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1

Who was the first emperor of China?

Qin Shi Huangdi.

2

How did the Qin respond to the scholars suggesting older methods of rule?

They burned their books and buried them alive.

3

What were the two major projects that Qin Shi Huangdi worked on?

The Great Wall of China and his Mausoleum.

4

How many terracotta warriors do experts think are in the Mausoleum?

About 8000 warriors.

5

In what condition were the terracotta warriors found in?

Decent condition. The paint had faded away however and the wooden objects had rotted away.

6

What was Qin Shi Huangdi obsessed with?

Finding the elixir for life so he could live forever.

7

When did Qin Shi Huangdi die and why?

Around 210 BCE due to mercury poisoning.

8

List all of the dynasties we have learned about in order.

Xia, Shang, Zhou, Warring States, Qin, Han