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Post by Elizabeth Fielder on April 28, 2015

I don't think I understand your point with the food chow arsenal.  Are you saying that such a place was inadequate to those of West, less technologically advanced (technical stagnation)? An continuing with thought that Prince Gong perhaps didn't recognize such a lack in technological development when creating this place.
Also, you mentioned that college board only needs one to know one example of the empires that collapsed.  How am I to know which one they would test me on? In other words, If I know the Qing only, how would I know of Ottoman and Russian collapse(if appeared on the exam) if chosen not be the one to know? Or are these explanations in other videos?
Thank you! I really enjoy the time and detailed well planned videos created.  (They really make you think!)Thanks again!

Period VI: Europe Domination Gives Way To New Forms Of Transregional Political Organization

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Older, Land-Based Empires Collapse 1:15
    • Ottoman
    • Russian
    • Qing
  • Why Older, Land-Based Empires Collapse 2:16
    • Internal And External Causes
  • Qing As An Example 5:58
    • Military Defeats
    • Protracted War
    • Forced To Make Concessions To Western Powers
    • Prince Gong
    • Self-Strengthening Movement
    • Technical Stagnation
    • Boxer Rebellion
    • Death Of The Emperor And Empress Dowager Cixi
    • Regional Power Centers Take Control
  • Can Old Ways Succeed In The Modern World 12:11
  • Colonies Go For Independence 16:21
    • Decolonization
    • Inevitable?
  • Some Colonies Negotiate Freedom 20:01
    • Negotiate
  • India Negotiates Independence 20:52
    • The First Indian National Congress
    • Gandhi
    • Salt March
  • Independence Through Armed Struggle 25:09
  • Vietnam Independence Through Warfare 27:33
    • Colonized By French
    • Put Down by French
    • World War II
    • Resource To Fight The War
    • Viet Ninh
    • Hanoi
  • Nationalist/Communist Forces Win Battle 31:30
    • Ho Chi Minh
    • Dien Bien Fhu
  • Vietnam Divided-North And South 32:05
  • The North Attempts To Unify 33:32
    • Slippery Slope-All Communist
  • Global Conflicts And Their Consequences 37:06
    • European Domination Losing Out
    • Transregional
    • Decolonization