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Han and Qin Dynasty(Kristian's report)

Han and Qin Dynasty(Kristian's report)

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Published by: Vylet Eclair on Nov 12, 2010
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Han And Qin Dynasty
Kristian P. GranadaNS103R
 
The Qin Dynasty was the first rulingdynastyof Imperial China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC. TheQin statederived its name from its heartland of Qin, in modern-dayShaanxi. The Qin's strength had been consolidated byLordShang Yangin the 4th century BC, during theWarring States Period. In the early third century BC, theQin accomplished a series of swift conquests; the statesubjugated theChu, remnants of theZhou Dynasty, and various other states to gain undisputed control of China.During its reign over China, the Qin Dynasty achievedincreased trade, improved agriculture, and militarysecurity. This was due to the abolition of landowninglords, to whom peasants had formerly held allegiance.The central government now had direct control of themasses, giving it access to a much larger workforce. Thisallowed for the construction of ambitious projects, suchas a wall on the northern border, now known as theGreatWall of China.
 
QIN ART
Qin Shi Huang Di¶s Tomb.
Seven hundred thousand workers, it issaid, were occupied on Shi Huang Di¶stomb alone. The tomb was describedas a vast series of undergroundpalaces and pavillions. The tombmound was enclosed by two walls laidout in a rectangular plan with the longaxis running north and south.

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