Century china has about 180 million people with more

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century China has about 180 million people with more people there, more agriculture was increased also, better irrigation etc gave better crop harvests Agriculture was also increased by better harvesting tools If the emperors were able to put attention toward cultural matters the first 2 emperors ruled for 6 decades each o they spent a significant amount on various improvements libraries art poetry literature ceramics (pottery) This artistic cultivation showed te Manchu's had the mandate. (even though the idea that the emperor had a special bond with god was Han... the Manchu adopted that) o mandate of heaven After the first century and a half, the signals of a lost dynasty began to appear Late 1790's rebellion brokeout Early 1800's rebellion brokeout o people thought they were overtaxed o people thought the governement was corrupt at a higher level The emperor himself had employed a man about 40 years younger than him o This younger man was given so much power he was able to take whatever he needed As corruption increased the manchus spent less on improvement in agriculture and infastructure Floods were also increasing Ineffective administration Since the population had increased in Qing dynasty, the bureaucratic positions didn't not increase in the same proportion o people would pass the exams, then wouldn't not be rewarded with a job These elite were some of the leaders of rebellion By not increasing the number of bureaucratic positions... the administration became ineffective. The average Chinese consciences was that things were not what they used to be. o This was made quite apparent when the Westerners invaded and were forced to give concessions. The manchu had adopted the Chinese system of foreign relations
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o those neighbors to China were seen as secondary states o the chinese engaged in trade relations with these countries Japanese and Korean groups came to see the emperor for feasts and gifts were exchanged.
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