The Terracotta Army, one of the most remarkable archaeological discoveries of the 20th century, provides a fascinating glimpse into ancient China’s history. This vast collection of life-sized, intricately crafted clay soldiers and horses was unearthed in the 1970s near Xi’an, in the Shaanxi province.
The Great Wall of China, an iconic symbol of human engineering and fortification, boasts a history spanning over two millennia. Construction of the wall began in the 7th century BC, during the Warring States period, when various Chinese states erected walls to protect their territories from invading nomadic tribes.
From 1899 to 1901, the Boxer Rebellion was a major anti-foreign and anti-Christian revolt in China. The Boxers (Righteous and Harmonious Fists) were a secret club that formed in Northern China out of frustration with foreign influence and economic hardship. They wanted to get rid of Western influences, so they set their sights on expelling foreign powers and Chinese Christians.