World history/WHME102/Modernization and resistance/Taiping and Boxer Rebellions

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Read the below articles, about the Taiping and Boxer Rebellions. As you do so, consider the following questions:

  • What led to the Boxer Rebellion?
  • What caused the Taiping Rebellion?
  • How many people were killed in these rebellions, and from what causes?

'Introduction: The Taiping Rebellion 1850-1871'

'The Boxer Rebellion, 1900'

Reflect on what you have learned by posting a comment in WEnotes below. For example:

  • I was surprised to learn ...
  • The deaths of so many ...

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