Flashcards in Ch. 7.2 Revolution in China Deck (9)
"When European traders began to move into China in greater numbers in the mid-1800s, Chinese society was already in a state of TRANSITION."
"Westerners introduced modern means of transportation and communications; they created an export market; and they INTEGRATED the Chinese market into the nineteenth-century world economy."
(p) Sun Yat-Sen
young radical. formed Revive China Society. believe Qing Dynasty not capable of ruling. develop three-stage reform process: 1. military takeover 2. transitional phase in which Sun's party would prepare people for democracy 3. constitutional democracy. 1905: formed Revolutionary Alliance-->Nationalist Party. promote nationalism, democracy, right for people to pursue own wills.
(p) Henry Pu Yi
last emperor of China. infant.
(p) General Yuan Shigai
control army. abandoned gov't and cooperate with Sun Yat-sen's party. serve as president of new Chinese republic+allow election of legislature.
major industrial and commercial centers with growing middle and industrial working classes