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“China and its Great Wall” Please respond to the following, using sources under the Explore heading as the basis of your response:

Describe two (2) specific aspects about the Great Wall of China, such as facts about its size, length, purposes, varied materials, labor force, and its phases of construction. Consider the various purposes of such a wall and its impact for good or bad, and compare the Chinese wall in this respect to some specific wall of more modern times.

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China and Its Great Wall

Chapter 7 (pp. 216-218, 225), early phases, (pp. 617-618) later phase
Explore wall interactively at http://www.panoramas.dk/7-wonders/great-wall.html
Video at http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/other-shows/videos/discovery-atlas-china-revealed-the-great-wall.htm
UNESCO article at http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/438
“China’s Wall Less Great in View from Space” article at http://www.nasa.gov/vision/space/workinginspace/great_wall.html