why
Parts of the Great Wall were first built by princes and overlords in the Seventh Century BC as regional border defenses when China was divided into many small states. After the unification of China in the beginning of the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC), the China's first emperor, Qin Shihuang (you must have heard of his Teracotta Army), linked the walls of the three states in the north (Qin, Zhao and Yan). This formed the first "Wan Li Chang Cheng" (ten thousand li Great Wall, li is a Chinese unit of length, 2 li = 1 km). Read more...

How was the Great Wall Built?
Twisting and turning up mountain and down valleys, the great wall, is really a marvelous civil-engineering project in ancient times. at the time relying solely on the manpower with no help of machinery at all, except such animals like donkeys and goats which were used to carry stone and earth up hills and down dales, it was relly an unimaginably difficult job to carry out such a huge project. Read more...

How Was the Great Wall of China Made?
Construction of the Great Wall of China began around 700 B.C. During this time, China was divided into seven different lands, which began building walls to protect themselves from one another. Within 500 years, the walls stretched over 3,000 miles. About 200 B.C., the Chinese states were united for the first time under Emperor Qin, who began the process of connecting the many different walls to protect China from northern invaders. Read more...

Construction of the Great Wall of China
The final result of the largest construction project in history to be put into effect was a twenty five foot high, twenty foot wide, and over 1500 mile long wall, called The Great Wall of China. The Great Wall of China was made of ear th and stone and was built to protect China from northern invasions. Read more...

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