Twenty-two hundred years ago in China, King Chen's greatest responsibility was to protect his people from their fierce enemies. To do so he built a Great Wall 3,750 miles long. An awe-inspiring look at why and how the Great Wall of China was built.
Some of the massive projects from thousands of years ago remain with us today. This book provides not only the historical context for the Great Wall of China, but also goes into detail about the process of its creation. Give your children the opportunity to consider and learn from history as you discuss balancing national protection and demands on individuals as part of your World History studies in your 1st Grade or History / Bible / Literature B package.