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In the 19th century, a political movement known as The Self Strengthening Movement took place in the Qing Dynasty government in China. The movement was introduced by Feng Guifen who was supported by Li Hongzhang, Zuo Zongtang, Zeng Guofan, and Prince Gong. Feng Guifen believed that if there was one thing to learn from the west, it would be their military and social strength. He advised that the shipyardd and arsenals should be built in each one of the treaty ports. He also supported the starting of translation bureaus and schools in Shanghai and Carton

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