Reform in Asia
Although the costal Chinese had no chance against the British firearms, their defeat was to enough to push them back into the trade.
Treaty of Nanjing
Reform with the Late Qing Rulers
One thing they changed is they abolished private property, and allowed for more common wealth. They also created free education, widespread literacy, and simplification of language. Social change also occurred, as they stopped promoting foot binding and overall had higher quality between men and women. Some rulers even went as far as to try to apply a more democratic government.
Decline of Tokugawa
This caused inside problems in Japan, and eventually the shogun had to step down and a new young emperor took place, beginning the Meiji rule.
The Meiji first took down the Feudal system, which caused caused upset among the people who had power. But the government provided some compensation, and their newly built army could handle any rebellion. Then they revamped the tax system, installed a constitutional government, and added better transportation and education