Why did they build the Great Wall of China?

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The Great Wall of China has been one of the wonders of the ancient world and has been periodically rebuilt and modified throughout history by each reigning Chinese dynasty. The Great wall was built mainly to protect the Chinese Empire from the Mongolians and other invaders.
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To keep out the Mongols.
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The Great Wall of China was built originally to keep the Mongol Nomads out of their land. It was made from stones and earth in wood frames, and extends to about 8,850 kilometers.
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To keep the Huns from attacking their country!
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The state of Chu was the first to build a wall during the Warring States Period, which spanned more than 250 years from 476 BC to 221 BC. Shortly after Chu started, the other five
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