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Question: Who built the Great Wall Of China? Answer: The construction of the Great Wall was ordered by China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, to defend against invading nomadic tribes such as the Xiongnu, possible ancestors of the Huns.
If you’re going to be in or near Seattle in the upcoming months, don’t miss the Terracotta Warriors: Guards For Eternity exhibit. In 1974, some peasant in Lintong, Xian, Shaanxi Province, China unearthed pieces of pottery dating from the Qin Dynasty (211-206 BC) and archaeologists moved in to dig more extensively. This led to the discovery […]