China/Japan Timeline

  • Opium War/Treaty of Nanjing - China

    Opium War/Treaty of Nanjing - China
    The Opium war was between the Chinese and the British. The war had started when the Chinese had put an end to the opium trade and the British were not okay with that. After the war was the Treaty of Nanjing that was signed on the 29th of August in 1842. The treaty had made China pay the British indemnity.
  • Taiping Rebellion - China

    Taiping Rebellion - China
    The rebellion was a revolt against the Qing Dynasty that was in China at the time.The group revolting was called the God Worshipping Society. This erupting group that was against the Qing Dynasty eventually failed killing over 20 million people.
  • Commodore Perry Arrives in Japan - Japan

    Commodore Perry Arrives in Japan - Japan
    Commodore Perry was a person of the U.S. Navy that had come over to Japan. He came over to Japan because they were forcing Japan to open trading ports to the U.S. In 1854 a treaty was signed that allowed the trading ports to have the U.S. ships in for trade.
  • Crimean War

    The Crimean war was contained of the following countries; Russians and the British, French, and Ottoman Turkish. The war had erupted between these countries because of the history of an ongoing conflict.
  • Treaty of Kanagawa - Japan

    Treaty of Kanagawa - Japan
    This treaty was the key for the ships of the U.S. to get trade and freely enter the trade ports of Japan. The U.S. navy man Perry had arrive to the Tokyo bay to propose the Treaty of Kanagawa. Japan had taken a whole year before they had decided they were no match for the U.S. Navy and signed the treaty.
  • Sepoy Mutiny

    The Sepoy Mutiny was a very violent uprising against the British power in India. The Indians were tired of being under the rule of the dominant force of Britain and had uprose and beat them out.
  • Building of Suez Canal

    The Suez Canal was open in 1867. It's hand made and connected to the Mediterranian Sea and the Red Sea. It is only 25 feet deep and at the surface 200-300 feet wide.
  • Meiji Restoration - Japan

    Meiji Restoration - Japan
    The Meiji Restoration had brought a great deal of imperialism to the country of Japan. Specifically, it brought major political, economic, and social change to Japan. This brought modernization and Westernization to Japan.
  • Berlin Conference

    The Berlin Conference was a series of groupings by the following countries; Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden-Norway , Turkey, and the U.S. The meeting had discussed where and who had taken territory in Africa.
  • The Sino-Japanese War - Japan

    The Sino-Japanese War - Japan
    The Sino-Japanese war was fought between the Chinese and Japanese. The war had been fought over Korea because of its resources such as coal and iron. Japan had taken the win over China in this war.
  • Battle of Adwa

    The Battle of Adwa was fought between the Ethiopians and the Italians. The cause of this Battle was Italy's encroachment on the Red Sea. The higher-powered country of Ethiopia had won this Battle.
  • Boxer Rebellion - China

    Boxer Rebellion - China
    The secret or unheard of group called the Society of the Righteous and Harmonious Fists known to the westerners as the boxers had done massive destruction in China. For example, they would kill Chinese Christians destroy the Church's. Then on July 20th, they would begin the siege of Beijing’s foreign legation district that eventually led to war.
  • Open Door Policy - China

    Open Door Policy - China
    This event occurred in the United States to intent to the protection of equal to countries trading with China. The event also supported Chinese territorial and administrative integrity. The U.S. secretary of state John Hay had started the Open Door Policy.
  • Russo-Japanese War - Japan

    Russo-Japanese War - Japan
    The Russo-Japanese War was between Russia and Japan. Japan wanted to get rid of the Russian expansionist policy Russian had going on in the east. Japan won this war showing dominance after winning this war and the Sino-Japanese War.
  • China's Indapendence - China

    China's Indapendence - China
    In 1908 China becomes an independent nation within the country. The Qing Dynasty had set this up to start the 20th century.