Essay 4 - Essay 4 Compare and contrast the 1911 Revolution...

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Essay 4 Compare and contrast the 1911 Revolution and the Meiji Restoration with respect ot the basic factorst hat gave rise to them, the identity of their main participants, the objectives behind them, and their principal achievements. The Manchus had delayed the developmental progress of China. Then the Empress started making reforms in the early 20 th century. Sun Yat-sen was able to study in Tokyo, he started the reviolutionary alliance; composed of Chinese students. Many of these students became very progressive and anti-manchu. The revolutionary alliance backed 3 main ideas, and these ideas spread to mainland china: Nationalism, because Sun believed the Manchu’s were foreigners, Democracy because sun wanted a representative government, and finally peoples lively hood to equalize the ownership of land so everybody could have a portion to make a living off. Then in 1911 formal revolution broke out when the imperial court tried to nationalize the ownership of all the railroads and steal the profits that were due to each individual province. Another thing that gave rise to this revolution was the people were upset at the inability of the Qing dynasty to deal with foreign issues. The protesters were able to win governement troops to their side. By November 1911 2/3 of the countries provincial assemblies had voted to succeed from China. In 1912 a new republic formed, but there was still 1/3 of the provinces who did not agree to join the new republic, and there was
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Essay 4 - Essay 4 Compare and contrast the 1911 Revolution...

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