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  Qin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Qin (state), a state of China during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty.
The Former Qin (Di), Later Qin (Qiang) and Western Qin (Xianbei) in the Sixteen Kingdoms period.
Qin Shi Huang, founder of the Qin Dynasty.
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 Qin (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Qin was the most powerful state in China for centuries before it eventually brought all of the seven states together (Qi, Chu, Han, Yan, Zhao, Wei and Qin itself) under the First Emperor (Qin Shi Huangdi, literally the First Emperor - prior to ascending to the imperial throne he was known as Qin Ying Zheng).
Shang Yang became prime minister of the Qin under the rule of Duke Xiao and gradually began transforming the state into a vigorously regulated machine, the sole purpose of which was the elimination of all rivals.
Qin became one of the most fertile states in China because of this and could raise hundreds of thousands of additional troops as a result of increased agricultural yield.
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 Qin Shi Huang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zheng was born in Handan (邯鄲), the capital of the enemy State of Zhao.
Qin Shi Huang continued military expansion during his reign, annexing regions to the south (what is now Guangdong province was penetrated by Chinese armies for the first time) and fighting nomadic tribes to the north and northwest.
He explained the ultimate weakness of Qin as a result of its ruler's ruthless pursuit of power, the precise factor which had made it so powerful; for as Confucius had taught, the strength of a government ultimately is based on the support of the people and virtuous conduct of the ruler.
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The Qin rulers already were sending troops to intervene in the struggles of the central plain and were dreaming of achieving recognition as the supreme feudal lords and protectors of the Zhou kings.
Qin now frequently was able to play them off against each other or to shift its military pressure from one to the other, and it continued to attract talented defectors from their courts into its service.
Qin conquered Yan in 226, Wei in 225, Chu in 223, Qi in 221.
www.mdln.hws.edu /chinese/huang/mdln312/supplementary/shihuangdi.html   (7649 words)

 Qin Chin Dynasty
Borders moved, smaller feudal states were absorbed by larger ones, until eventually one state (Qin) became the most powerful.
In 221 BC the Qin state defeated the last of its rivals.
Qin had successfully unified China and began the longest period of rule by a single political system the world has known.
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 Montgomery County Public Schools - Social Studies Department
During the wars between the states, the Qin state operated from a protected and hard to reach position in the Qin Mountains (Guang-zhong) in today’s Shaanxi.
The important idea is that the one ruler is “supreme.” Qin was sending the message that he would have supreme power and because of that political change, the Qin Dynasty is considered to be the beginning of China’s “Imperial” or empire period.
Qin set up a system where qualified people were appointed to the jobs and were trained to do them as he wanted them done.
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 Chinese history:The Qin Dynasty (221-207 BC)
The state of Qin grew in power during the 5th and 4th centuries BC.
(Qin in Wade-Giles romanization is Ch'in, from which the English China probably derived.) Once the king of Qin consolidated his power, he took the title Shi Huangdi (First Emperor), a formulation previously reserved for deities and the mythological sage-emperors, and imposed Qin's centralized, nonhereditary bureaucratic system on his new empire.
Qin aggrandizement was aided by frequent military expeditions pushing forward the frontiers in the north and south.
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 Very Brief Timeline on Pu Yi
All the Qin state needed was a leader, or series of them, to become the most prominent of all the Chinese states.
Clearly the Qin state was strong and its people were like nothing else in China at the time so when Ying Zheng, continuing the work of his predecessors, brought the armies of Qin against her neighbors China quickly fell to the state of Qin.
With the Qin having a history of being a military state, defense was crucial to the emperor (Bodde 180).
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 Archaeology Wordsmith
From the 8th century until its destruction by Qin in the 3rd century bc Chu was the largest and most powerful of the Eastern Zhou states.
The garrison states of the Zhou feudalistic network were protected by walled cities, and ruled by the kinsmen and allies through marriage with the Zhou royal house.
The Warring States period saw the rise of many of the great philosophers of Chinese civilization, including the Confucian thinkers Mencius and Hsün-tzu, and the establishment of many of the governmental structures and cultural patterns that were to characterize china for the next 2,000 years.
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 Chinese history:Qin Dynasty--Story of Qin Shihuang,legend of Qinshihuang
When this prince became king of Qin he made Lii his prime minister, and for the next ten years Lii was the ruling force in the state.
Dan, the heir of the dukedom, was at feud with king Zheng of Qin and was burning with a desire to revenge his wrongs.
In the twenty-first year of his reign, the foreign conquests of the Qin and the wall building and other public works were accomplished at an enormous cost of wealth and human life.
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 Search Results: qin - ABCNEWS.com
Qin said the Wangkuai was not used for drinking water but for irrigation and industrial use.
Qin Shi Huangdi imposed the State of Qin's centralized, non-hereditary bureaucratic system on his new empire in place of the Zhou's feudalistic one.
The Qin Dynasty was the dynasty that redefined China.
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 Wikinfo | State of Qin
Qin or Ch'in (Wade-Giles) (秦;) (778 BC-206 BC) was a state during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods of China.
Ying Zheng becomes China's first emperor, and is known as Qin Shi Huang Di.
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 Empires Past: China: Qin dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eventually, one state emerged victorious: the Qin, working on the principles of the legalist philosophy, took control of all the warring states in 221 BC.
To reach his goal of controlling the six major states of Zhou, the Qin king relied on legalist philosophy to make their new empire work.
The Qin asserted their military might by expanding the new empire's borders in the north and south.
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 Chinese History - Qin Dynasty 秦 event history (www.chinaknowledge.de)
One king of Qin is said to have died from an injury sustained during a contest in lifting a bronze vessel.
The victory over the many warring states was not only due to the military superiority of the Qin armies but was acheived by many reforms of the state itself.
Except personal reasons, the main factor for the downfall of the Qin Dynasty was the overextension of peasant labour that had not only to work the fields but also to built roads, walls and to serve in the military.
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Being too young to handle the affairs of the State, LuBuwei served as his regent and the prime Minster, together with YingZheng's mother, the Queen, administered the State of Qin.
Qin's terracotta army, lies approximately 1.5 km east of Qin's main tomb, consists of life-size figures of warriors and numerous figures of horses and chariots, and is only part of what is believed to be the grand mausoleum.
Emperor Qin’s king father ordered the construction of the tomb for his crown heir when his son was only 13 years old, an order that involved hundreds of thousands of workers and took thirty-six years to complete.
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 Emperor Qin Shi Huang and His Tomb
Emperor Qin Shi Huang (also called Qin Shi Huangdi by westerners or the First Emperor) was the founder of the first unified empire in the history of China.
Yingzheng (the name of Qin Shi Huang) led a tough childhood when his father, son of the King of Qin state, was held hostage in the State of Zhao until Lu Buwei, a wealthy merchant secured their release back to the Qin.
Ying Zheng became the King of Qin at the age of 13 upon the death of his father.
www.warriortours.com /cityguides/xian/mausoleum_qinshihuang   (533 words)

 Dr. Jeff Qin Homepage
Qin, G.S., and Zhou, X.H. Empirical likelihood inference for the area under the ROC curve.
Qin, G.S., and Tsao, M. Empirical likelihood based inference for the derivative of the nonparametric regression function.
Qin, G.S. and Cai, L. Estimation for the asymptotic variance of parametric estimates in partial linear model with censored data.
www.mathstat.gsu.edu /~matgiq   (1268 words)

 Xian History: Emperor Qin Shi Huang
Qin Shi Huang a controversial leader, with contradictions ranging from a brutal tyrant to a peculiar but great leader, and the eternal emperor in China.
Qin Shi Huang had a beleaguered and unstable childhood due to frequent wars between the seven states existing during the period.
Unification of the Chinese written language, through the use of the official script of the Qin State across the country, under the auspices of Prime Minister Li Si and the mandarin Zhao Gao.
www.cnhomestay.com /city/terracotta/xian_history.htm   (1281 words)

 Emperor Qinshihuang
Emperor Qin Shi Huang, born as Ying Zheng in 259 BC, was the son of the king of the Qin State.
Based on the original rules of the Qin State, the emperor adopted some regulations of other rival states to form a workable law of the Qin Dynasty.
Qin Shi Huang longed for longevity, so he sent his ministers to go on quests seeking for an elixir of immortality.
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 Great Wall of China - Qin Dynasty
The king of the Qin state, Yinzheng, conquered the other six dukes through ten years of wars and brought an end to the riotous Warring States Period (476 BC - 221 BC) in 221 BC.
He built up the Qin Dynasty - the first unified, multi-national, autocratic and power-centralized state in Chinese history - by making Xianyang, a city near Xi'an in the Shaanxi Province, his capital city.
Although Qin is a short dynasty with a span of only fifteen years, it started off a 2,000-year-long imperial history in China and exerted a far-reaching influence on the subsequent dynasties.
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 Imperial Eras
The new empire retained much of the Qin administrative structure but retreated a bit from centralized rule by establishing vassal principalities in some areas for the sake of political convenience.
The Han rulers modified some of the harsher aspects of the previous dynasty; Confucian ideals of government, out of favor during the Qin period, were adopted as the creed of the Han empire, and Confucian scholars gained prominent status as the core of the civil service.
Non-Chinese states were allowed to remain autonomous in exchange for symbolic acceptance of Han overlordship.
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The Qin, while not the most culturally advanced of the Warring States was militarily the strongest.
First, the Qin implemented a Legalist form of government, which was how the former Qin territory had been governed.
The Qin are also famous for the terra cotta army that was found at the burial site for Shi huangdi.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/china/early_imperial_china/qin.html   (564 words)

 The Illuminated Lantern: Qin Dynasty
Originally a small, backwater state which bordered on the barbarian lands to the west, the state of Qin expanded its territory, first to the west, conquering the Rong barbarians, then east, to the Yellow river.
The state of Qin was mostly ignored by the others, and was treated as if it was a barbarian country.
The main power of the state resided in Lu Buwei, the prime minister, and the armies were in the hands of Generals Meng Ao, Wang Ji, and Lord Biao.
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 Qin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
About 20 years later he led his mighty state and had all kinds of victorys.
Even though the Qin dynasty only lasted 15 years, Chinese Emperors were called huangdi till 1912.
Later on Qin thought that if he could build a wall around china he could protect it and he could keep nomads inside.
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 Qin dynasty (221-206 B.C.) | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Previously a minor state in the northwest, Qin had seized the territories of small states on its south and west borders by the mid-third century B.C., pursuing a harsh policy aimed at the consolidation and maintenance of power.
He captured the remaining six of the "warring states," expanding his rule eastward and as far south as the Yangzi River, and proclaimed himself First Emperor of the Qin, or Qin Shihuangdi.
Qin Shihuangdi also standardized the Chinese script, currency, and system of measurement, and expanded the network of roads and canals.
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 The Qin Dynasty On-line Source Book
257 BC The Qin army is forced to raise the seige of Handan, capital of the state of Zhao in the Hebei region.
230 BC Conquest of the state of Han.
225 BC Conquest of the state of Wei.
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 Qin Lu: ZoomInfo Business People Information
Qin Lu's summary was automatically generated using 4 references found on the Internet.
Qin Lu, Graduate Research Assistant at Ohio State University, Department of Industrial, Welding & Systems Engineering, spent August of 1998 on a visiting research project at Resource Concepts.
She holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from Ohio State and a B.S. in applied mathematics from Tsinghua University in China.
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