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Huangdi was a good ruler towards the people that approved of him. He wouldn't accept disapproval of anyone. If you dared disobeyed or opposed him or his ideas you would be sent to death or thrown into prison.

The Emperor standardized Chinese writing, bureaucracy, scholarship, law, currency, weights and measures. He expanded the Chinese empire, built a capital in Xian, a system of roads, and massive fortifications and palaces. He also divided China into several districts and every district would be ruled by a chosen governor.

Shi Huangdi (259-210 BC) was a cruel ruler who readily killed or banished those who opposed him or his ideas. He is notorious for burning virtually all the books that remained from previous regimes. He even banned scholarly discussions of the past. Moreover, he tried to stop Confucianism and wanted those under his rule to follow Legalism

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Yes, Shi Huangdi was a very harsh ruler.

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Why was Shi Huangdi such a harsh ruler?


Who was the harsh ruler in Ancient China?

Shi Huangdi

Was Shi Huangdi a harsh ruler?

he was not necessarily a harsh ruler but one that understood what must be done to create a strong country.

Which two words best describe Shi Huangdi as a ruler?

harsh and strict

The first qin ruler shi huangdi what tradition did he start?

The first Qin ruler Shi Huangdi started the Cotta War. This was in China.

Who was the ruler in ancient China?

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When Ruler of the Qin Dynasty Shi Huangdi founded which political philosophy?

Shi Huangdi founded Legalism as the political philosophy of the Qin Dynasty. Legalism emphasized strict laws, harsh punishments, and centralized control by the ruler in order to maintain social order and stability.

What dynasty was Shi Huangdi the ruler?

shang dynasty

What kinds of documents did Qin Shi Huangdi burn?

Qin Shi Huangdi burned documents that indicated that he was not the first ruler of China.

Who is the ruler of china?

Qin Shi Huangdi, First Chinese Emperor

When did the Chinese ruler Shi Huangdi come to power?

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Who was the most famous ruler in China?

The first emperor, qin shi huangdi.