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terracotta army by elise and nicole

social studies 7c
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elise palma

on 14 February 2013

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AND FINALLY... XIAN, CHINA Tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi
Found by a farmer
Thousands of statues of soldiers and horses as well as non-military workers
Each statue is unique QIN SHI HUANGDI Qin Dynasty, crowned at age 13
Started construction of the Great Wall of China
Unifying states of China
Died and was buried with the Terra Cotta Army
Claimed agriculture and economy were very important IMPORTANCE Emperor introduced Taoism to China
They believed in afterlife
Buried with the emperor to give him something to command in the afterlife TERRA COTTA STATUES Unique figures
Workers added details to seem realistic
Varying facial expressions, weapons, clothing, and paint colors SOURCES: "Qin Shi Huangdi, First Chinese Emperor." ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/greatwall/Emperor.html>.
"The Terracotta Army And Its Discovery." Terracotta Army. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <http://www.terracottawarriors.co.uk/terracotta-army.php>.
BBC. "Royal Chinese Treasure Discovered." BBC News. BBC, 20 Oct. 2005. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4359774.stm>.
"Terracotta Warriors, Terracotta Army, Terra Cotta Soldiers, Xian China." TravelChinaGuide. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <http://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/shaanxi/xian/terra_cotta_army/>.
"Terracotta Army â Place to Visit in China # 4." ProcessChinaVisaOnline. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Feb. 2013. <https://processchinavisaonline.com/terracotta-army/>.

Pictures:
http://www.beijinghutongtour.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Terracotta-Army1.jpg
http://media.smithsonianmag.com/images/Qin-Shi-Huangdi-7.jpg
http://www.globeimages.net/data/media/89/terracotta_army__soldiers_dressed_in_armor.jpg
http://hereticdhammasangha.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/pc287117.jpg
http://media.smithsonianmag.com/images/partially-excavated-terra-cotta-soldier-8.jpg
Elise Palma & Nicole Nam A QUIZ 1. Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi was crowned at what age? 1 GROUP PER TABLE. 2. Where was he buried? 3. What wonder of the ancient world did he start building? 4. What dynasty was he from? 5. Around how many statues were found in the tomb? 6. At what age did Qin Shi Huangdi die?
(a) 49 (b) 39 (c) 59 7. When was the Terracotta army found?
(a) 1974 (b) 1982 (c) 2003 8. True or false: No animal statues were found at the tomb 9. True or false: Each statue is unique 10. What religion did the emperor introduce to China? THE END. THE TERRA COTTA ARMY
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