History 1112I.The revolutionariesA. The boxer rising1.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-sen1.Regarded as the father of modern China, accepted by the nationalists and communistsC. Sun-yat-sen’s (1866-1925) “three principles of the people”D. The Kuomindang, or nationalist party1.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 revolutionaries1.Picked by Sun-yat-sen 2.Was a very cunning man, came into power and then turned against those that put him into power.