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Although his methods were brutal, he set up patterns in government and the other areas that shaped the future Chinese civilization.
He used rewarding for merits and punishment for failures. The emperor abolished the old feudal states and divided china into 36 districts, each ruled by appointed officials.
The First Emperor standardized weights and measure and replaced the diverse coins of the Zhou states with Qin coins.
The ruler of Qin proclaimed himself Shi Huangdi or First Emperor.
Shi has been working on this plan for 20 years.
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