Change and Continuity Analysis SheetSociety/Societies: Ming and Qing EmpiresTime Period: 1500s-1700sSignificant events during the time period:Collapse of the Ming empire (1592-1598) forming the Qing empire due to lack of government and demographic/natural disasters Chinese influences (mostly by the Jesuits) in Europe.Series of natural disasters damaging political, social, and economic systems in the empire.Key Changes and Continuities:Continuity:The natural disasters that would damage significantly to the empireSuccess of the government management of the empire. Technologies of the Empires due to late communication and influences from foreign regions.Specialization on porcelains Changes:The Economy started is more successful compared to the Ming Empire thanks to the more advanced government of the Qing.Empire was more unified.Government moves were gone mostly towards benefiting the economy than policies or the political system.Political:Enormous government like elite classes incorporated large amounts of god quality ceramics creating a brilliant culture.Government were more focused on policies inimical or damaging the economy.Ming government suffered from corruption.United by Dalai Lama, a universal leader of Tibetan Buddhism. (Galadan)Central government however wasn’t strong since there were times of rebellions and corruption.
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