The collapse of the Qing dynasty

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  • The Collapse of the Qing Dynasty
    • Resentment of foreigners
      • Concession areas
      • Boxer rebellion
        • Tighter western control
      • Han (90%) resentment of manchu WUCHANG UPRISING
      • The railway
        • loans from west to nationalise
        • built under foreign direction and control
      • Loss in sino-Japanese war 1895
    • Military
      • Dismissal of  Yuan Shikai left Qing without military protection
      • Implemented the Wuhan uprising and forced Qing rulers to give up power and Puyi to abdicate
    • Sun Yatsen and the nationalists
      • The alliance League
      • three princaples
        • democracy, nationalism, socialism
      • alternative to monarchy
      • inspired group that let  off bomb that started Wuhan uprising
    • Internal failings of the regime
      • 2 year oldPuyi emporer 1908
      • allowed foreign interference
      • caused need for revolutionary groups
      • dismissed yuan shikai
      • out of touch with nationalists
      • Disrespect of  Confucion code
        • loss of mandate to heaven
          • 1907 floods
          • Cixi abdicating Puyi as emperor through nepotism
    • Failure of reform
      • 100 day reforms
        • Cant modernise ... time for new
          • Final attempts of reform
      • Final attempts of reform
    • Economic problems
      • reparations from boxer rebellion $450million
      • Railways
        • Loans from west
        • Higher taxes in China
      • 1907 floods
        • increased grain prices
        • famine
      • Governmentr nearly bankrupt

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