Compiled from The Great Chinese Emperors
The first emperor of Qin started the project of building the Great Wall.
The first emperor ordered the burning of Confucian classics and the burying alive of Confucian scholars; construction of the Er-pang Palace and Lishan Mausoleum began.
The first emperor died of illness at Shaqiu, and the second emperor Hu Hai ascended the throne.
Chen Sheng and Wu Guang raised the standard of revolt.
Eunuch Zhao Gao murdered the second emperor and installed Zi Ying as the new emperor.
Liu Bang’s army advanced into Guanzhong and the Qin Dynasty was toppled.