Jan 25th - Late 19 th Century China: Rebellions, Reform,...

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Unformatted text preview: Late 19 th Century China: Rebellions, Reform, and Imperialist Wars Domestive Turmoil 3 things in groups 5 adjectives to describe china in the 2 nd half of the 19 th Chaotic, over ambitious, weak, overly-benevolent, passive, indecisive, revolution vs rebellion: how are they different a revolution is more ideologically based, bigger changed is wanted (example an overthrow/replacement) a rebellion doesn't normally result in a huge change rebellions are more localized in what ways were the Taiping revolutionary? Taiping sought to change the culture to change chinas identity to change the ownership of land introduced communism type ideals men and women received equal shares Sought to abandon confuscianism and have one supreme diety Strong oppossition against all substance abuses the social order they werwe argueing for was o gender inequality o eliminating traditional family structure (by dividing into a 25 group collective) o Women were also allowed to take the civil service exam o women were also given set equal rights of what they could do economically o there was no set idea of private property so in all, the Taiping werent just rebelling against high taxes or something, but this was a plan to lay out a totally new economic system...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2011 for the course HS HS 1710 taught by Professor Hdl during the Winter '10 term at Wayne State University.

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Jan 25th - Late 19 th Century China: Rebellions, Reform,...

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