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THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

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The great wall of China
What is the Great Wall ?


Most people tend to think that The Great Wall was a product of wars (actually of defense),thus its role ought to have been most closely related to battles and bloodshedding. It is, however, not that case.
-Represent a main part of Chinese History.
Who built the Great Wall?
There are many answers. Some say Emperor Qin Shihuang. Some say ordinary working people of ancient China, and some say that it was slaves who built the wall.
Did you know?

- that a many as 400,000 people died during the wall's construction.


The Great Wall of China is one of the greatman-made landmarks on earth, an incredible feat of engineering begun some 2000 years ago. It stretches for about 6,500km from Korean mountains to the Gobi desert. The average height is10 meters ( originally the height of 5 men) and the width is 5 meters(originally 6 horses wide at the top, 8 horses wide at the bottom.

Location
Can you see the Great Wall of China from Space?
This picture, apparently the first verifiable photo of the Great Wall of China shot from low Earth orbit, was taken by International Space Station Commander Leroy Chiao on Nov. 24, 2004
Tourism
When China opened its borders to foreign merchants and visitors after its defeat in the First and Second Opium Wars, The Great Wall became a main attraction for tourists.
VIDEO
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The Great Wall of China welcomes 10 millions visitors a year.

THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA
Name: Ignacia Hazbun
Valentina Hazbun
QIN SHIHUANG
BADALING
MUTIANYU
SIMATAI
JINSHANLING
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