Terracotta Army and The Lost City of China First Emperor showcase the foundation of small Qin State to became the Empire that united the entire China for the first time in history.
The Qin came to power in 221BC as one of the western states that existed during the Warring States Period. Its leaders conquered the other warring states and unified China for the first time.
A ruler, the First Emperor, or Qin Emperor Shihuang, was named inciting the long emperor tradition in China. The Qin, which was not the most culturally advanced of the Warring States, was the strongest in terms of military. The empire utilized many new technologies in warfare, especially the cavalry. The Qin is most likely where the name China originated.
During its reign over China, the Qin create an imperial state unified by highly
structured political power and a stable economy able to support a large
The Qin central government sought to minimize the role of aristocrats
and landowners and have direct administrative control over the peasantry, who
comprised the overwhelming majority of the population, and control over
whom would grant the Qin access to a large labor force. This allowed for the
construction of ambitious projects, such as a wall on the northern border,
now known as the Great Wall of China.
Qin dynasty introduced reforms that impact China for thousand of years.This includes currency, weights and measures
were standardized, uniform system of writing was established.