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The Qin Dynasty China’s Meanest Dynasty. The Qin Government. Legalism: Fear rulers Obey = rewards Disobey = punishment Uncaring and cruel Rejected the teachings of Confucius; burned books. Shi H uangdi. The Great Wall. Was built by the Qin to keep invaders out of China.

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the qin government
The Qin Government
  • Legalism:
    • Fear rulers
    • Obey = rewards
    • Disobey = punishment
    • Uncaring and cruel
    • Rejected the teachings of Confucius; burned books

Shi Huangdi

the great wall
The Great Wall
  • Was built by the Qin to keep invaders out of China.
  • Was 30 feet high, with 40-foot towers
  • Ran through the mountains, desert, and farmland
  • Smoke signals were used to indicate an invasion: smoke during the day, fire at night traveling from tower to tower
standard ization
Standardization
  • Definition: Making all things alike
  • Writing became the same across the land
  • Money became the same across the land
  • Measurement became the same across the land
other notes
Other Notes
  • The word “China” comes from the word “Qin”
  • The first emperor died -> his son come to power and was a weak ruler-> the people of China began a Civil War
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