China timeline

  • 100

    • Buddhism

    o One of the few foreign influences that had a deep impact on Chinese life.
  • 114

    • Silk Road

    o A historical network of interlinking trade routes across the Afro-Eurasian landmass that connected East, South, and Western Asia with the Mediterranean and European world.
  • 221

    Building of Great Wall Of China

    The Great Wall Of China was started to be built in 221 BC and they completed the wall in the 1500s in the Ming dynasty.
  • 256

    Zhou Dynasty

    This dynasty lasted longer than any other dynasty in the Chinese history but it only controled military things until 731 BC
  • 500

    • Mandate of Heaven

    o The Chinese believed that heaven granted a ruler the mandate, or right to rule.
    o Linked power and responsibility
  • May 23, 800

    • Dynastic Rule

    o Restores peace, redistributes land to peasants, and Appoints loyal officers.
  • May 20, 1368

    Ming Dynasty

    The Ming dynasty was considered one of the greatest ruling Eras ever in China. The Ming dynasty ruled from 1368-1644.
  • May 23, 1500

    • Dynastic Cycle

    o The rise and fall of ruling families.
  • Qing Dynasty

    The Qing dynasty also known as the great Era of Qing Was the last imperial ruling of China
  • • Legalism

    o A philosophy emphasizing strict obedience to the law system.
  • • Daoism

    o Emphasized the link between people and nature rather than the importance of proper behavior.
  • Open Door Policy

    o A concept in foreign affairs
  • Opium War

    These wars were over disputed trades and realations between China and Qing dynasty.
  • Japanese Imperialism

    The building of the Japenese dynsty.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    proto nationalist by the rightsous harmony society.
  • Mongols

    Mongols, or more properly, Mongolic peoples, are a Central-North Asian ethno-linguistic group. Although the largest Mongolic group are those of Mongolia
  • • May Fourth Movement

    o A anti-imperialist, cultural, and political movement growing out of student demonstrations, protesting the Chinese government's weak response to the Treaty of Versailles.
  • • Communism in China

    o The Communist party of china was formed in 1921.
  • Sun Yat Sen

    a Chinease revoluionist. First president
  • Chinese Civel War

    Both sides fought and both sides ended up having a piece of Chinas goverment
  • Long March

    o The Long March was a military retreat undertaken by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China.
  • Chinese communist revolution

    o Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong declared the creation of the People's Republic of China. The announcement ended the costly full-scale civil war between the Chinese Communist Party and the Nationalist Party, which broke out immediately following World War II.
  • • Republic of China

    o Established by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong.
  • • People’s Republic of China

    o The history of mainland China, after victory by the Communist Party of China in the Chinese Civil War.
  • • Great Leap Forward

    o An economic and social campaign by the Communist Party of China.
  • • Cultural Revolution

    o A political upheaval in China that intended to bring about a return to revolutionary Maoist beliefs.
  • Gang of Four

    the four people in this gang basically commited a bunc of crimes
  • Red Guards

    the social movement of young people in China
  • • Tiananmen Square Massacre

    o Troops with assault rifles and tanks inflicted thousands of casualties on unarmed civilians trying to block the military’s advance on Tiananmen Square in the center of Beijing.