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The Great Wall of China is a 13,000-mile dragon of earth and stone that winds its way through the countryside of China. As it turns out, the wall’s history is almost as long and serpentine as its structure. Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen detail the building and subsequent decay of this massive, impressive wall.
Lesson by Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen, animation by Steff Lee.
Tagged under: Great Wall Of China (Tourist Attraction),Pen-Pen Chen,China,Chinese history,Mongolia,Mongolian history,Qing dynasty,Steff Lee,Fortification,Chunqiu period,Qin dynasty,Lintao,Liaodong,Military,Peasants,Forced labor,Han dynasty,Dunhuang,Ming dynasty,Manchu People (Chinese Ethnic Group),Tourism,Archaeology,Megan Campisi
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