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Double Ten Day-- is the national day of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and celebrates the start of the Wuchang Uprising of October 10, 1911, which led to the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in China and establishment of the Republic of China on January 1, 1912. It is therefore also known as National Celebration Day Empress Dowager Cixi-- of the Manchu Yehe Nara Clan, was a powerful and charismatic figure who became the de facto ruler of the Manchu Qing Dynasty in China for 48 years from 1861 to her death in 1908. Puyi-- of the Manchu Aisin-Gioro ruling family, was the last Emperor of China . He ruled in two periods between 1908 and 1917, firstly as the Xuantong Emperor (i ) from 1908 to 1912, and nominally as a non-ruling puppet emperor for twelve days in 1917. He was the twelfth and final member of the Qing Dynasty to rule over China Qing Dynasty--- also known as the Manchu Dynasty , was the last ruling dynasty of China , ruling from 1644 to 1912 (with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917). It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China . The Qing Dynasty was overthrown following the Xinhai Revolution , when the Empress Dowager Longyu abdicated on behalf of the last emperor, Puyi , on February 12, 1912. Revolutionary Alliance (Tongmeng Hui )-- also known as the Chinese United League or the Chinese Revolutionary Alliance , was a secret society and underground resistance movement organized by Sun Yat-sen and Song Jiaoren in Tokyo , Japan , on 20 August 1905. This new alliance was created through the unification of Sun's Xingzhonghui , or Revive China Society , the Guangfuhui , or Restoration Society , and other Chinese revolutionary groups. Combining republican , nationalist , and socialist objectives, the Tongmenghui's political platform was "To expel the northern barbarians and to revive Zhonghua , to establish a republic , and to distribute land equally among the people." Sun Yat-sen--- Combining republican , nationalist , and socialist objectives, the Tongmenghui's political platform was "To expel the northern barbarians and to revive Zhonghua , to establish a republic , and to distribute land equally among the people." His party, which formed a fragile alliance with the Communists , split into two factions after his death. Sun's chief legacy resides in his developing a
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2010 for the course EC 11 taught by Professor All during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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