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The other great wall

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Social Studies High School

The Other Great Wall

The Great Wall of China stretches thousands of miles. But there were many walls before The Great Wall. This story focuses on the wall built centuries before the Great Wall by Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. Listen to hear why the Qi wall was originally built, how it was constructed, and who was recruited to do the construction work.

Ancient Civilization World History I Ancient China Geography Borders

Story Length: 4:08

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AIR DATE: 12/29/2013

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