Zheng He was alive in the 15th century
He was a eunuch
China was removing man parts from people who were groomed to
be in the palace
Concubines don't get pregnant.
Man parts in jars so when eunuchs die, they get the jars back, so
when they di
Treaty of Nanking
China is not changing with the world around it, and that's okay back then.
You know a dynasty is on decline when:
People within rebel
People are a threat
After the Treaty of Nanking, Europeans and Foreigners want the same thing
The Struggling Republic
Sino-Japanese war is the main reason that turns into a revolution.
SYS has been working for 17 years, trying to get the Qing to crumble,
which is weak.
October 9th, 1911- a bomb accidentally explodes in Wu Han
Instead of a republic
1. Siddhartha was a spiritual teacher from Ancient India and the founder of Buddhism.
2. Confucius's goal in life was to be an advisor to a king or ruler, but never really achieved and
instead became a teacher/philosopher.
3. Qing She Huang was the contro
Review Sheet for Exam on Islam, Ming and Qing China
You need to know these dates and WHY they are important:
610- Mohammed was meditating in a cave (a lot) and had a vision that God spoke to him.
1405-1433- Zheng He given the right to have these ships to
Review for Quiz on Ming and Qing and Islam
Round 1: Famous Dudes [6 total points]
He was born in the 6th century in Saudi Arabia:
He was born as a Muslim in the 14th century:
He thought he was the Son of God:
He refused to rule towards the
What type of leadership and organization did your kingdom/dynasty have? How did it
develop over time?
At first, China was separated into states and they all had their own rulers.
After the Qin dynasty unified all the states, China was ruled
In the real history, there no real negotiation at all
If Lin Zexu legalized opium, it could be taxed.
What really happened was in 1839, Lin Zexu was arrested and detained him
in an island in Canton with British merchants.
They couldn't get out
Before Ming, there were the Mongolians
Ming takes control
14th and 15th century
1432- Ming Emperor Shuan De burn ships
Other countries incline in very high. Other European countries a
Manchu controls Qing Dynasty.
Ming Dynasty in danger:
The Chinese Emperor decides that he will do nothing about it.
Either way, he can't do anything about it because he has to deal with
Mongolians (by paying them off).
Macartney's Audience with Qian Long
British can't trade in Canton.
Jerky American Colonists think they should conquer all countries.
1793- George sent Lord Macartney to trade more /also Qian Long's
Should trade gold, silver, and
What things happened in the second half of the 19th century that showed
that the Qing is going downwards?
1894-1895- Sino-Japanese War in Korea
Lost to barbarians
Treaty of Shimonoseki- Taiwan is given to Japan.
Japan gets Manchuria because it is cold w
Who founded Islam?
Mohammed did not find Islam since it already existed.
What does the word Islam mean?
It is a state of being and a "muslim" is one who embodies this being. Islam is the surrender or
submission to god. Reconciliation, resignation; t
Downfall of Qing
1848- American guys are in San Francisco, California
1849- Massive Gold Rush
People from Europe and America went.
Qing Dynasty was growing as well. 500 million people- some people
traveled further away elsewhere in Asia.
People went t
Yuan Shikai was the president because he wanted power for himself, he's
not in interested in Sun Yat-Sen's principles
In 1915, Pu Yi is the Emperor, but it's not impressive anymore because
there are just eunuchs and warlords.
While these warlords are in p