The failure of the new republic

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  • The failure of the new republic (Yuan Shikai)
    • Not a revolution but a military coup
    • Warlordism in south
      • had their own armies
    • Chinas foreign loan 1913 £25million
      • Chinese finances controlled by foreigners
        • Including Japanese
      • Further loss of chinese indispendence
    • Yuan as emporer 1916
      • Wanted absolute power
      • re instated monarchy with himself as monarch
        • as bad as Qing Dynasty... not a revolution at all
      • provinces declared independence from Beijing in anger
      • Military Officers refused to serve Yuan as emperor
        • knowing he couldnt survive without military
          • Yuan renounced thrown in 1916
            • died 3 months later
    • Japans 21 demands 1915
      • Further loss of Chinese indipendance
      • More concession areas
      • Japanese advisers in military, financial and political affairs
      • appealed for hep from west however was obliged to accept slightly toned down version of original demands
    • Yuan shikais restrictions to consolidate control
      • Suspension of parliment
        • Undemocratic
          • Outlawing of other parties including GMD
      • Outlawing of other parties including GMD
      • Taxes under central control (tackle warlordism)
    • Second revolution 1913
      • GMD tried to overthrow Yuan
        • Yuan used bribery and dismissal to keep military loyal
        • Not organised enough
      • Chinas foreign loan 1913 £25million
        • Chinese finances controlled by foreigners
          • Including Japanese
        • Further loss of chinese indispendence
    • Outmaneuvered Sun Yatsen and the GMD to become president
    • Achievments
      • Extent of stability
      • administriative reforms
    • Reasons for failure
      • Problems from Qing
        • Financial
      • Warlordism
        • Problems from Qing
          • Financial
      • Foreign resentment
        • Internal failings

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