The Qing Dynasty And The End Of Monarchy Rule Essay

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The Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1911 C.E.) was the last imperial Dynasty of China and the end of monarchy rule overall. Unlike other Chinese Dynasties, the Qing were Manchurian minatory from northeastern China; however, they did incorporate Han Chinese, the major ethnicity of China, into their administrations and “banner” system. The Qing took advantage of the weakened state of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 C.E.) and began their conquest from the north and did not stop until they gained control of the capital, Beijing. The Manchus did not push for the Chinese to accept any of their customs or beliefs, which lead to less resistance from the Hans. Additionally , the Manchu conquests, expanded the borders of the Qing Empire, making it one of the largest in the history of the world (Wu, 2016). At its inception, the Qing Empire was strong lead by strong and intelligence leaders; however, like some other preceding Dynasties, “the Qing Empire ended in rebellions, wars, natural disaster, economic problems, famines, and invasions”. (W, 2016). After the fall of Qing dynasty, in 1912 China transitioned from a monarchy into a republic and the final transition in 1949 was the rise of the People’s Republic of China.
The Qing Dynasty page on the China Highlights website written by Annie Wu, http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/the-qing-dynasty.htm, is a very informative site, that proves a quick summary of the Qing dynasty that includes critical figures and events. Ms.…

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