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<ul><li> 1. Great Wall of China</li></ul> <p> 2. </p> <ul><li>" It sure is a great wall." </li></ul> <ul><li>- US President Mr. Richard Nixon, visiting the Great Wall in 1972.</li></ul> <p> 3. Beginning of the Wall </p> <ul><li>Constructed in the 7 thcentury B.C.</li></ul> <ul><li>The Zhou Dynasty first constructed Walls </li></ul> <ul><li>Qin Dynasty: United China and improved the Walls Came to be known as the Great Wall </li></ul> <p> 4. The Great Wall Under the Qin </p> <ul><li>Used for Defensive Purposes </li></ul> <ul><li>Not Effective: Too few soldiers, Wall Easily Breached </li></ul> <ul><li>After Qin Dynasty, Wall not</li></ul> <ul><li>maintained. </li></ul> <ul><li>As a result, it deteriorated </li></ul> <p> 5. The Great Wall Renovated </p> <ul><li>2,000 years later: Ming Come into Power </li></ul> <ul><li>Ming Dynasty: Builds the Wall back up </li></ul> <ul><li>It took the Ming Dynasty 200 Years to build the Great Wall </li></ul> <ul><li>This is the Wall we see today in China </li></ul> <p> 6. Uses for the Great Wall </p> <ul><li>Ancient China: Used for Defensive Purposes </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Not Effective </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Today: Used to Hike, Bicycling, </li></ul> <ul><li>Tourism </li></ul> <p> 7. Longest Cemetery in the World </p> <ul><li>Over 1 Million People were enslaved working on the Wall. </li></ul> <ul><li>Hundreds of Thousands Died from Starvation and Exhaustion: Bodies disposed of in the Rubble </li></ul> <p> 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. VIRTUAL TOUR</p>