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Unformatted text preview: The Ming Dynasty Emperor Yongle Named after the reign of the emperor, also possible mention what emperor did during his reign Princes have no control of the land, only governors, Yongle was one of the princes responsible of area around Beijing King wanted to deprive princes of power and would repeat history and take over government; prince Yongle had his palace at Beijing, before the rebellion; Voyages of Zheng He- Eunuchs monopolized power, government officials provide bribes to eunuch widespread corruption- led 7 voyages; huge treasure ship could house thousands of people; emperor went to search for the second emperor; illegal way to become emperor by usurping power; tried to find second emperor; used to be a Chinese Muslim in southeastern China Reconstruction of Great Wall- ward off Mongols from China; every prefecture has to ship bricks to Great wall The Qing Empire- founded by the Manchus; not the Chinese Rise of the Manchus 1115- Jurchens established Jin to 1234 1240Later Jin founded by Nurhachi- adopted by a Chinese military officer and raised in Chinese culture...
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- Spring '07