Ch 23: The Great Wall of China

About This Chapter

If you need to study the history of the Great Wall of China for an exam or class assignment, check out this convenient chapter. Inside, you'll find short lessons and quizzes that can be accessed any time that fits your schedule.

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

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