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Gate of Correct Conduct (Zhendu men)

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In the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the emperor summoned ministers to the Gate of Correct Conduct (Zhendu men) for policy discussions when he was in mourning and on the anniversaries of the deaths of imperial ancestors. It was originally named the West Corner Gate (Xijiao men), in 1562 was changed to Gate of Proclaiming Governance (Xuanzhi men) by the Jiajing Emperor, and was given the present name by the Qing (1644-1911) rulers.

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