Timeline

Comparative Timeline

By Tesia
  • US: Declaration of war

    Declaration of war occurs in Dummer's War after skirmishes earlier in the year between New England colonists and the Wabanaki Confederacy, backed by New France.
  • China: Yongzheng emperor

    China: Yongzheng emperor
    Youngzheng became the emperor of China after his father died.
    Youngzheng was emperor between 1723-1795.
    Youngzheng was emeperor for 72 years.
  • GA: Georgia’s first official charter

    GA: Georgia’s first official charter
    King George II issued Georgia’s first official charter. Georgia's Trustees held their organizational meeting and elected John Percival, Earl of Egmont, as president. Georgia's Trustees decided that the new colony's first settlement would be located on the Savannah River and would be named Savannah. James Oglethorpe and 114 colonists departed England aboard the Anne.
  • GA: James Oglethorpe

    GA: James Oglethorpe
    James Oglethorpe and about 120 colonists arrived at the site of what is now Savannah. He was a British soldier, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist, as well as the founder of the colony of Georgia. As the founder of the colony of Georgia and a social reformer, he hoped to resettle Britain's worthy poor in the New World, initially focusing on those in debtors' prisons.
  • China: Qianlong emperor

    China: Qianlong emperor
    The Yongzheng Emperor died. He was succeeded by his son the Qianlong emperor.
  • GA: Savannah and Frederica

    GA: Savannah and Frederica
    The Georgia Trustees divided the colony into two counties - Savannah, consisting of all settlements on the Ogeechee River north to the Savannah River - and Frederica. They consist of all the land south of the county of Savannah. William Stephens, previously secretary to the Trustees, was named President of the county of Savannah.
  • US: A second uprising occurs.

    US: A second uprising occurs.
    Twenty-nine years after the first revolt of slaves in New York, a second uprising occurs.
  • China: The French Jesuit Jean Joseph Marie Amiot was sent to China.

    China: The French Jesuit Jean Joseph Marie Amiot was sent to China.
  • GA: Slavery was officially allowed

    GA: Slavery was officially allowed
    The Trustees asked the House of Commons to replace the Act of 1735 with one that would permit slavery in Georgia as of January 1, 1751. The legislation they recommended was adopted. The Trustees' desire to exert an influence on the pattern of slavery and race relations in Georgia, even after their Royal Charter expired in 1752, proved very short-lived.
  • GA: A royal province

    Georgia became a royal colony in 1752. After that, the Georgia Colony was reorganized as a royal province in 1754. John Reynolds arrives as first "royal governor," appointed by King George II and in charge of the colony whose major products are naval stores, indigo and lumber.
  • GA: The Battle of Taliwa

    GA: The Battle of Taliwa
    The Battle of Taliwa was fought in Ball Ground, Georgia in 1755. The battle was part of a larger campaign of Cherokees, with 500 men led by Oconostota (c. 1710–1783), against the Muscogee Creek people.[1] The Cherokees won the Battle of Taliwa. After they pushed the Muscogee people south from their northern Georgia homelands, Cherokees began settling in northern Georgia.
  • China: Ten Great Campaigns

    China: Ten Great Campaigns
    The Ten Great Campaigns were a series of military campaigns launched by the Qing Empire of China in the mid–late 18th century during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor. The khan of the Dzungar Khanate surrendered to invading Qing forces.
  • GA: Eight parishes

    Georgia was divided into eight parishes: Christ Church, St. Matthews, St. George, St. Paul, St. Philip, St. John, St. Andrew, and St. James. Cause the new immigration was very large. The first comers had reported so favorably of the land that great crowds of immigrants came from the older counties of Virginia and from middle and eastern North Carolina into St. Paul's, St. George's and St. Matthew's parishes.
  • China: The Canton System was established

    China: The Canton System was established
    The Canton System was established, under which the Chinese merchants operating in the Thirteen Factories were organized into a guild, the Cohong, and given an official monopoly.
  • US: The Stamp Act

    US: The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament. The Quartering Act required American colonists to house British troops and supply them with food.
  • GA: Whigs and Tories

    GA: Whigs and Tories
    Georgians began taking notable sides in the conflict with the British government. Those opposed to the policies of the British were called Whigs, or Patriots. Those who supported the British were called Tories, or Loyalists.
  • US: Boycott British goods

    Merchants in Boston and New York boycott British goods
  • US: "The Boston Massacre"

    US: "The Boston Massacre"
    "The Boston Massacre" - Four workers shot by British troops in Boston
  • China: The Putuo Zongcheng Temple was completed

    China: The Putuo Zongcheng Temple was completed
  • US: The Boston Tea Party

    US: The Boston Tea Party
    Massachusetts patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians protest against the British Tea Act by dumping crates of tea into Boston Harbor.
  • US: The American War of Independence

    US: The American War of Independence
    The American Revolution, the American War of Independence, led by George Washington was fought between Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a global war between several
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    GA: The American Revolution

    The American Revolution creates the United States of America. The Revolution was due to the British burden of taxes and total power to legislate any laws governing the American colonies. George Washington led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence).
  • GA: The first Constitution

    GA: The first Constitution
    Georgia adopted its first Constitution. The Constitution of 1777. Georgia's first attempt at constitutional government was initiated in April 1776 by the Provincial Congress called by the Georgia Trustees in response to a series of mass meetings held throughout the colony.
  • US: Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation - Congress is made sole authority of the new national government.
  • China: The Siku Quanshu was completed

    China: The Siku Quanshu was completed
  • US: The American Revolutionary War officially ends

     US: The American Revolutionary War officially ends
    The Treaty of Paris is ratified by Congress and the American Revolutionary War officially ends
  • GA: Georgia was admitted to the Union

    GA: Georgia was admitted to the Union
    Statehood - The Date that Georgia was admitted to the Union - January 2, 1788. Constitution - Georgia was the 4th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - " Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation ". Admission to the union requires an act of Congress. I think Congress sets all the rules as it wishes, but in past, the government of the territory that wants to become a state would draw up a proposed constitution.
  • US: Bill of Rights ratified

    US: Bill of Rights ratified
  • US: Fugitive Slave Act passed

    US: Fugitive Slave Act passed
  • China: The Qianlong Emperor abdicated in favor of his son the Jiaqing Emperor

    China: The Qianlong Emperor abdicated in favor of his son the Jiaqing Emperor
  • China: The Bible was first published in Chinese.

    China: The Bible was first published in Chinese.
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    GA: The Second Creek War

    The Second Creek War (Seminole War) in which Creek warriors were defeated. The war was more than a sudden, desperate
    affair. It was the culmination of a long contest between Georgians
    and Creeks for land and resources. In addition, the war was not really shortlived. Finally, the Second Creek War had a signifi cant impact on Native, white, and black southerners for the remainder of the antebellum era.
  • GA: The Trail of Tears

    GA: The Trail of Tears
    Cherokee and Creek Indians are forced from the state. The forced relocations were carried out by government authorities following the passage of the Indian Removal Act in 1830. The relocated peoples suffered from exposure, disease, and starvation while en route to their new designated reserve, and many died before reaching their destinations.
  • China: Opium War

    China: Opium War
    British defeat China in South China and force terms of "Treaty of Nanjing"
  • China: First Opium War

    China: First Opium War
    The Qing dynasty and the United Kingdom signed the Treaty of Nanking, under which the former agreed to end the monopoly of the Cohong, pay reparations for the war and the destruction of opium, and cede Hong Kong Island in perpetuity.
  • China: Treaty of nanjing

    China: Treaty of nanjing
    The treaty of Nanjing ended the 1st opium war.
    The treaty of Nanjing made it so that Europeans can trade with China fairly.
  • US: Eleventh President of the US is James Knox Polk 1845-1849

    Texas admission to the US
    Florida admission to the US
  • China: Second Opium War

    China: Second Opium War
    The British navy began a bombardment of Guangzhou.
  • China: The Treaty of Aigun

    China: The Treaty of Aigun
    The Qing dynasty signed the Treaty of Aigun, ceding to Russia the land north of the Amur River.
  • US: Pony Express begins

    US: Pony Express begins
  • China: The Convention of Peking

    China: The Convention of Peking
    The Qing prince Prince Gong signed the Convention of Peking, ratifying the Treaty of Tientsin and ceding the Kowloon Peninsula in perpetuity to the United Kingdom.
  • GA: Georgia at Dahlonega

    Civil War began; Savannah volunteer militia captured Fort Pulaski; Ordinance of Secession was adopted; Georgia ratified Confederate Constitution; Georgia took possession of U. S. Mint at Dahlonega; President Lincoln orders blockade of Southern ports.
  • GA: Atlanta became Confederate military post

    Union forces captured Fort Pulaski; Union raiders stole locomotive to (unsuccessfully) destroy bridges and tracks between Atlanta and Chattano. The officer commanding earnestly invites the aid and co-operation of his Honor, the May, and City Authorities, and all citizens, in preserving good order and sobriety in the city, and specially requests of all persons to report to him any improper conduct on the part of any of the officers or soldiers under his command.
  • US: Sand Creek Massacre

    US: Sand Creek Massacre
    The Sand Creek Massacre (also known as the Chivington Massacre, the Battle of Sand Creek or the Massacre of Cheyenne Indians) was a massacre of Cheyenne and Arapaho people by the U.S. Army in the American Indian Wars that occurred on November 29, 1864.
  • GA: Civil War battles occurred in Georgia

    GA: Civil War battles occurred in Georgia
    Many Civil War battles occurred in Georgia; William T. Sherman led armies through Georgia to Savannah (March to the Sea); left Atlanta in flames. Georgia's agricultural output was critical to the confederate war effort, and because Georgia was a transportation and industrial center for the Confederacy, both sides struggled for control of the state.
  • China: The Ever Victorious Army of the Qing dynasty was disbanded.

  • GA: Atlanta became capital

    Atlanta is the most populous city in Georgia, and as of 2013, 447,841 people are living there. It is the economic and cultural hub of the state, with many major companies headquartered there. Some of these include The Home Depot, UPS, The Coca-Cola Company and AT&T Mobility. The city enjoys a humid subtropical climate, but residents do experience all four seasons. There is a lot of precipitation in the city as well.
  • China: Yangzhou riot

    China: Yangzhou riot
    Scholar-officials resident in Yangzhou instigated a riot in which the headquarters of the British missionary society OMF International were attacked and burned.
  • GA: Georgia was expelled from the Union

    Georgia was expelled from the Union because it refused to ratify the 15th Amendment (guaranteeing all male citizens the right to vote regardless of race). As a defeated Confederate state, Georgia underwent Reconstruction from 1865, when the Civil War (1861-65) ended, until 1871, when the Republican government and military occupation in the state ended. Though relatively brief, Reconstruction transformed the state politically, socially, and economically.
  • GA: Georgia readmitted to Union

    Fifteenth Amendment ratified; Georgia readmitted to Union. On this day in 1870, Georgia became the last former Confederate state to be readmitted into the Union after agreeing to seat some black members in the state Legislature. Subsequently, Democrats won commanding majorities in both houses of the General Assembly.
  • China: Tianjin massacre

    China: Tianjin massacre
    A riot took place in Tianjin in which some sixty people, including foreigners and Chinese Christians, were killed.
  • US: Great Chicago Fire

    US: Great Chicago Fire
    Treaty of Washington with Great Britain regarding the Dominion of Canada
  • China: The Chefoo Convention

    The Qing dynasty and the United Kingdom signed the Chefoo Convention, under which Qing promised to punish those responsible for Margary's murder and repeal the likin.
  • US: Nez Perce War

    US: Nez Perce War
  • US: Chinese Exclusion Act and European Restriction Act

    US: Chinese Exclusion Act and European Restriction Act
  • China: Battle of Fuzhou

    China: Battle of Fuzhou
    A French fleet destroyed the Qing Fujian Fleet at the mouth of the Min River.
  • China: Foreign businessmen established the Shanghai Sharebrokers' Association in Shanghai.

  • China: First Sino-Japanese War

    China: First Sino-Japanese War
    War was officially declared between Japan and the Qing dynasty.
  • US: Spanish-American War

    US: Spanish-American War
  • China: Hundred Days' Reform

    China: Hundred Days' Reform
    The Guangxu Emperor instituted reforms including radical changes in the imperial examination and the elimination of sinecures.
  • China: Boxer Rebellion

    China: Boxer Rebellion
    Cixi responded to anti-foreign unrest by issuing the Imperial Decree of declaration of war against foreign powers in the Guangxu Emperor's name.
  • US: Ford Motor Company formed

    US: Ford Motor Company formed
  • US: Panama Canal Zone acquired

    US: Panama Canal Zone acquired
  • GA: Atlanta Race Riot

    The cause of Atlanta Race Riot is related to the concern among elite whites, who feared the social intermingling of the races, and led to an expansion of Jim Crow segregation, particularly in the separation of white and black neighborhoods and separate seating areas for public transportation. The emergence during this time of a black elite in Atlanta also contributed to racial tensions in the city. Atlanta Race Riot continued for two days; 26 killed, many wounded.
  • China: Republic of China provisional presidential election

    China: Republic of China provisional presidential election
    Republic of China provisional presidential election, 1911: Sun Yatsen was elected president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of China, with a majority of sixteen of the seventeen provincial representatives of the Tongmenghui in Nanjing.
  • US: Titanic sinks

    US: Titanic sinks
  • China: Xinhai Revolution

    China: Xinhai Revolution
    Sun Yat-sen was inaugurated president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of China.
  • US: The Birth of a Nation movie directed by D.W. Griffith opens

    US: The Birth of a Nation movie directed by D.W. Griffith opens
  • China: Japan issued the Twenty-One Demands to the Republic of China

    China: Japan issued the Twenty-One Demands to the Republic of China
    Japan issued the Twenty-One Demands to the Republic of China, including demands for territory in Shandong, Manchuria and Inner Mongolia, rights of extraterritoriality for its citizens in China, and influence in China's internal affairs.
  • US: Treaty of Versailles

    US: Treaty of Versailles
  • China: May Fourth Movement

    China: May Fourth Movement
    A student protest against the Treaty of Versailles took place at Tiananmen.
  • China: The Treaty of Versailles

    China: The Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles, among whose provisions was the transfer of German territories in Shandong to Japan, was signed.
  • China: The Communist Party of China (CPC) was founded

    China: The Communist Party of China (CPC) was founded
  • GA: The first woman U.S. Senator.

    GA: The first woman U.S. Senator.
    On October 3, 1922, Georgia's Democratic governor Thomas Hardwick made history by appointing a woman to a Senate vacancy. The first woman to serve in the United States Senate, Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835-1930) of Georgia was appointed to fill a vacancy on October 3, 1922. She took the oath of office on November 21, 1922, and served only 24 hours while the Senate was in session.
  • US: Indian Reorganization Act

    US: Indian Reorganization Act
  • China: Northern Expedition

    China: Northern Expedition
    The KMT general Chiang Kai-shek launched an expedition of some hundred thousand National Revolutionary Army (NRA) soldiers from Guangdong against the warlords Zhang Zuolin, Wu Peifu and Sun Chuanfang.
  • China: Chiang became chairman of the Nationalist government of the Republic of China.

    China: Chiang became chairman of the Nationalist government of the Republic of China.
  • US:Great Depression begins

    US:Great Depression begins
  • China: Japanese invasion of Manchuria

    China: Japanese invasion of Manchuria
    The Kwantung Army invested all Manchurian territory along the South Manchuria Railway.
  • China: The Chinese Soviet Republic was established in Ruijin.

    China: The Chinese Soviet Republic was established in Ruijin.
  • China: The independent state of Manchukuo was established on the territory of Japanese-occupied Manchuria

    China: The independent state of Manchukuo was established on the territory of Japanese-occupied Manchuria
  • China: Xi'an Incident

    China: Xi'an Incident
    Zhang Xueliang arrested Chiang in Xi'an due to concerns he was insufficiently committed to anti-Japanese resistance.
  • China: Hundred Regiments Offensive

    China: Hundred Regiments Offensive
    Communist NRA soldiers under Peng Dehuai began a campaign of terrorism and sabotage against Japanese targets in North China.
  • GA: The first state to allow 18-year-olds to vote

    GA: The first state to allow 18-year-olds to vote
    In 1943, Georgia became the first state to allow 18-year-olds to vote. It is the first state to lower the voting age to 18-28 years before the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, making 18 the voting age everywhere.
  • China: Surrender of Japan

    China: Surrender of Japan
    Japanese forces in China formally surrendered to Chiang Kai-shek.
  • US: The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union

    US: The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union
  • China: Chinese Civil War

    China: Chinese Civil War
    The NRA invaded PLA-held territory en masse.
  • China: The Constitution of the Republic of China

    The Constitution of the Republic of China came into force, dissolving the Nationalist government and renaming the NRA the Republic of China (ROC) Armed Forces.
  • China: The establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC)

    China: The establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC)
    Mao declared the establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
  • US:Warsaw Pact

    US:Warsaw Pact
  • GA: Black children attended all-white schools

    Black children attended all-white schools in Georgia for the first time. Cause it shows the states of the black man. The most important is that it shows the education is equal to eveyrone. AT the beginning of "Kwanzaa and Me," a black college student named Sonya appears in the classroom of her white kindergarten teacher, Vivian Gussin Paley. Sonya wraps her teacher in a warm hug, and then sits with her at a low table for some serious talk about integration.
  • GA: Reapportioned senatorial districts

    Georgia abolished its county-unit voting system and reapportioned its senatorial districts. In March 1962 the Supreme Court ruled that all citizens' votes should have equal weight and that the county unit system violated the principle of "one man, one vote." The panel declared that every vote was to be given equal weight regardless of where in the state a voter lived.
  • US: Civil Rights Act of 1964

    US: Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • US: Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with USSR

    US: Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with USSR
  • GA: Maynard H. Jackson, Jr.

    GA: Maynard H. Jackson, Jr.
    Maynard H. Jackson, Jr., was elected mayor of Atlanta, and became the first black mayor of a major Southern city. He was the first African American to serve as mayor of a major southern city. Jackson served eight years and then returned for a third term in 1990, following the mayorship of Andrew Young. As a result of affirmative action programs instituted by Jackson in his first two terms, the portion of city business going to minority firms rose dramatically.