China/Japan & Africa

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In History
  • Treaty of Kanagawa

    -The treaty of kanagawa was created for Western powers to trade with japan.
    -America came with powerful steam powered ships forcing the treaty.
    - It was effective because trade was opened up in japan to the western powers.
  • Building of the Suez Canal

  • Sino-Japanese War

  • Battle of Adwa

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    Opium War/Treaty of Nanjing

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    Taiping Rebellion

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    Commodore Perry arrives in Japan

    -U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry took four ships into what is now Tokyo
    Harbor. These massive black wooden ships powered by steam astounded the
    -The ships’ cannons also shocked them. The Tokugawa shogun realized
    he had no choice but to receive Perry and the letter Perry had brought from U.S.
    president Millard Fillmore.
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    Crimean War

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    Sepoy Mutiny

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    Meiji Restoration

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    Berlin Conference

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    Open Door Policy

    -Americans initiated this so European powers wouldn’t colonize China and shut America out of trade.
    -This made China weaker which ended up with Chinese backlash against foreigners, Chinese and American conflict with Japan and increased interest of East Asia by Americans.
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    Boxer Rebellion

    The peasants started t society called the “ Righteous and Harmonious Fists”.They resented Christians and tried to make change . Took siege to the European nation of Beijing but were ultimately defeated due to lack of military aid.
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    Russo-Japanese War

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    China becomes Constitutional Monarchy

    cause ;
    - Loss of power
    - Nationalism
    -Boxer rebellion
    Effect :
    -Experienced unrest for the next 40 yrs.