history of china after 1900 - History 1112 I. The...

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History 1112 I. The revolutionaries A. The boxer rising 1. Led to the boxer rebellion, triggered by the missionaries in China and by the building of railways (over graves). 2. Aimed against Europeans, supported by the Chinese gov- ernment. 3. Easily defeated/ lacked training, discipline, weapons. 4. Western powers got the right to station their soldiers on Chinese soil. B. The revolutionary movement led by Sun-yat-sen 1. Regarded as the father of modern China, accepted by the nationalists and communists C. Sun-yat-sen’s (1866-1925) “three principles of the people” D. The Kuomindang, or nationalist party 1. China ruled by 2100 years by emperors, this ended that. 2. Idea of democracy w/out people participating in the politic- al system. 3. Democracy unsuccessful, nationalism successful E. General Yuan Shikai (1912-1916) dissolved the parlia- ment and attacked the revolutionaries 1. Picked by Sun-yat-sen 2. Was a very cunning man, came into power and then turned against those that put him into power.
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3. Began assassinating revolutionaries, Sun-yat-sen barely es-
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course HIST 1112 taught by Professor Muhammadali during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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