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Rebellions by displaced indigenous people and the poor and lower class. There were also protests due to the unfair practices and injustices of local Chinese magistrates. The Qing Empire dealt with this by suppressing all rebellions and protests with military force. Other factors that played a role: An increased Chinese population. A large migration of farmers to the cities in search of jobs caused a growing lower class in urban areas. Indigenous people: o People in central and southwestern China were angry that they were driven out of their farmlands. o Mongols were also angry after they were forced off their grazing lands and traditional elites were also removed from their positions. Soon brigades of vigilantes began scouring areas where the Qing Empire lost control. Many of the poor began to mistrust the Qing government and believed that the government was all filled with corrupt officials. Many Chinese didn’t like the Europeans and wanted to stay separate from foreigners and
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course HST 198 taught by Professor Fahey during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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