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Ancient Architecture : Ancient China

10 Elective History

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Youtube

A short video for information on Chinese architecture.

Watch how this structure built in the Forbidden City style of architecture holds up to a simulated earthquake!

 

The Great Wall of China was built 2,200 years ago out of military necessity: to combat the Mongolian ancestors of Genghis Khan. Its construction was a marvel of military engineering.

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National Geographic

Ancient China is responsible for a rich culture, still evident in modern China.

Khan Academy

The Forbidden City is a large precinct of red walls and yellow glazed roof tiles located in the heart of China’s capital, Beijing.

History

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The Qin Dynasty established the first empire in China. The empire existed only briefly from 221 to 206 B.C., but the Qin Dynasty had a lasting cultural impact on the dynasties that followed.