Great Wall of Ming and Qing Dynasties Picutres

Overhanging Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty, Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province

After it was founded, the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) built the Great Wall to reinforce its reign. It was built almost incessantly during the nearly 300 years of the dynasty until its length reached more than 6,000 kilometers (3,728 miles). The Ming Great Wall surpassed the walls in any other dynasties in construction time, scale, defense system and completeness. Related Intro: Ming Dynasty Great Wall
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Asked by Mr.Daniel from USA | Feb. 16, 2011 20:23Reply
What did the Manchus (Qing) use the great wall for and how did they overpower the Ming?
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Answered by Mr.Wong | Feb. 17, 2011 00:05
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Different from the former dynasties, Qing Dynasty uses the wall to suppress the peasant uprisings. At the end of the Ming Dynasty, the state declined because of the corruption of the court officials and the domination of the eunuchs. The Nuzhen ethnic minority took the chance to seize the state power and established the Qing Dynasty.
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