The Importance Of The Terracotta And The Achievements Of China

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Achievements of China
Around the world, the achievements of China are considered as artistic and outstanding creations and each contribute to impact the history of China. Inventions, architecture, every achievement that the Chinese have created individually contain their own special kind of beauty. However, not all of these achievements would have been possible if it weren’t for the immense population that China has. Firstly in my essay, I will explain the reason why the Great Wall was built and how they constructed it. Secondly, I will describe the importance of the Terracotta Warriors and show why they created them. Finally, I will review the political impact the Chinese Civil Service had on China.
To begin, it is crucial to understand
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The tomb contained four halls, each one with carefully sculpted designs on the walls. Qin Shi Huang desired an army to guard him in the afterlife, so his slaves built over a thousand of stone warriors, horses and carriages, artfully done by the most skilled craftsmen in his empire. These soldiers were called the Terracotta Warriors, each one modeled after the best people in his army. The name “Terracotta” came from the clay that was used for the sculpting of the warriors. For centuries, this tomb was hidden, but finally discovered by a farmer named Yang Zhifa while he was digging beside a well to water his crops. He found a full stone warrior, decided to take it to the museum for them to examine it and they found that he uncovered a terracotta warrior that was buried with Qin Shi Huang. As archeologists studied them, they found that the faces of the soldiers individually had its own unique design, each one different. Today, many people have viewed the Terracotta Warriors, even former French President Jacques Chirac, who said “There were Seven Wonders of the world, and the discovery of the Terracotta Army, we may say, is the eighth wonder of miracle of the world. No one who has not seen the pyramids can claim to have visited Egypt, and now I’d say that no one who …show more content…
It officially started in 124B.C under the command of the Han Dynasty. Its purpose was to help pick people out to work with the emperor. It functioned by when boys or girls would try to pass an examination test to see how educated and intelligent they were. The test consisted of different subjects, but mostly mathematics, military, geography and calligraphy. Those who later passed the test were given the honor to work with the emperor. The Civil Service was designed to be a combination between Confucius teaching, which is an ethical system, based on the culture of the Zhou, Xia and Shang dynasties, and the Chinese Scholastic System. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, this system, formed by the Chinese government, kept China balanced for more than 2,000 years (Abdullah, “Chinese Civil

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