For instance, the reforming efforts were undermined when Prince Gong, who had been willing to cooperate with the Westerners and recognised the need for change, was replaced with the incompetent and conservative Prince Chun. In addition, Empress Cixi constantly oscillated between reform and reaction, giving no consistent backing to the provincial reform efforts. Large amounts of capital for the self-strengthening movement were also diverted for her extravagant purposes, thus creating further setbacks for the modernising efforts. Therefore, the consequence of China’s political reforms was that the lack of a common vision amongst the officials led to lack of focus in changing policies, thus little change could be enacted. In conclusion, China’s attempt to modernise ultimately failed because of the lack of coordination amongst the officials and the people.
Introduction The East Indian Company was established by the British and then monopolized the trades towards Chinese. As the trades could not fulfil the ambition of the British, they requested for more benefits. However, the Qing court rejected and the relationship between the two countries came to a rapid deterioration. Unfortunately, after the out broke of the war, China became weaker than before. The following will discuss the difference between Anglo-China treat business and opium and the reason of the out broke of the First Opium War.
We can find out legal issues between international companies and the local Chinese companies easily. Even though the Chinses government offers a number of way to protect the intellectual, the legal system is ambiguous and doubtful. Usually, international companies are victims of these battles. To implement franchising in China, Subway provides everting such as patents, know-how, training, services, and products. It is a big threat to the franchising of Subway as there is no strict legal system to monitor and protect the intellectual property of Subway in China.
Japan was infuriated as the proposal did not pass and to make matters worse it was thought that Willison would vote for the proposal. But, after Japan’s hopes were high for being seen as equal, they were turned down by the U.S. Japan proposed the racial equality amendment, so they could finally be equal with the Big 4. Most of the Big 4 did not like this proposal as it could weaken their control over colonies. Additionally, the Australian prime minister thought it went against his white Australia plan. Because of this, he told other nations that he would cause an uprising if the proposal passed.
Because the Qin rulers felt that that the historical records were threatening, this caused them to thereby cause useful books and contrary scholars to be destroyed or executed. Shi Huang Di abused history by not allowing history to be seen by society but rather hiding it from them. The Mandate of Heaven (Sgourdos powerpoint) was something that determined if an emperor was good or bad at the ruling. This piece of history was used and abused because the fate of an emperor’s ruling was determined by if there was a weather event. Just because an emperor was good, they could have been overthrown because of the mandate.
Although, Thoreau does not like the way government rule however his not an anti-government. He believes the government is necessary for ruling the country, but the corrupt government is not beneficial at all because it is only benefiting people who are involved in the politics. He believes government power should come from the people and citizens should receive all the advantage than political leaders. Therefore, Thoreau thinks the current government is flawed; thus, we must create new form political system. When he mentions this statement his intentions become more clear “I ask for, not at once no government, but at once a better government.
This shows that although the Empress made reforms they were inadequate and were only introduced to “please both the Chinese people and foreign invaders.” (I) The Empress’ reforms were desperate, limited and failed to positively alter the middle and working class majority in China consequently leading to more unrest. The Empress’ intentions were not to develop the dynasty but to maintain power by gaining support from the internal and external community but she failed to do
This resulted in loss of oil revenue being cut off from Iran, despite the government compensating for the loss of worker’s income by maintaining them on their payroll. Foreign (especially British and American) dissent for oil nationalization pressured the Shah in dismissing Mossadeq in 1952, however, Mossadeq was returned to office following mass demonstrations in his favour. Despite all this, British and American hostility to nationalist agenda remained firm - they were unobliging to the Iranian’s
For example, China has been suppressing any dissenting opinions about the building of chemical plants in different provinces. Consequently, people nurse dissatisfaction against the authority, leading to the several outbreaks of mass disturbances . Therefore, given the peaceful nature of democracy, a democratic state is more stable than an authoritarian
The British were defeated easily because they were distracted with the diplomatic crisis happening in Europe, namely the second world war. The takeover of the Japanese meant that many changes were made in Singapore, for instance the education system. As the British returned after the surrender of Japan, they were left with a pile of mess and chaos that needed organisation. The Malayan Union was launched to reorganise the system however it mainly cater to the Malays as well as those who reside in Malaya. Singapore, which was predominantly made up of Chinese was excluded to prevent any possible conflicts occurring from the overpowering of the Chinese.