As the Qing dynasty started to expand slowly, they kept and encouraged Chinese traditions to help raise the Chinese population
They traded some items such as tea and silver, but had little else to do with foreign countries.
The Qing dynasty studied Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism. The Qing leaders were strong followers of Buddhism.
Tons of art flourished under the Qing including paintings, sculptures, poems, and porcelain.
Manchu people were considered at the top of the social class. The majority of the people, the Han Chinese, were generally discriminated against. For example, Han Chinese and Manchu were not allowed to marry.
the Qing Dynasty began to crumble. Multiple natural disasters, internal rebellions, and war with Japan. Finally, in 1911, a group of revolutionaries overthrew the Qing government. Their last ruler was a 6 year old kid named puyi who gave his throne up to the republic of china