MODERN CHINA - 1-Dynastic Cycle 2-The First Emperor of the...

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Unformatted text preview: 1-Dynastic Cycle 2-The First Emperor of the Qin 3-Sinocentrism 4-Confucius: 5-Taoism 6-Civil service examination 7-Agricultural involution 8-Emperor Kangxi 9-Rites Controversy 10-The tributary system 11-The Cohong system 12-Opium War 13- Treaty of Shimonoseki: 14-“Open Door” policy: 15-The treaty system 16-Taiping Rebellion 17-Boxer Rebellion 18-“New Policies” 19-Wei Yuan 20-Zeng Guofan 21-Li Hongzhang 22-Kang Youwei 23-Empress Dowager Cixi 24-Sun Yat-sen 1) What are the major ideas of Confucius and Lao Zi? Where are their major differences? 2) What are the major features of the traditional Chinese state? 3) Why was there a population explosion in the Qing? How did it influence the Chinese econ 4) What are the major steps leading to the expansion and consolidation of the Qing empire? 5) Why did unified dynasties predominate in imperial China? 6) What was the system that regulated China’s foreign relations before the Opium War? Why? 7) What happened to China’s foreign relations after the Opium War? Describe the major features of the new system that shaped China’s foreign relations at the turn of the twentieth century. 8) Compare the Taiping rebellion and the Boxer rebellion, explaining what inspired their actions, what they attacked, what they wanted to achieve, how they treated the Qing rulers and foreigners, and why they failed. 9) Compare the “self-strengthening” movement and the Hundred Day Reform, focusing on their reasons (origins), goals, major steps, and results. They both unsuccessful. The results are not that much different than each other. 10) What were the goals of the Revolution of 1911? Was the revolution successful? Why? Revolution of 1911 ...
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course HIS 340M taught by Professor Li during the Summer '11 term at University of Texas.

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