Lecture16

Lecture16 - Christie Hua 3/8/10 LECTURE 16 1911 REVOLUTION...

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Christie Hua 3/8/10 LECTURE 16 – 1911 REVOLUTION Significance irreversible political change -From Empire to Republic -A New Political Legitimacy Origins of revolution -cultural origin: new ideas, new morality, new press -political origin -Sun Yat Sen’s revol. Movement -constitutional movement -crisis of 1911 -princes’ cabinet and RR nationalization -Sichuan Railway Movement I. Significance of the revolution: irreversible political change a. From Empire to Republic b. New political legitimacy c. 2000 years of political dominance i. one day, ppl have emperor; now they don’t 1. emperor now subjected to law a. failed political attempts for ppl trying to be emperors… Manchu regrouping II. questions to think about a. How did the fall of Qing differ from the fall of the Ming? Why did one end a dynasty, and the other end an empire? b. Was the fall of the Qing inevitable? Was it inevitable after the opium war, in which China failed to respond to the west? III.
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2010 for the course HIST 185A taught by Professor Zheng during the Winter '10 term at UCSB.

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Lecture16 - Christie Hua 3/8/10 LECTURE 16 1911 REVOLUTION...

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