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Unformatted text preview: they didnt begin to progress their military power, they would further be taken advantage of. Therefore, the self-strengthening movements top priority was to build new weapons for defense. The significance of the self-strengthening movement was that it was an attempt to modernize China and move away from classical Confucian tradition....
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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.
- Winter '10