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Great Wall Of China. By Kevin and Nolan. Introduction. The Great Wall was made in China . The wall was made in 200 B.C. Qin Shi the emperor at the time began to make orders for the wall to be built in 3 rd century B.C. When and why was it built?. It was made in 200 B.C (Before Christ) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Great Wall Of China

Great Wall Of ChinaBy Kevin and Nolan

IntroductionThe Great Wall was made in China .The wall was made in 200 B.C.Qin Shi the emperor at the time began to make orders for the wall to be built in 3rd century B.C.

When and why was it built?It was made in 200 B.C (Before Christ)Qin Shi was the first emperor and he made the order to make the wall.It was made to protect them from attacks from Barbarian tribes.It was made by peasants, captured enemies, criminals and other people he didnt like. Scholars rebuilt the wall today.The Ming were the people who built the wall.It took three million people to build it.

The description! The Great Wall was made out of brick, mud, dirt and earth.The bricks were made out of mud.It was 25 feet tall 6,200 miles long15-40 f.t wide at the base12-35 f.t wide at the summitThere are battle towers all over the wall

The Great Wall today!The Great wall has been damaged over the yearsSome parts are below rivers3,900 miles long today10 million people visit the wall each year

Fun facts!It is said each stone cost a human lifeThe wall is nicknamed sleeping dragon because of its long snake like shapeIt was the longest hand made thing everIt is wide enough to drive a truck on itSome towers have names like The Fairy Tower and The Wanglinglou Tower found on the highest point on the wall

ResourcesGrolier Kids OnlineEnchanted Learning.comPost Cards from China The Book By Zoe Dawson Great Wall Of China The Book By Kate RiggsDib Dab DooKid RexEncyclopedia for kids