Advantages Of Qin Shi Huangdi

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Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi ruled Ancient China from 221 till 210BC and was the founder of the Qin Dynasty. He came into ruling at the young age of thirteen after his father’s death. He was a very effective ruler who during his reign accomplished unifying China and building monuments such as the Terracotta warriors and the Great Wall of China. Although Shi Huangdi did numerous things to help China and make it better, he also burnt books to destroy records of the past and punished those who did not follow his rules. Even though some of Qin Shi Huangdi’s methods were questionable he impacted China in many ways and was an effective leader because of his desire to unify China and make it better. Qin Shi Huangdi was powerful leader as he was responsible for the unification of China. He took over the seven warring states in 221BC. He then unified all the warring states to create one country. Once uniting the states, he unified the currency, the language, the units of measurements and consolidated the law and writing systems that were already in place. He implemented anything he thought would unite China. Shi Huangdi applied many reforms that improved China. He made the language and currency the same to make trade easier. He also built better roads and canals for people to travel around more freely. The changes also helped agriculture. Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi was definitely an effective leader. Qin Shi Huangdi created some of China’s greatest monuments and historical sculptures.

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