Who built the first united Chinese Empire?


Who built the first united Chinese Empire?


An Empire, in its simplest form, is a government run by an Emperor. But in a larger sense, an Empire is a government in which many different kinds of people and governance structures are united under the rule of a single man, at least in theory, though Empires often have a large bureaucracy.

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Qin Shi Huangdi is usually regarded as the first historical Chinese Emperor. There was a supposed dynasty that existed before that, but it seems to...

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The Qin Dynasty in China: The Great Wall & Legalism


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Learn about the Qin dynasty. Explore the dates the Qin dynasty ruled, the Qin dynasty ruler, legalism during the Qin dynasty, and the Great Wall of China.

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