Unit 4: Nationalism, Industrialism, and Imperialism
Lesson D: Western Trade Opens Chinese Doors
Activity 6: Efforts at Chinese Reform
The Qing Dynasty was the last dynasty of China. Internal problems and external conflicts led to the decay of the empire. Measures were adopted to address the problems within the country. In this activity, you will examine how the Qing Dynasty tried to reform itself.
Historical Investigation — Efforts at Chinese Reform
Directions: For this activity, open the student resource titled "Historical Investigation - Chinese Reform Efforts." Use the documents to investigate how the Qing Dynasty tried to reform itself and what the effects of these efforts were.
- Download Student Resource: Historical Investigation - Efforts at Chinese Reform (doc).
- Select the link to review how to complete an Historical Investigation.
- Submit your answers to the completed historical investigation to your teacher as instructed.