Ask Mr. Donn
Why is the Qin Dynasty important?
First Emperor Qin managed to pull all of China together as one country, and he did it in less than 15 years. Qin did not call himself a king. He called himself First Emperor. First Emperor Qin sent out his own government officials to be in charge of local government. It was under Qin that the Great Wall of China was started. A system of measurement was standarized. Books were burned. China had one leader - the all powerful, extremely ruthless, First Emperor Qin. First Emperor Qin