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History of the Great Wall of China

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The history of the Great Wall of China began when fortifications built by various states during the Spring and Autumn (771–476 BC) and Warring States periods ...

Who, When and Why Built the Great Wall of China?

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The Great Wall was built from the Warring States Periods by ancient soldiers, common people and criminals. The reason of building it is to defend against the ...

Who Built the Great Wall of China, When and Why - China Highlights

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It's well known that "Emperor Qin built the Great Wall". But the history of the Great Wall is not that simple. Emperor Qin was not the first to build the Great Wall... or ...

Great Wall of China - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Aug 22, 2015 ... As a sign that all of China was now one, the emperor decreed a great wall would be built along the northern border to defend against the ...

All About the Great Wall of China - Enchanted Learning

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The Great Wall of China was built over 2,000 years ago, by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China during the Qin (Ch'in) Dynasty (221 B.C - 206 B.C.).

Ancient China for Kids: The Great Wall - Ducksters

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Kids learn the history about the Great Wall of China. How it was built and why.

Who built the Great Wall? When and why?

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Actually, China is not the only country in history that built wall along its boundary. Athens, the Roman Empire, Denmark and Korea all did so at certain time in the ...

Great Wall of China | wall, China | Britannica.com

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Apr 14, 2016 ... The Great Wall actually consists of numerous walls—many of them parallel to each other—built over some two millennia across northern China ...

The Great Wall of China - Crystalinks

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The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped ... The Great Wall, which was built in 500 BC to protect China's northern border, ...

Great Wall of China - American University

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Rival feudal kingdoms built walls around their territories to keep out invading nomadic tribes from the north. When Emporer Qin Shihuang unified China, ...

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Great Wall of China - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Great Wall of China, including videos, ... It took millennia to build, but today the Great Wall of China stands out as one of the ...

Who built the Great Wall, when and why? - chinatravellers.com

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The Great Wall of China was not built all at one time. In 7th and 8th century BC, battles happened frequently among the states of the Spring-Autumn and Warring  ...

Why did they build the Great Wall of China? | All About History

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Jun 5, 2014 ... The Great Wall of China is the longest man-made structure in the world, stretching 21,196.18km (13,170.6956 miles) long. It was built to keep ...