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Chinese History by Max, Anna, and Katie

  • 220


    Built between 220 and 206 BCE. Built east to west on the northern border of china. To protect against intruders, mostly Mongolians. Qin Shi Huang was the first emporer of China. the working class and slaves, criminals aswell, built the great wall. Many people died during the construction and were built into the wall. the Wall was mainly built out of earth stone and some wood. Many of the stones on the top of the of the wall had decorational design.
  • 473


    473 bc, it was founded in india, its popular in the far east, its a religon, that holds buddha sacred, the object is to find nirvanna, connects to karma, its dominant in the far east.
  • 551


    Confucius: a Chinese philosopher, well known for the golden rule, 551 BCE - 479 BCE
  • 563


    Buddha: a sage of the ancient Shakya Republic, teachings founded Buddhism, 563 BCE - 483 BCE
  • May 24, 600


    600 bce, it ia a major religon in china, the main goal is to learn and practice "the way", which is the truth to the universe.
  • May 15, 1046

    Zhou Dynasty

    Zhou Dynasty
    the Zhou Dynasty lasted longer than any other dynasty in Chinese history. the introduced iron and developed new weapons.
  • May 24, 1046

    mandate of heaven

    poclaimed during the zhou dynasty, it is a traditional philosphical concept concerning the the person in rule.
  • Nov 9, 1368

    Ming Dynasty

    Ming Dynasty
    1368-1644 ACE. followed the collapse of the Mongolian empire. was said to be on of the greatest orderly eras of ruling power. this was the last dynasty ruled by ethnic Han Chinese. after bejing fell in 1644 to a rebellion, the dynasty was soon replaced by the Qing dynasty.
  • Qing Dynasty

    Qing Dynasty
    1644-1912 ACE.was founded by the Jurchen Aisin Gioro clan. The Aisin Gioro leader, began unifying the Jurchen clans in the late sixteenth century. In 1644, the Ming capital Beijing was sacked by a peasant revolt led by Li Zicheng. The last Ming ruler, the Chongzhen Emperor, committed suicide when the city fell.
  • Japanese Imperialism

    Japanese Imperialism
    Japan emerged in 1853 from two and a half centuries of self-imposed peaceful isolation, then there was extreme territory expansion.
  • Opium war

    Opium war
    also known as the Anglo-Chinese War, this was the climax of trade and diplomatic relations between China under the Qing Dynasty.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxer Rebellion
    from 1899 to 1901 ACE. the boxer rebellion was an anti-foreign, proto-nationalist movement by the Righteous Harmony Society. major drought and economic desruption caused anger throughout china. political invasions started to form, and violence rose. and in 1900 the boxer rebels fought against all foriengers.
  • open door policy

    this is a concept in foreign affairs, it refers to the policy in 1899 "allowing multiple Imperial powers access to China, with none of them in control of that country".
  • republic of china

    this is actually taiwan a state owned by china in east main land china. frist established in 1911.
  • may fourth movement.

    may fourth movement.
    this was an anti-imperialist, cultural, and political movement growing out of student demonstrations in Beijing on May 4, 1919.
  • sun yat sen

    sun yat sen
    Sun Yat Sen: a Chinese revolutionary and the founding father of the Republic of China (Nationalist China), referred to as the Father of the Nation, helped overthrow the rule of the Qing Dynasty, co-founded the KMT and was the first leader, in office 1919-1925
  • Chinese Civil War

    Chinese Civil War
    this war was fought between the republic party of china and the communist party of china.
  • communism

    it first from the marxist movemnt which intiated the coming of communism. many countries in the general area of china found this as their government style.
  • Chiang Kai-Shek

    Chiang Kai-Shek
    Chiang Kai-Shek: a 20th century Chinese military and political leader, an influential member of the Nationalist Party, in office 1928-1931, did not hold good relations with the Communist Party, fought a nation wide civil war.
  • Long March

    Long March
    the long march, october 1934- october 1935, was a milatry retreat
  • mao zedong

    Mao Zedong: a Chinese communist politician, the founding father of the People’s Republic of China, governed the country as Chairman until his death, 1945-1976 in office
  • Communist Revolution

    Communist Revolution
    The Chinese Revolution of 1949. On October 1, 1949, Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong declared the creation of the People's Republic of China. this became a huge communist structure that would be built on to today.
  • peoples rebublic of china

    the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country. the prc is the officail term for china. the peoples rebublic was proclaimed in 1949.
  • giant leap forward

    giant leap forward
    this was an economic and social campaign by the Communist Party of China. to grow the agriculture of china.
  • cultural revolution

    this was a social-political movement that took place in the People's Republic of China from 1966 through 1976.
  • the gang of four

    The Gang of Four: a political faction made up of four Chinese Communist Party officials, 1966-1976 during the Cultural Revolution, charged with treasonous crimes
  • red gaurds

    Red Guards: a social movement of young paramilitary people in the People’s Republic of China, 1966-1967 were mobilized during the Cultural Revolution
  • deng xiaoping

    Deng Xiaoping: in office 1982-1987, a politician and reformist leader for the Communist Party of China, served as a paramount leader
  • tianamen square massacre

    tianamen square massacre
    government troops withguns and tanks inflicted thousands of casualties on unarmed civilians trying to block the military’s advance on Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing.
  • mongols

    Mongols: people who inhabit Mongolia, first appeared during the Tang dynasty (8th century