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Qin Dynasty. Shmee , Spritz, Big Mac, Pizza (Tyler), Vincenzo, Homie G. The Basics. Lasted from 221 to 206 BC Used bureaucracy to form government Emperor: Qin Shihuangdi First centralized Chinese government. Basics Continued. Ended the Warring States Period in China

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Qin dynasty

Qin Dynasty

Shmee, Spritz, Big Mac, Pizza (Tyler), Vincenzo, Homie G


The basics
The Basics

  • Lasted from 221 to 206 BC

  • Used bureaucracy to form government

  • Emperor: Qin Shihuangdi

  • First centralized Chinese government


Basics continued
Basics Continued

  • Ended the Warring States Period in China

  • Home of the Terra-Cotta Warrior

  • Located in North-Eastern China

  • The Qin build the great wall of China


The terra cotta army
The Terra-Cotta Army

  • Modeled after the Qin Dynasty’s army

  • The Terra-Cotta Army is a group of stone statues

  • There are over 7,000 human statues, and about 4,000 stone horses.

  • Discovered in 1974

  • In the yellow river valley

  • Created to show power


Religion
Religion

  • The Qin Emperor rejected Confucius thinking

  • Burned Confucius texts and writings

  • Taoism and Buddhism had not yet developed

  • The Qin Dynasty embraced a governmental philosophy called Legalism


Politics
Politics

  • Qin was in full development from 476 to 221 B.C.

  • Qin created a centralized bureaucratic government

  • The dynasty was broken into several states, Han, Zhao, Wei, Yan, Chu, and Qi. Each state used its own aristocratic system. 230-221 B.C.


The downfall of qin
The Downfall of Qin

  • Three assassination attempts upon emperor Qin

  • Qin died in 210 B.C. even though he was obsessed with life.

  • It fell in 207 B.C. defeated by Xiang Yu



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