Monglolia and Taiwan

  • Period: Jan 1, 1200 to

    Mongolia and Taiwan

  • Jan 1, 1206

    Mongolia under Genghis Khan

    Mongolia's fractious tribes were united in 1206 A.D. by a warrior named Temujin, who became known as Genghis Khan. He and his successors conquered most of Asia, including the Middle East, and Russia.
  • Jan 1, 1283

    Taiwan is claimed

    The Yuan Dynasty claim possession of the Penghu Islands
  • Jan 1, 1368

    Mongolia vs. China

    The Mongolian Empire's strength waned after the overthrow of their centerpiece, the Yuan Dynasty rulers of China, in 1368.
  • Taiwan is controlled

    With the Dutch in southern Taiwan and the Spanish in northern Taiwan, confrontation between the two adversaries were inevitable and eventually the Dutch drive the Spanish out of Taiwan, becoming the sole ruling power on Taiwan.
  • China Conquers Mongolia

    In 1691, the Manchus, founders of China's Qing Dynasty, conquered Mongolia. Although the Mongols of "Outer Mongolia" retained some autonomy, their leaders had to swear an oath of allegiance to the Chinese emperor.
  • Taiwan 228

    Monopoly bureau officials in Taiwan beat up a woman they suspect of selling cigarettes on the black market and shoot a passerby who tries to intervene. The incident, which is known as the "2–28 Incident," ignites an island–wide revolt and thousands of angry citizens pours out into the streets. The protesters are met by KMT troops on March 8. Upwards of 20,000 people are brutally slaughtered in the confrontation.
  • Mongolia's is neutral

    Mongolia joined the UN in 1961. At that time, relations between the Soviets and Chinese were souring rapidly. Caught in the middle, Mongolia tried to remain neutral.
  • Taiwan expelled from UN

    Taiwan is "expelled" from the United Nations. The seat is given to the People's Republic of China.
  • Taiwan and US relations

    The U.S. outlines its new relationship with Taiwan in the Taiwan Relations Act. The U.S. hands over the responsibilities of its embassy in Taipei to a new non-governmental agency called the American Institute in Taiwan and allows the U.S. president and Congress to take appropriate action against aggression towards Taiwan.
  • Mongolia's independence

    In 1987, Mongolia began to pull away from the USSR. It established diplomatic relations with the U.S., and saw large-scale pro-democracy protests in 1989-1990. The first democratic elections for the Great Hural were held in 1990, and the first presidential election in 1993.