East and Southeast asia

  • 200

    200s BC

    China's first emperor conquered much of eastern china.
  • 300


    invaders from asia drove the ainu into northern japan.
  • May 25, 700

    ad 700

    japan began to develop a unique political system
  • May 25, 1500


    Europeans came to Southeast Asia in the early 1500s.
  • 1700 - 1100 BC

    the water buffalo was tamed and the irrigation systems were dug.
  • 1800s

    The British and French set up plantations for growing export crops
  • 1868

    a group of samurai demanding reforms overthrew the last shotgun.
  • 108BC

    the chinese invaded korea
  • 1200

    Mongol invaders led by Genghis Khan overthrew the Sung dynasty in the 1200.
  • 1853

    US Navy ships under commodore matthew arrived in what is now called tokyo bay
  • Society

    In 3000s bc an organized society lived in small farming villages along the Huang river.
  • The Chinese

    in 6000 BC people began farming along the Chang river.