they stop and go back home and there was no long term exploration when he died

They stop and go back home and there was no long term

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they stop and go back home and there was no long term exploration when he died, he was the number one supporter there was a lot of conservative and isolationist people in the bureaucracy they saw they already had the superior empire they weren't there which made it easy for Europe to come in when it was their time when the ships pull back, long distance trade slows down China pulls back and becomes more isolated by the late 1600s there was a series of weak rulers there was more corruption there was a concentration of land ownership at the top there was a growing population because the leadership was weaker, the northern people try to take advantage of it there were more attacks from the north there was a lot of things China had to deal with and the weak leaders weren't well equipped a huge plague breaks out it could have been smallpox or the bubonic plague thousands of people die there were few signs of life in the streets and all that could be heard was the buzzing of flies in the cities in one year's, 200,000 people died in Beijing a peasant revolt started by Li Zicheng (r. 1643-1645) he lost his job due to government cuts in the 1630s the revolt spread throughout the whole country and was able to occupy the capital city of Beijing the emperor killed himself he established his own dynasty but was unable to hold his conquest it showed how unstable it was that an outsider or insider could take the capital it showed that the great power was weakening and sent the message to others his revolt took down the dynasty Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
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Dynasty of the “Manchus” they were not liked at all they came in and conquered China they acted like conquerors they were insensitive to Chinese cultures and traditions it promoted resistance many rise up and some even fled the people that stayed revolted periodically they tried to keep themselves separate this leads to more division all loyal Chinese had to adopt the manchu clothing and hair style it was a sign of loyalty they eventually adopted Chinese language, political system, Confucianism, and more cultural practices the conquerors absorbed the culture once they embraced their ways, they regarded them as legit rulers there was a lot of the tensions coming down it really helped to get the Chinese to accept the dynasty because of compassionate rulers 3/16/16 Kangxi (r. 1661-1722) he could have been greatest ruler China ever had he started ruling at 7 but had very good advisors they did not manipulate him badly he was known for being intelligent he had strong character and came into full power as a teenager when he was a teenager he was able to rule all on his own he stabilized the kingdom he militarily pacified the border regions he supported literature, artwork, Confucianism and history writing he was known for being open minded
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