The First Emperor of China Read pages 215 to 221. Answer all questions in complete sentences. 1. How long did the first emperor of China rule? (Yes, there is math involved) 2. What was the emperors most ambitious building project? 3. What was the original name of the first emperor of China? 4. What does the title Qin Shihuangdi mean? 5. What philosophy influenced the first emperor? 6. Each district had 3 officials to govern. What was the duty of each official? A. _____________________________________________________________ B. _____________________________________________________________ C. _____________________________________________________________ 7. What did the emperor do to his mother when he thought she was plotting against him? 8. What does standardizing mean? 9. The new Legalist laws were mainly aimed at whom? 10. What 3 things did the emperor standardize so trade would be easier? A. _____________________________________________________________ B. _____________________________________________________________ C. _____________________________________________________________ 11. How many characters were in the approved dictionary? 12. How many men worked in the great wall built by the first emperor? 13. Which scholars disapproved of the changes made by the first emperor? 14. What did Qin Shihuangdi do to the scholars that plotted against him? 15. What did the emperor do Confucian books? 16. What did the emperor do to the scholars that refused to have their books burned? 17. What did the emperor do to his own son when he criticized his harsh practices? 18. What does immortal mean? 19. How do some people think the Emperor died? 20. How many life-size figures were buried with the emperor? 21. What sort of war broke out after the emperor died? 22. Which dynasty replaced the Qin dynasty?