Today I will be sharing infromation about the Qin Dynasty and other facts about Ancient China
Modern day China is about the same size as the United States with a size of four million square miles. It has a harsh desert called the Gobi Desert in the northern part of China. The Plateau of Tiblet and a range of other mountains are located in the western part of China.
The first dynasty of Ancient China that has clear evidence of exsitence is the Shang Dynasty. Historians have found writing on animal bones, leading to the conclusion that people used these bones to make an oracle, or prediction. They were called oracle bones.
The Shang Dynasty
Topic 1: Shi Haundgi
Shi Hauangi's name means first emporer. He unified China in 221 B.C. He followed the Legalist party and burned books that were against that party. He built the Great Wall on the dynasty's western and northwestern border to protect his people.
What Shi Haundgi did
improved currency using gold, copper, and gold.
burned books that were against teachings
created a network of roads and canals to unify China
built the Great Wall of China
buried 460 scholars that were against his party alive!
1) What great structure did Shi Haundgi build to protect his people that still exsits today? (2 points) 2) How many scholers did he bury ALIVE? (3 points) 3) Name the three metals that Shi Haundgi used in his improved currency. (1 point for each metal named) 4) Historians have found writings on ___. (3 points)
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