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Qing Empire

Qing EmpireBy: Ahmed Ahmed Fouad, Devin Dowd, and Matt ZeemanOutlineWho?Where?When?What?How?Why?Who?Huang Taiji renamed northeast China Qing in 1636 Manchus people from Manchuria and adjacent areas of China took over the regionThe fall of the capital of the Ming Dynasty led to the beginning of the Qing DynastyWhere?Located in present day China and Mongolia.

When?The Qing Empire was established in 1644It was overthrown in 19111644 1911What?Influential in arts and literatureLargest empire in the world in 1795Confucianism was the official religion

Temple of Confucius in BeijingWhat?Expanded into neighboring territory via aggressive military conquestExchanged technological inventions with EuropeChinese adopted European concepts of art

Qing Dynasty flaghow?Rose due to the Ming Dynastys loss of the Mandate of HeavenFactors leading to their rise: Repairs and maintenance of public worksLower taxesEfficiency and order of the military

Forbidden City - where Ming Dynasty endedhow?Decline began in the 20th centuryThe Wuchang Uprising ended the Qing Dynasty and led to the Republic of China in 1911Factors leading to their decline:Sudden death of Empress Cixi and Emperor Guangxu in 1908Weak central monarchyZaifengs oldest son inheriting the throne at age 2

The Wuchang UprisingWhy?Qing dynasty influenced Chinese literature, religion, art, and culture foreverReligion: Between 1800 and 1912 tens of thousands of common people converted to Protestantism and ChristianityLiterature: The Qing court sponsored publishing projects in order to print encyclopedias, histories as well as compendiums of literatureArt/Music: Developed jingxi (a.k.a. Peking Opera) in the 18th centuryWhy?The Qing Dynasty wasnt conquered by Europeans due to its strong armyDeveloped Eight Banner System-Based on Manchu tradition of hunting partiesSecond army established in 1644 known as the Green ArmyBoth armies were standing armies who were very loyal and paid by the government

Qing Dynasty ArmyBibliography"China in the Qing Dynasty Map, 1644-1911." By Maps.com from Maps.com. Web. 2 Feb. 2015."Chinese History - Qing Period (www.chinaknowledge.de)." Chinese History - Qing Period (www.chinaknowledge.de). Web. 2 Feb. 2015."Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History." The Qing Dynasty (16441911): Loyalists and Individualists. Web. 2 Feb. 2015."Manchu | People." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 2 Feb. 2015."Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) Chinese History: Imperial China Facts." Totally History Qing Dynasty 16441911 Comments. Web. 2 Feb. 2015. "Qing Dynasty Timeline." Qing Dynasty Timeline. Web. 2 Feb. 2015."The Qing Dynasty." ChinaHighlights. Web. 2 Feb. 2015.

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