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REACTIONS TO THE WEST (I)
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The Taiping Rebellion, 1851-1864 Hong Xiuquan (1814-1864) 1814 Hong was born 1836 Visited Guangzhou and received “Good Words for Exhorting the Age” 1847 Started “Society of God Worshipers” 1851 Started uprising
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Battle in Jiangxi 9/1851 Captured Yong’an and established “Taiping Tianguo” ±eavenly Kingdom of Great Peace) 4/1852 Attacked Changsha The Taiping Rebellion
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Battle in the Yangzi River outside the city of Nanjing 11/1952 Took Yuezhou and Wuhan 3/1853 Occupied Nanjing The Taiping Rebellion
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Theocracy : Heavenly Capital Heavenly King Heavenly Palace Heavenly Rescripts Sacred Treasury Land System : “Heavenly Land System” - Abolition of private ownership Equal distribution to men and women Surplus products to public storehouse Farmers as soldiers : Under the commander – 5 divisions 5 brigades 5 captains 4 master sergeants 5 corporals 4 soldiers (10,000 soldiers; 3,156 officers) The Taiping Rebellion
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Worship : One church per 25 families Sabbath services (Sunday)
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course HIS 39930 taught by Professor Ming during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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