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    The Qing (or Manchu) Dynasty was a dynasty to be remembered throughout the ages. One of China’s most long- lasting and successful dynasties, the Qings were powerful in comparison to other dynasties. They were eventually defeated due to the fact that they didn’t accept modern technology, but they were the longest lasting dynasty in China. The Qing dynasty had great rulers and were very successful but stuck to all the basic rules and were defeated not only because they were weak but because all great

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    argument of this essay poses the question, was the Qing dynasty to be considered Chinese? The “New Qing History” scholars argue that the Manchu rulers maintained their ethnic identities and thus the Manchu-centered Qing was fundamentally different from the proceeding chinese dynasties. However, I support the argument that the Qing dynasty was a real Chinese dynasty and their success through sinicization. The Qing dynasty rulers were legitimate Chinese dynasties because, like the Han previously adopted, they

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    The Fall of the Qing Dynasty

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    D’Addese 1 The Qing Dynasty prospered well into the 20th century despite the numerous problems the administration faced. However, during the early days of the 20th century, civil disorders continued to grow in such unmanageable factions that the administration was pushed to do something about it. The high living standards of the previous century had contributed to a sharp increase in China’s population, there was approximately 400 million people living in China around the nineteenth century. This

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    Who Revolted?: Many low class people revolted against the Qing Dynasty mainly because their leader, Hong Xiuquan, believed in a more communist society, his ideas “attracted many famine-stricken peasants, workers, and miners,” along with many religious people, because his main stance was to enforce christianity, proclaiming his new dynasty, and renaming it Tianwang or “Heavenly Kingdom of Great Peace” (Britannica). The people believed in his beliefs, thus following his orders,and decisions. By the

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    Jurchen Aisin Gioro clan, a family of Manchu rulers, is the Qing Dynasty. Emperor Nurhachi founded the Latter Jin regime. Nurhachi' son, Huang Taiji moved the capital to Shenyang and renamed the regime into the Qing. At that time, the empire was divided into the eighteenth provinces we now know today. The Qing dynasty was China's last imperial dynasty. They ruled from 1644 to 1912, by the Manchus. The Qing dynasty is also known as the Manchu dynasty. The reigns of the first three monarchs, which persevered

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    Qing Dynasty Essay

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    From 1662 to 1795 China experienced the “High Qing”, a period in which the country prospered greatly under the rule of significant emperors such as Kangxi and Qianlong. It is regarded as a high point of Chinese civilization due to its transition from traditional to modern China. These emperors ruled over the large empire and China felt their influence for many years to come. The Manchu people ruled the vast empire of China during the Qing Dynasty in a pragmatic approach through the unification of

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    The Failure of the Qing Dynasty Although some short term successes were achieved for China when dealing with western demands of diplomatic relations and free trade, in the sense that it retained their pride in their tributary systems, such responses were in flawed in the long term. Focusing on the time period 1793-1839, this essay will investigate what were the western attempts and demands in diplomatic relations and free trade. It will also investigate what was the reason to the failure

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    Introduction The Qing dynasty prospered in arts and culture. Traditional forms of arts flourished: including the delicate and exquisite ceramics and Chinese porcelain. On a smaller scale, however, the most symbolic feature traveled through to the present from the Qing dynasty would be women’s fashion in the imperial palace. Women’s fashion not only depicted their status, but also reflected their beliefs and culture. As an enthusiast of the Qing dynasty, I often spot both accurate and inaccurate

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    Tradition was a disputed subject between different dynasties. As the ruler of China from thirteenth to fourteenth century, the Mongols refused to establish Chinese political and cultural traditions in society because it was not necessary. However, the Ming emperor argued that promoting traditions benefits China. Similarly, the Qing emperor agreed with his point of view. For centuries, the restoration of civil service examinations led the Ming and Qing dynasties to often practiced Confucianism and gender

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    and female traits that made them susceptible to their weaknesses.27 Yet, while Chinese historians of late Qing often linked eunuchs to the decline of dynasties of the past, indulgence, and corruption, they more often than not seemed to regard eunuchs as necessary to the function of the palace and imperial court, no matter what their qualms with them may have been.28 Becoming a Eunuch in Qing China In his 1877 Royal Asiatic journal article entitled “Chinese Eunuchs,” George Carter Stent, an English

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