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the great wall of china was biult so it could protect its farms and cites from the mongolds

Reply12/13/2011 11:45:13 AMcindy ,   Namibia

Miles :12/13/2011 5:51:25 PM

yes, and protect the farms and cities from any other invaders.

The great wall is one of the 7 wonders of tthe world

Reply12/2/2011 6:59:04 PMcool

smarty pants ( United States ) :12/4/2011 10:18:34 AM

no it's not! It is one of the the wonders of the medieval world... not the ancient world!

When exactly was the Great Wall completed? Before people started restoring and lengthen it?

Reply12/1/2011 2:25:13 PMEmily ,   United States

Kevin :12/1/2011 4:52:21 PM

The original great wall was completed by qinshihuang in the Qin Dynasty from 221 BC to 207 BC.

who are the 2 main people who built it

Reply12/1/2011 12:48:54 PMjun diddy ,   United States

Bruce :12/1/2011 4:49:31 PM

I only know that the great wall sections were joined up by General Meng Tian under the order of Qinshihuang.

So, I am confused. Who initialized the building of the great wall in the first place?

Reply10/1/2011 3:06:07 PMZahria Walker ,   United States

morgan :11/8/2011 6:31:00 PM

it was Qin Shi Huangdi

Bill :10/8/2011 1:59:52 AM

it was Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty.

what was the real reason the wall was built>>>>???

Reply11/5/2011 7:03:49 PMmykee ,   United States

Apple :11/6/2011 5:21:45 PM

the Great Wall was buit to keep the enemies away.

How many ppl died making the wall and how manyn ppl it took to make the great wall >:)

Reply12/23/2010 2:07:00 PMlexie pop

lauren ( China ) :10/16/2011 10:04:24 AM

more than 100,000,000

mikayla ( United States ) :6/14/2011 6:51:38 AM

Over 2000 people died because of all of the work and heat.

caine martin 14 ( United States ) :5/31/2011 9:07:10 AM

1 million

Mr_Red-Neck ( United States ) :5/6/2011 11:35:00 AM

more than 1 million died building the great all.

Della :12/23/2010 9:12:00 PM

There are no accurate historical records for this, but there should be lots of people died when building the great wall which were built on steepy mountains.

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Reply10/7/2011 11:06:27 PMgaynor ferguson ,   Australia

Ben :10/8/2011 2:35:43 AM

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The Great Wall Of China was built in 220-206 BC

Reply9/29/2011 6:26:37 PMKaye nono ,   Philippines

Ben :9/29/2011 9:07:59 PM

only the Qin-Dynasty Great Wall was built in 220 - 206 BC. other in dynasties, such as the Han Dynasty and Ming Dynasty, the Great Wall was also built.

Thank you for this amazing site!! Helped me so much for AP World History :)

Reply9/11/2011 3:34:27 PMJessica Mussio ,   United States

i want to see the great wall.

Reply8/10/2011 12:24:34 AMmahendra ,   India

what is the price for a 3 years old to Mutianyu?
Thanks so much

Reply8/8/2011 9:50:26 AMAlex ,   Afghanistan

Harry :8/8/2011 7:15:10 PM

CNY 25 for the entrance fee.


Reply5/19/2011 1:22:00 AMsquarehead ,   Afghanistan

milkshake ( Australia ) :6/16/2011 2:40:38 AM

Well isn't that wonderful

How much of China does the wall cover.

Reply4/25/2011 11:01:00 AMmarquis ,   United States

mikayla ( United States ) :6/13/2011 7:31:53 AM

6700 kilometers 4163 miles of china:)

I am planning a trip to china in 2010 or 2011, which includes walking the ENTIRE Great Wall of China. Does anyone have any suggestions regarding preperation?

Reply4/23/2009 9:30:00 AMKiyana ,   United States

hey :5/19/2011 7:55:53 AM

ummm i doubt you can walk it in one day cause its over 4500 miles long (thats like two united states put side by side)

Kayla ( United States ) :11/8/2010 4:04:00 PM

It is amazing. Dress Comfertably

how many men built the wall? how many died?

Reply3/4/2010 4:47:00 PMkathy ,   Poland

hey :5/19/2011 7:57:39 AM

over 1million people died

Vivien ( Canada ) :3/4/2010 8:02:00 PM

I read in the Chinese history that Qinshihuang recruited thousands of labor forces to built the great wall, and most of whom died.

why is the great wall of china is important symbol today?

Reply5/20/2011 8:27:09 AMyoselin ,   United States

ashley :5/22/2011 12:32:49 AM

it is a great man made construction and symbolizes the wisdom and diligence of the ancient Chinese people.

Why did they use The Great Wall of China?
who built it?
what is it made out of?

Reply5/2/2011 5:32:00 PMalexis ,   United States

Kevin :5/3/2011 8:55:00 PM

The Great Wall as built to protect the Chinese people from being invaded by the northen nomadic people. Soldiers, common people and criminals biult it. It was made of earth, stones, wood and bricks.

hello can anyone tell me what is the main purpose why they build the great wall of china?

Reply4/4/2011 4:30:00 AMsagie ,   Papua New Guinea

ezra casey ( United States ) :4/11/2011 2:44:00 PM

to protect the chinese people from the mongel invaders to the north

Where did the great wall of china took place?

Reply2/15/2011 2:04:00 PMkelly ,   Georgia

helo :3/15/2011 2:15:00 PM

the wall was made out of dirt packed into wooden frames

Jack :2/15/2011 9:44:00 PM

The great wall stretches 6,700 kilometers (4,163 miles) from the Jiayuguan Pass in Gansu Province to the Shanhaiguan Pass in Hebei Province.