Yuan Shikai

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  • Yuan Shikai: Character Study

    Yuan Shikai was a man of great intellect in a different way that most people saw back in that time period and culture. Although he could not pass the examinations, he was blessed with other talents such as leading men into battle and also leading the country of China as the first president. This is why he is an interesting character study because he influenced China in many ways. He served in the army and was promoted up to one of the most prestigious positions and how the opportunity to become the first president of the Republic of China. In the article from the Encyclopedia Britannica titled “Yuan Shi-k’ai” whose primary contributor was Jerome Ch’en, and books “Yuan Shih-k’ai” by Jerome Ch’en as well, and “The Presedency of Yuan Shih-k’ai”…

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  • Why Did Sun Yatsen Fall

    factor in this, however so were other factors, such as the majority of the nations resentment to the Qing; the Boxer rising of 1900-01 and also, Yuan Shikai (the man with most…

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  • The True Story Of Ah-Q By Lu Xun

    Though the Qing government fell, Sun Yat-sen’s ideas for implementing a Western-style government regime in China never came to fruition. Lu describes this effect saying, “although the rumours flying about told them that the Revolutionary Party had taken the town, nothing else much had changed.” The Xinhai Revolution was technically a success, but the lack of political progression post-rebellion was a failure due to the lack of a leader in China who was ideologically aligned with the…

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  • The Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxer Rebellion Have you ever heard about the boxer rebellion? The boxer rebellion started on November 2nd 1899 and was a rebellion was aimed at expelling all foreign powers from china, using violent force. This rebellion would target Christians and foreigner and that would affect China even more. The rebellion would cause of many death and would catch the attention of western powers and ultimately ending the Quig dynasty. The cause of the rebellion would date back to the mid 1800’s…

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  • Effects Of The Boxer Rebellion In China

    During the beginning of the 20th century, China had severe repercussions on its economy and social life, along with many natural disasters. The scatter of foreign and domestic policies across China, along with the defeat in the first Sino-Japanese War, eventually led to an uprising in China. During the rebellion there was an imbalance between social classes and power. Unfortunately, this created instability among the Chinese, leading to the 1911 revolution. Foreign influences in China were seen…

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  • The Boxer Rebellion: A Very Brief History Of China

    nother outbreak occurs in China. The Chinese people are starting to grow anger for one main reason. They are mad because foreigners are take their jobs. The businesses of China are hiring foreigners because they have better knowledge and technology. Christian missionaries are helping the Chinese people by teaching them new customs. Some of the Chinese people are started to rebel against the missionaries. The majority of the people that went against the Chinese were known as “boxers” to the…

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  • European Domination In China

    The European domination happens all around the world. Especially in Asian places, European domination happens obviously. The European domination happens because of historical and modern factors. In the side of historical factors, the wars between Asian countries and European countries, the results of post-wars, and the different developments of societies in Asian and European countries directly caused the European domination in the world. On the other hand, in the side of modern factors, the…

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  • Analysis Of The Boxer Rebellion, By Gene Luen Yang

    The Boxer Rebellion began in 1898 in the Qing Dynasty of China. During this rebellion there was an ongoing question of which side was fighting for the more “just” outcome because each had a very different opinion of what justice was. The Boxers were fighting against the British invaders and trying to unify China by ridding it of Christian influence. The foreigners were trying to make money by selling opium to the Chinese. Each side thought the other side is evil but they did not try to…

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  • Essay On Qing Dynasty

    by the “rise of new republics, rise of women’s suffrage, and the devices of referendum, recall, and industrial democracy provided the stimuli.” China was opportunistic that the end of the Qing Dynasty in 1911 opened up for educational reform and democratic initiatives. However, Radical ideas would be non-existent in China following the overthrow of the Qing and the short-lived republic. After Sun- Yat Sen was forced to vacate the presidency by Yuan Shikai in 1913, “China would sink into a dark…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Mongols

    Chinggis was not the only Mongol leader to seek order and structure in the Mongolian empires. Later, Khubilai Khan and the Yuan dynasty, “…built canals to improve transportation and communication,” (Doc. J) as stated by Charles J. Halperin in his publication Russia and the Golden Horde. It may not be the most reliable information on its own, but given that it is widely accepted historical fact that past Chinese rulers built and expanded on the canal systems in place, it is reasonable to believe…

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