The great wall of china

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The great wall of china

The Great Wall Of China

Unification And Separation:The Great Wall is a powerful symbol. It represents the unification of China, because it was linked together as China was unified for the first time in the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). It represents the awesome ability of the Chinese to work together for the good of the country.While it represents unity on the China side the Great Wall represents separation from the rest of the world on the other, along with the lengths a nation will go to to preserve their culture and keep invaders out.The majestic Great Wall was built with wisdom, dedication, blood, sweat and tears.Many legends and myths exist regarding the building of this wall. Even some of the famous stories.

Climate during the seansons:Most of the popular sections of the Great Wall are located around Beijing, so the following is written with Beijing's climate in mind, although temperatures are likely to be colder and rainfall more as the Great Wall is on the mountains.In spring, when trees and plants turn green, the wall wanders among the lush vegetation. Every thing looks so fresh. It is a good time to avoid the tourist Expect temperatures from 10 to 20ºC (50-68ºF)crowds in summer and autumn. Expect temperatures from 10 to 25ºC (50-77ºF).Summer comes and the blooming flowers and colored leaves dot the mountains. The Great Wall stands out clearly in the strong mountain sunlightWhen fall comes, the mountains are blanketed by colors of red, golden, yellow and brown, creating an amazing view and the weather during this time is pleasant. The mountains and the wall itself are often covered with snow in winter, offering an awesome snowy scene. The weather in this time of the year will be freezing or very cold and tourists are much fewer. Expect temperatures from 0 to 10ºC (32-50ºF).

History:7th century BC: Construction of the Great Wall begun by feudal warlords.Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC): Lengths of the Great Wall were joined together (alongside the union of China).206 BC–1368 AD:Extension and rebuilding to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from invaders.Ming Dynasty (1368–1644): The Great wall reached its greatest extent

FACTS: the grat wall of china is world's longest wall and biggest ancient architecture The labor force to build the Great Wall includes soldiers, forcibly recruited peasants, convicts and war prisonersIt is 8,851.8 km (5,500 miles) long from Hushan in Liaoning and Jiayuguan Pass in Gansu


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