Qin Shihuangdi

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Can you believe that at age 13 Ying Zheng became the Chinese state of Qin. Stated in the articles ¨ Qin Shihuangdi¨ (page 297 in Discovering our Past: Ancient Civilization and ¨The First Emperor¨ ( By Daniel Cohen) Qin Shihuangdi was a tyrant. Qin Shihuangdi was a lavish ruler. For example, he didn´t spend money on the empire. Instead, he used the money building palaces and a gigantic tomb for himself for his death. To put inside his tomb Qin had people build an entire army. The building of the army took 30 years to complete. Speaking of his tomb, Qin Shihuangdi was obsessive. Qin was obsessed with the concept of his death. With this, he had anyone who revealed his whereabouts put to death with their entire family. He also, constantly
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