In 1905 , the civil sevice examination was abolished. The goverment gave up the Confucianmodel of education as a preparartion for goverment service. New subjects such as English, political science, and physicl science were introduced. Thousands of Chinese went abroad to study, many to Japan. These reforms came too late to save the Manchus, however Revolution broke out in 1911, and the next year the emperor abdicated, or gave up the throne. Chinese history ended.