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History of The Great Wall of China

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Gabi Peebles

on 17 May 2010

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Transcript of History of The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of Wall of China History of When was the Great Wall of China built and why? When was the Great Wall of China built and why? What are some of the repairs done to the Great Wall of China after its original building? Why is the Great Wall of China such a famous tourist attraction? It was built in the 7th century while China was still divided into colonyys."
gfrt bbvbn "It was built in the 7th century." The Great Wall was built, " Mainly to protect the Chinese Empire from northern invaders." "The first sections were built in the Seventh Century BC when China was still divided into many small states." "The Great Wall of China is an integral feature of the geography of Northern China and has captured the imaginations of people throughout its long and distinguished history or some people may wish to think of as its notorious history. The Chinese call this magnificent wall Wan Li Chang Cheng when literally translate means Wall of Ten Thousand Li. A Li is a Chinese measurement of distance such as a mile or kilometer."
" It was first built in the 7th century B.C. when China was still divided into many small states. After the unification of China in 221 B.C., the first emperor of Qin Dynasty linked the walls of the three states in the north and formed the first "Wan Li Chang Cheng" (ten thousand li Great Wall, li is a Chinese length unit, 2 li = 1 km). Since then, the Great Wall was rebuilt, modified or extended throughout Chinese history for over 2,000 years. " What are some of the famous
people who have been to or on the Great Wall? " "This is a Great Wall, and only a great people with a great past could have a great wall, and such a great people with such a great wall will surely have a great future." said President Nixon of the United States on February 24, 1972.
" " Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland visited the Great Wall on October 14, 1986. " " President George Walker Bush of the United States of America visited the Great Wall at Badaling on February 22, 2002. He said “Peace to our people! Best wishes!”
" Those are just a few!!! !The End! BYE Also another reason it is so famous is because it is
the longest man made structure, it is an honor to walk upon
,and people want a chance to walk on it be for it get close off
because many parts are falling apart. !watch more pictures!
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