IRLS210 Progress Assignment.docx - Week 6 Progress Assignment 1 Week 6 Progress Assignment Name American Military University Week 6 Progress Assignment

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Week 6 Progress Assignment 1 Week 6 Progress Assignment Name American Military University
Week 6 Progress Assignment 2 Week 6 Progress Assignment Zewei’s Article: The over-all premise of Zewei’s article is to discuss how a lower dominant ideology can be corrupted and taken over by a higher dominant ideology just like China and its Confucianism. Basically, Zewei explains that the lower of the 2 ideologies will end up changing itself to make the higher one happy no matter how it truly views the world and its laws. This is especially true when it comes to what happened after the Opium wars. Another example would be how the western ideologies ended up forcing the Qing Dynasty to pick between sticking with their roots or to embody the influences from outside sources. According to Chinas history, they did not create a diplomatic system for themselves and did not care about equality. The way that the Confucian mindset views the world is based on a tributary system and follows the celestial empire. When this mindset came to an end, the orders of the Confucians crumbled and the

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