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China's Dragon Emperor

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The tale of Qin Shi Huang is an interesting one. Huang was crowned as a boy king over 2,000 years ago, as he grew, he was able to unify China for the very first time. He succeeded in establishing a new form of government, a single writing system, and uniform laws that is still used today. Not only did he unify all of China, but he ordered the construction of a royal tomb guarded by an army of terracotta warriors and said to be larger than the Great Pyramid of Giza. Take a step back in time to explore China's first emperor.

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An exploration of China's first emperor's mausoleum, highlighted by 8,000 terra-cotta warriors who guard the royal tomb.
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An in-depth look at the life of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, reveals new truths about his controversial rule.

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