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What caused conflict between Qin Shi Huangdi and Confucian scholars?

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February 26, 2010 2:23AM

The conflict between Qin Shihuangdi and the Confucian scholars was brought on by a scholar criticizing Qin Shihuangdi at a royal banquet, and the emperor's trusted advisor reporting the incident back to the emperor.