4. CHINESE PEOPLE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST Manchu rule The Chinese people did not stop the fight against their old and new masters. Organized secret religious-sectarian societies, she performed in a religious cover. The secret of the sect in a relatively short period of time turned into a massive, ubiquitous and elusive organization. They had their units in villages and towns; the bulk of their members were peasants, the urban poor, artisans, workers manufactories. They even participated vagrants and beggars. Leaders in these organizations are usually in the hands of educated people from the midst of merchants, landowners, officials and the military, but the significant role played in the manual and peasants. The main purpose of the secret religious societies was to overthrow the Manchu government and the country's liberation.