The failure of the new republic

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How did Yuan Shikai become president
Sun Yatsen gave presidency to Yuan thinking he could control him however Yuan outmaneuvered Sun Yatsen and the GMD
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Foreign Loan What year- how much and effects
1913 Further loss of chinese - led to the second revolution
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The second revolution - what year what happened
The GMD tried to overthrow Yuan Shikai 1913 however GMD not organised enough and Yuan used bribery and dismissal of Military officials to keep Military loyal
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Japans 21 demands what year and why
After the war started 1914 Japan saw oppertunity whil west was preoccupied to take more control over China so in 1915 put forward the 21 commands
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what where the 21 demands
More concession areas, further loss of chinese independence, japanese advisers in military, political and financial affairs
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What did Yuan do and effects
appealed to West who recommended Yuan agree to a slightly toned down version of commands - led to further resentment of Yuan
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Yuan as emperor what year and why
Yuan wanted absolute power so reinstated monarchy where he made himself monarch 1916 no better than Qing Dynasty
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Effect of Yuan as emporer
- provinces declared independence from Beijing - Military officials refused to serve - Knowing he was powerless without military (Qing) Yuan renounced the thrown 1916 and died 3 months later
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Achievements of Yuan
An extent of stability in chaos - introduced administrative reforms
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Failure of the new republic
- Problems from the Qing Dynasty (Financial) - Foreign resentment - internal failings - Warlordism
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