It is undoubtedly the military weakness which was one of the main factors for bringing new problems to China, as she was attacked by other countries. Many members of Guomindang were from bourgeois class and the diversity of membership was not large enough. The size of the army commanded by the government was quite small and some historians even said the government had no military force of its own. Most of the military forces in the provinces had declared independence as revolutionary forces. Due to the existence and effects of the imperialist powers carried over from the Qing Dynasty, military forces were still ruled by man, not nation or law. Lack of national integra...
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...ial banks set up. In political development, “Three People's Principles” was established and more ideas about democracy and republic were introduced to Chinese. It also enhanced the unification of China. The 1911 Revolution was an important step in China's modernization process.
Chang, King- yuh, The Impact of the Three Principles of the People on China (Taipei, _____Taiwan, Republic of China, National Chengchi University, 1988) pp.vii
He Lian Bo Bo Da Wang (Mei Yi), Yi Jiu Yi Yi, Ge Ming Yu Su Ming (Hong Kong, Hong _____Kong Open Page Publishing Co, Ltd., pp.1-35, 138-157
Hsueh, Chun- tu, The Chinese Revolution of 1911: New Perspectives (Hong Kong: Joint _____Publishing Co., 1986), pp.1-15, 119-131, 139-171
Lin Jiayou, Xin Hai Ge Ming Yu Zhong Hua Min Zu De Jue Xing (Guangzhou, Guangdong _____Ren Min Chu Ban She, 2011), pp. 498-515
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