Presentation on theme: "Emperor Qin Positive Accomplishments/ReformsNegative Accomplishments/Reforms -Great Wall protected China from nomads -Great Wall protected China from invasions."— Presentation transcript:
Emperor Qin Positive Accomplishments/ReformsNegative Accomplishments/Reforms -Great Wall protected China from nomads -Great Wall protected China from invasions -Great Wall used “rammed earth” to stay solid and strong for protection -Made one type of money -Made copper currency -Very influential policies- carried to Han Dynasty- ex. One unified language -Increased trade distances around China- improved economy, happier families -Strong government, strict laws- secure, safe, happy people -organized tax system- more public buildings -United all of China—7 kingdoms -Strong army to keep China safe from attack -Building mausoleum provided a lot of jobs -Hundreds of people died building the Great Wall, a lot of labor -Workers were forced to build the Great Wall -Made gold currency -Built Great Wall- families were not able to spend as much money -Didn’t allow anyone to disagree with him or trust anyone -Obsessed with the afterlife—did not pay as much attention to keeping China safe 1A
Emperor Qin Positive Accomplishments/ReformsNegative Accomplishments/Reforms -Great Wall- Keeps nomads out- preserves China’s farmland -Great Wall- keeps safe from enemies/invasions -Organized a tax system- $$ spent to public buildings -Strong government, strict rules -Same currency, more spending -Same writing-easier to communicate -Same laws- easier to live by the rules -Powerful military to defend China and gain other territories -United all 7 kingdoms of China to work together as one country -strong government, strict laws, harsh punishment -Building mausoleum boosted economy— provided jobs and increased trade for materials -People were paid to build mausoleum -Great Wall- men forced to build wall with no pay and many died -Great Wall- a lot of $$ spent to build, could have spent less and paid workers -Great Wall took a lot of resources -People not allowed to disagree with Qin, other ideas to improve economy not allowed—no collaboration -Girls can’t go to school—must stay at home with mothers -Qin was overconfident and took more risks, putting his country in danger -Burned books that taught ideas he disagreed with—lost history -Buried philosophers alive whose ideas he disagreed with -Mausoleum cost a lot of $$--raised taxes, with the leftover $$ he spent it on himself 1B
Emperor Qin Positive Accomplishments/ReformsNegative Accomplishments/Reforms -Great Wall kept out nomads- to keep nomads from using resources/land -Great Wall was 4,000 miles long- helped prevent invasions -Strong government, strict laws- more secure, safe – less crime -One form of $$- more trade, spending, growth of economy -Got people of China to work together, united all of China- 7 kingdoms -Made 1 form of writing and money for all of China -Made strict laws and harsh consequences -Strong military leader- built a strong army -Expanded his army to take over other lands -Believed Terra-Cotta Army would protect him his afterlife -Paid people to build his mausoleum which boosted the economy -Shared a common religious belief - -Men were forced to help build the Great Wall, possible death, no pay, hard for family survival -Great Wall- families could not spend a lot of money- economy shrinking -Did not allow people to disagree with him, and did not take others advice -Forced people to do a lot of free labor -Burned books that had ideas he did not agree with -Buried philosophers alive who taught ideas he did not agree with -Took all power for himself—took power away from nobles, and other previous government officials -Raised taxes to build the mausoleum -With extra tax money after building he spent it on himself -Regular citizens did not get extravagant mauseloeums 2A
Emperor Qin Positive Accomplishments/ReformsNegative Accomplishments/Reforms -Signal fires for Great Wall to warn of attack -Great Wall Helped protect China from invaders -Organized tax system -One type of money for all of China -United all 7 kingdoms of China to work together as one country -Divided China into districts to help with government and tax organization -Made on writing system—everyone could communicate -Fair tax system – most of the time unless he was building -Strong government -Strong army to protect people -Building the mausoleum provided jobs - -Many died while being forced to build the Great Wall -Endless labor, raised taxes people became very unhappy with Qin -Raised taxes to build his mausoleum and kept extra money to spend on himself -Burned books that had teachings he disagreed with -Anyone who disagreed with him was harshly punished- buried philosophers alive who disagreed with him -Did not allow people to disagree with him and did not trust others ideas -strict laws, harsh punishments- burying alive -Qin took China through many wars with many deaths to conquer other territories -Building of mausoleum took a lot of labor and $$ -Mausoleum became an obsession and he lost focus in other areas of his rule 2B
Emperor Qin Positive Accomplishments/ReformsNegative Accomplishments/Reforms -Great Wall protected China from nomads and other civilizations -Created a border line- marking China’s territory -Common currency- increased trade and buying, which increased the economy -Organized tax system- building of public facilities -Unified all 7 kingdoms of China to work together -Common writing system- helped unify China -Common laws -Traded weapons with other countries -Had large, strong armies to protect and occupy more land—expanded China’s empire -Brought smartest people into his government -strong government, strict laws, and harsh punishments -Citizens shared his belief system -Paid people to build his mausoleum— economy improved -Men forced to build the Great Wall, were not paid -Many died building the Great Wall -Raised taxes to pay for the building of Great Wall -Raised taxes to fund the building of his mausoleum—with the extra money he spent on himself -Took away power from lords, nobles, etc and took complete control of the economy and politics -Did not trust people and did not work together with others to create his government -Burned all books that wrote about beliefs he disagreed with -Buried philosophers alive whose ideas he disagreed with -Tried to conquer too many lands- power hungry -Raised taxes to build mausoleum -Killed some workers because he didn’t like their designs -Prevented work on other projects to better civilization 3A
Emperor Qin Positive Accomplishments/ReformsNegative Accomplishments/Reforms -Great Wall protected China from invaders and nomads- kept nomads from taking resources -Great Wall signaled to China that there was an attack- lit torches -One type of currency in all 7 kingdoms -One writing system -Organized tax system -Strict laws and harsh punishments -United all 7 kingdoms of China to work together as one country -Created a strong army to defeat other countries/protect China -Strong government -Created paid jobs for people by having the mausoleum built -Men forced to build Great Wall for no pay, many men died during construction -Raised taxes to build his mausoleum -Kept extra money that was left over after building mausoleum -Burned books that taught ideas he disagreed with -Buried philosophers alive whose ideas he disagreed with -Did not trust others and did not allow others to disagree with him -Tons of $$ and labor went into building the mausoleum when it could have been used elsewhere in China 3B
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