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Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dnasty
Transcript of Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dnasty
Q1. Who was Shi Huangdi?
Shi huangdi or properly known as Qin Shi Huangdi was the first Emperor of China. He concurred all of the separate state of China to unite China as one. He was known as a fierce and brave warrior. He was ruler of the Qin dynasty from 220-210BC. He made up the title Emperor which continued to be the name of rulers for the next two millennium.
Q2: When did he rule?
Qin Shi Huangdi only ruled for 10 years from 220BC-210BC over the Qin Dynasty . But in this short time he did the impossible.
Q3: What was the Government like during his rule?
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The Qin government was very bureaucratic, and was administrated by a group of ranked
officials, all serving the First Emperor. The Qin practiced the teachings of the Han Feizi(a Chinese philosopher who developed the skill of Legalism). Allowing Qin to control all of his territories. All normal teachings were standardized, from measurements to language. Zheng and his advisers introduced new laws and practices, which ended feudalism in China. Replacing it with a centralized, bureaucratic government. This allowed the military and government to thrive and transformed society.
Q4: What did Shi Huangdi have built near the end of his life?
Qin built a terracotta army to protect him in the afterlife. Because he thought all of the people he had killed would come back in the afterlife and get revenge.
Q5: Where is the burial chamber located? How big is it?
It is located in the Lingtong District, Xi'an, Shaanxi province China. It was 100m high, 515m long from south to north and 485m wide from east to west.
Q6:Explain the process of building a Terracatta warrior?
They are made of red clay because it was the strongest clay they could find. They were sculptured in parts then put together by workers. It took alf a day to create one soldier.
Q7: What other types of people and things were buried with the soldiers.
There were 130 chariots, 520 horses, 150 calvary horses and the Emporer.
Q8: What do you think the people thought of Shi Huandgi during his lifetime.
I think he would of been a nasty man who got everything he wanted. He would of been ruthless, brave, great in battle and a hardcore ruler. I think this because of all the stories and videos I have seen and heard about him and think that he would of done anything to keep his throne.