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qin dynasty

The Qin Dynasty was a ruling dynasty in China that lasted from 221 BCE to 206 BCE. It was the first imperial dynasty of China, meaning it was the first time that one single family was ruling the whole country. The most famous leader of the Qin Dynasty was Emperor Qin Shi Huang, who is remembered for his huge building projects and imposing a centralised government. He also built the famous Great Wall of China.