During ancient times, the only barriers the Chinese had were the natural barriers such as the Hymalayas to the southwest, the Taklamakan Desert to the west, the China Sea to the southeast, and the Yellow Sea to the northeast. To the north was a huge open steppe, or grassy plain, that left invaders an open area to attack and destroy.
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Researched by Tony W.