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Christie Hua 2/8/10 Then Manchus I. led by Nurhaci a. declared himself khan b. demanded that captured males braid hair into queue c. later led by Hong Taiji i. declared formation of Qing dynasty; people to be called Manchus ii. rebellions with Li Zicheng and Zhang Xianzhong iii. Dorgon leads troops into area unopposed iv. Ming China is fallen; descendants of ruling families no longer have prestige The Yangzhou Massacre took place in the Qing dynasty China in 1645 when Manchu conquerors led by Prince Dodo conducted mass killings of the residents of Yangzhou after taking the city from the forces loyal to the " Southern Ming " regime of the Hongguang Emperor . The atrocity lasted for ten days after the city was taken on May 20, 1645. Traditionally, the number of victims was reported as close to 800,000, although modern scholars consider it an exaggeration. [1] The commander of the defenders, Shi Kefa , was also killed by the Manchus, after he refused to submit to their authority. The alleged reasons for the massacre were: To punish the residents because of resistance efforts led by the Ming official Shi Kefa . To warn the rest of the population Jiangnan of the consequences of resisting the invaders. The Banner System
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