A part of the Manchu garrison held out there Assault of Chinkiangfoo until shot down to the last man.
In 1644 China was conquered by the Manchu dynasty, which still reigns.
We now proclaim the consequent overthrow of the despotic sway of the Manchu dynasty, and the establishment of a republic.
He still retains the title of Manchu Emperor, but with his death the title will cease.
But since the last dynasty was Manchu this is out of the question.
In addition the Manchu bandits could not even protect themselves.
The peons or slaves of the Manchu princes were, however, excepted from the terms of this edict.
But some one has said of the Manchu, "he knows not, neither does he learn."
Cha-pu was the next to fall, and here the Manchu Tartars for the first time came into conflict with the English.
The restoration of the Manchu dynasty was aimed at by one of these movements.
1650s, member of Tungusic race of Manchuria which conquered China in 1644 and remained its ruling class until the Revolution of 1912. From Manchu, literally "pure," name of the tribe descended from the Nu-chen Tartars.