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What were the consequences of the Taiping Rebellion?

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The Taiping Rebellion was a civil war waged in China over a fourteen-year period in the middle of the nineteenth century.

One major consequence of the Taiping Rebellion was a weakening of the authority of the Qing Dynasty which, in turn, led to the country's growing susceptibility to outside influence. European states like France and Britain established territorial footholds in China in the aftermath of the conflict.

A longer-term effect was the creation of a founding myth of the later Chinese Communist Party that was used for its ideological advancement. Though it was not founded until 1921, long after the Taiping Rebellion was over, early party leaders represented it as a proto-communist uprising. Much of this connection was inspired by Karl Marx's...

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As for before and after, before there was a revolt against the government and many God worshipers were bothered. After the revolt, there was military reorganization, a new kingdom, one and only God, and the Taiping Society became brothers. 

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