White Lotus Rebellion

Can I have just a basic run down on the White Lotus Rebellion. Why did it start? Who was involved? What was the outcome? Was the goal achieved?

Hey! The White Lotus Rebellion was a rebellion during China’s Qing dynasty by 1800. Remember, Qing China was ran by Manchus who are not part of the ethnic majority. Lotus members wanted to overthrow them and bring back China to what it was in the past (Ming dynasty). While they packed a punch, they ultimately failed as they weren’t numerous enough to actually be a threat to Qing rule.

This is awesome stuff to use when discussing rebellions and uprisings within empires.

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