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The Great Wall of China- Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll examine the history and development of the Great Wall of China. Using an approachable and entertaining teaching style, our instructors show you everything you need to know about the wall's construction, dimensions, location, materials and significance. Following each lesson is a short quiz to help you check your understanding of these historical concepts. You can study the chapter at any time of day or night, and we've made it accessible on any device that has an Internet connection. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Summarize the history of the Great Wall of China
- Explain when the wall was first built and when it was finished
- Describe the wall's dimensions, structure and materials
- Assess the historical significance of the Great Wall of China
- Identify the location of the Great Wall
1. History of the Great Wall of China
Built over thousands of years and long enough to stretch a quarter of the way around the world, the Great Wall of China stands as an incredible feat of engineering and construction. In this lesson, we'll learn more about the history of this wonder.
2. When was the Great Wall of China Built & Finished?
The Great Wall of China is one of the world's most famous structures, but when was it actually built? In this lesson, we'll explore the history of this famous fortification.
3. Great Wall of China: Structure, Materials & Dimensions
One of the greatest man-made structures of our existence to survive through the ages is the Great Wall of China. This lesson will explain the different materials and techniques used throughout its construction.
4. Great Wall of China: Significance, Location & Facts
Considered one of the most amazing architectural feats of the ancient world, the Great Wall of China stretches over 5,500 miles inland, beginning at the coast of the Yellow Sea. In this lesson, we'll learn more about this amazing piece of construction.
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