The population of China had been stagnated from 1840 to 1949. For the hundred years of humiliation, the population of China virtually did not grow; however, the population doubled under Mao in just a quarter of a century. That’s a big save of lives.

The life expectancy of the Chinese in China increased huge and fast during the Mao era.

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China’s civilization does not have significant racial discrimination. Qing Dynasty complied with Siku Quanshu, all the possible classic literature of China. Qing Dynasty also compiled the Kangxi Dictionary, the most comprehensive Chinese dictionary. Most important was that Qing Dynasty discovered Oracle_bone_script, one of the most important archaeological discoveries about Chinese civilization. Manchuria, Mongolia, Tibet, Xingjiang, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands were all part of China during Qing Dynasty.

Qing Dynasty was just like other dynasties in Chinese history. It was a continuation of Chinese ancient civilization. That’s already common consent in history academies.

China was occupied by Manchurian. That does not change the fact that China was still China. Just like Normans and Gauls occupied Europe yet Europe was still Europe.

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Xiaoming Guo

Ph.D. from McGill University. MBA from Queen’s University. A patriot Canadian believes that a good relationship with China serves our best national interest.