Great Wall of China By: Kyle Poulsen

When Was It Made?

The creation of the Great Wall of China began in 770 BC. Parts of it was built at different times, but most of it was built between 1368 and 1644 (Ming Dynasty).

Who Made It?

It was built by soldiers, common people, criminals and possibly some slaves. Emperor Qin Shihuang led the construction of the walls.

Why Was It Made?

The Great Wall of China was built to protect China from the Mongols. It was also used to keep the Chinese citizens from leaving the country.

How Was It Made?

It took a large amount of workers and soldiers to create it. They used four ingredients that were stone, soil, and, and brick. There were different sections that were made out of different materials. Most of the materials were carried via carrying or wagons. It was a painstaking amount of work, and many workers died while building.

Where Is It?

The Great Wall of China sprawls across the land of China and acts as a border for the country.

How Long Is It?

The Great Wall of China is 5,500 miles long.

Credits:

Created with images by sandra374 - "the great wall of china wonder of"

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