Qing Dynasty By: Jen Cravener Anastasia Clayton
Qing’s Rule • 1644 A.D. to 1912 A.D.
Leaders • Emperor Shunzhi- Dorgon made important decisions, because Shunzhi was a child at the time. • Emperor Kangxi- started ruling at 15 and had one of the longest dynastic rules in history. • Emperor Yongzheng- Kangxi’s son. Reigned 61 years like his father
Achievements • The size of land area of the empire was second to only the Yuan Empire because they subdued Tibet and Xinjiang regions, and they were given an inheritance of Mongolia by their founders • Population reached over 300 million • Wealth was gained by merchants and the court through foreign trade
Notable Events • 1645- Dorgon forced the Queue Order • 1645- Revolt of the 3 Feudatories • 1683- Army attacked Taiwan and defeated the Zheng family. Annexed Taiwan. • 1755- Ten Great Campaigns • 1840- First Opium War • 1851- Jintian Uprising • 1856- Second Opium War • 1862- Dungan Revolt • 1870- Taianjin Massacre • 1884- Sino-French War • 1898- Hundred Days Reform • 1912- Dynasty was overthrown
Contact with other Cultures • The Qing dynasty was in contact was the Manchu, because the people who found the empire had originally come from Manchuria. • The Manchu culture influenced the people in the Qing dynasty, through art, clothing, morals, and government.
Video • The Decline of the Qing Dynasty: • http://www.glencoe.com/video_library/index_with_mods.php?PROGRAM=9780078745256&VIDEO=-1&CHAPTER=22
Website for more Research • http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/china-history/the-qing-dynasty.htm