Hia I: The faults of Chin,The Rebellion of Chen She,The Rise of Liu Chi,and Liu Chi Becomes the First Emperor.”

Read these selections, and then answer the following questions.

1. What kind of background did the rebel leader, Chen She, have? Why do you think that the slections emphasize his background?

2. What conclusions does the first account, The Faults of Chinreach when trying to explain the fall of the Chin Empire?

3. Liu Chi was another rebel leader, and it is he who becomes the emperor of the new dynasty. What kind of rule does he promise his followers? What is the writer of this history trying to say about the new dynasty that was establised?