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The Evergoing Timeline of Singapore

  • The Industrial Revolution

    In the Industrial Revolution, new machinery was brought to Singapore.
    One of the new machines that came was the spinning jenny, replaced the old-fashioned way of making cloth using hand looms.
    This period was from the 18th century to the 19th century.
    It changed peoples lives greatly. Trains and steamships were invented in this period also.
  • The Dutch Monoply of Trade

    The Dutch Monoply of Trade was when the Dutch took over more parts of the world, refusing for trade to grow in Europe. It was hard times. But the British stood up and decided to get more land to trade, and if anyone refused, by force.
  • Raffle's Landing

    There was an increase of trade for Singapore
    n the 19th of January Raffles found Singapore
    Singed the treaty in that year.
    The British started to live in Singapore
    And Raffle’s got his glory.
    And this became a trading port for the British.
  • The Signing of the 1819 Treaty

    This is the day Raffles landed in Singapore.
    The Day Europe too over Singapore and increased to some trade.
    The British wanted to set up a trading port here.
    The natives were uncertain of their coming.
  • The Coming Immigrants: Push and Pull Factors

  • The Coming Immigrants: Where They Settled

    The Coming Immigrants: Where They Settled
    Those people who came to Singapore had to live in different parts of Singapore because of their nationality. Maly people settled to live in Kampong Glam and Telok Blangah. Idians settled in Chulia Kampong.Chinese people got the biggest section of land, for they were many people who came from China. The place they were given was Chinatown. Europeans who ruled go to pick their place, right next to the river. It was the second biggest section of nationaltiy.
  • Opening of the Chinese Ports

    These ports were opened Canton, Amoy, Foochow, Ningpo and Shanghai.
    They opened in 1842.
    Europe got richer.
    Increased trades dramatically.
    British enjoyed the very richness of life.
    The Chinese wanted to fight back.
  • The Straits Settlements II

    While going to the Malay Archipelago was European goods, Chinese goods and Indian goods.
  • Combing of the Strait Settlements I

    The opening of the ports in Hong Kong, rich trade soon grew. To the Malay Archipelago, to India, to China to Europe and Singapore, trade was a bounty. From China they got Chinese goods, and Chinese shps. They recieved Indian Opium from India and also European goods, which made a pit stop in India. Straits good and Malayan ships from the Malay Archipelago. They gave India Chinese goods which gave those to Europe. They gave Straits Produce, European goods and Indian Opium to China... Continued...
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    Contributes from the Immigrants

    The immigrants of Singapore contributed to Singapore in many ways, even if they are not doing much. Some people helped to build up a settlement. Chinese coolies and ndian laboures helped. And it was hard to promote trade, since Singapore couldn't make any at the time, so it had to trade with products from other countries, with a little help from some ports, everything went well in the end.
  • TTS Hospital

    The TTS Hospital was there to serve the community health.
    It was built by Tan Tock Seng, and was later named after him.
    It was built in 1867.
    It was built for the community.
  • World War II And The Fall of Singapore

    This will start from 1914 to 1918. A war that lasted 4 years. In this I shall tell you about:
    •The Begining of WAr & WAr in Europe
    •The Attack on Pearl Harbour
    •The Battle for Malaya
    •The Fall of Singapore
    •The Syonan Years
    •Japanese Occupation of Singapore
    •Germany's Surrender
    •End of War in Asia Pacific Region
    •Dropping of the Atomic Bombs
    •Japanese Surrender & Return of British For each one you of these you shall see WWII & FOS to represent these events in here.
  • World I

    World War 1 was the first national war and it was one of the most deadliest.
    Many countries lost many warriors.
    The World War 1 helped America release itself from the Great Depression.
    It started on July 28, 1914
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression started on Tuesday, October 29, 1929.
    It caused a great downfall in business.
    The Great Depression ended in different times in the 1930’s for different countries.
    It slowly ended in in the early 1930’s for the Americans, which got away from the Great Depression because of the war.
  • WWII & FOS The Begining of War & War in Europe

    In Wirld War I, Germqny was hated and surrendered. When they surrendered they also had to pay a price from the war, that a large amount of money was given and chunks of land was taken.And a very, very, small army was given. Their lost turned into was horrible, and they barely survived, but a man told them his ideas, and they trained for a big army. Once that was done, they prepared to take their revenge. And he bagan his conquest in 1938. They had one ally, Italy, a supporter and a partner.
  • WWII & FOS The Begining of War & War in Europe Continued

    Together, thye took over Europe by force. And in 1941, they had concored all but Britain and the Soviet Union. Those two places becacme allies to go against the Itlay and Germany.
  • World II

    The second world war started in 1939.
    This is when the Japanese overtook Singapore.
    The war stopped on May 7, 1945.
    It started because Japan became greedy for power, power over the British. They thought that by seizing Asian countries they owned would weaken them, making Japan the strongest. And yes, with power over the British.
  • WWII & FOS Attack Of Pearl Habour

    In 1941, America was attacked by the Japanese at Pearl Harbour. In this point in time, America was at peace, not joining in the war. But on the Japanese saw America as a threat, because they hadships and plains that could stop the Japanese taking over Asia, thus, many people and war craft was lost. And America joined the Allies in their fight against everyone else.
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    WWII & FOS The Battle For Malya

    Imn order to capture Singapore, Japan needed to have the Malaya. 8, Dec 1941, the Japanese troops landed. 10, Dec 1941 there was the sinking of the British battleships. 11-12, Dec 1941 was the Battle of Jitra. 19, Dec 1941 was the Fall of Penang. 7, Jan 1942 was the Battle of the Slim River. -11, Jan 1942 the Japanes Troops Entered Kuala Lumpur. 17, Jan 1942 Battle of Gemas. 31, Jan 1942 The Descruction of the Causeway. 15, Feb 1942 Singapore was captured.
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    WWII & FOS The Fall Of Singapore

    Singapore was captured quickly because the Britidh didn't fight hard enough. On 7-8, Feb 1942 The Attack on Pulua Ubin. 8, Feb 1942 The Japanese Landed From The North-West. 11, Feb 1942 there was the Battle of Bukit Timah. 13, Feb 1942 the Battle for Pasir Panjang. A massacre at Alexandra Hospital. 15, Feb 1942, the desicion was made. To prevent further bloodshed, British surrendered that day.
  • WWII & FOS The Syonan Years

    The Syonan years in Singapore was a tought time, and the Japanese gave them many forms of cruelty. When they captured the island, they called in Syonan. The people of Singapore had to deal with new masters and a different language. The people still voting to the British recieved death And death was also the punsihement to those who might threaten their rule. Singaporeans spent the darkest days of their lives under the Japanese control. There was much fear of dying or being shot by the Japanese.
  • WWII & FOS The Syonan Years Continued

    The prisoners of the war were treated extremely poorly, dying just skins and bones like that of a shrivveld up hand. These POWs were tortured by doing labour too. The locacl wne through difficult times too, for there was shortages of things needed to survive. They had to get rid of the British money, and get a new form of money called Banana Leaves. These were quite useless, and unless you had very many, you could by nothing. And they hosted movies, about mocking the British.
  • WWII & FOS End of War in Asia Pacific Region

    By this time, the Japanese weren't fighting, but they were gaurding the lands that they still had, like the Philipines, and America drove out the Japanese occupants from the Philipines, well, most of them so it will not create a big threat to the Philipinos.
  • WWII & FOS Germany's Surrender

    Germany was so succseful, they enjoyed victory after victory after victory. They felt confident, until two major defeats in the Soviet Union and North Africa. Frthen on it marked the turning point in the war, and evantually the Germans surrendered to everybody on April, 1954, and that was the end of war in the West
  • WWII & FOS End of War in Asia pacific Region

    While the people in the West celbrated they also were considerate to the people on the other side of the world. They fought the Japanese at the Coral Sea first. Then there was the Bsttle of the Midway, in June, 1942 The Americans attacked Japan.And even though the Japanese were weakened, they were too stubborn to give up, and they fought again at the half part of New Guinea they had captured, they faught against the American and Australian troops for more than a year.
  • Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

    This bomb halted the Japanese in their tracks and stopped World War II. It was dropped by the order of President Truman. The first bomb was dropped in the industrial city of Hiroshima. That bomb was nick named "Little Boy".
  • WWII & FOS Dropping of the Atomic Bomb Continued

    On the 9th a second bomb was dropped in Japan in the city of Nagasaki after they refused to surrender to their greed of land. The second bomb that dropped was nick named "Fat Man". This city was completely destroyed. Over 20,000 people died from this explosion. In the next 4 mounths more people died because the bomb had made an illness among the people. Over 30,000 people died. This was the end of the war in the Asia Pacific region.
  • WWII & FOS Japanese Surrender Return of British Continued

    The Japanese surrendered the day after the second bomb was dropped. 5th of September, 1945, the British returned to Singapore, but within that time Singapore had to search for scraps to survive until the British returned. They did not have extra food, and the place was out of order without a reason to do important things like work, school. And housing had been
  • The Maria Hetrough Riots

    The Maria H riots were over a little Dutch girl. In the war, her mother went into a prison, and her daughter was given to a Muslim family.
    After the war, the mother survived and came to get her daughter back, but the foster family wanted to keep her. And then, after a cuople of months, she was given back to her parents. And that is when the riots broke out. In the end, she was given to her true mother permanantly.
  • The First Election

    The first election for Singaqpore was in 1948, for a partial hand picked goverment. But then there was the leader election, a preson who shall rule Singapore. The two people to be voted were Lee Kuan Yew and David Marshall. David Marshall was Indian, while Lee Kuan Yew was Chinese. On this day there were 160,000 votes, in the end, David Marshell became the Cheif Minister.
  • The First Merdeka

    The first merdeka talk was by David Marshall, asking the British part of the Goverment about Singapore being able to have full self-goverment. David Marshall felt that he should be able to lead his people, have his people have a hand in the battle weapons, and other things important. But before David Marshall began the talk, he said he would step down from his post if they did not listen to him, he would step down as minister. After, he did step down from minister of Singapore.
  • The Introduction of the Singapore Flag & State Crest

    The Introduction of the Singapore Flag & State Crest
    When Singapore was independent, the new Minister, Lee Kuan Yew who had taken over David's place, introduced the National Flag, State Crest and national anthem. These were imortant to Singapore to show they were on their own and strong. The State Crest other known as the National Coat of Arms for Singapore is a lion and a tiger, protecting a sheild with a white cresent moon and 5 white star with a red background. The words Majulah Singapura are on dark blue ribbon in golden letters.
  • Opening of The Suez Canal

    The Suez Canal was in November 17, 1969.
    It was designed by Ferdinand De Lesseps.
    It became one of the most used route in the world at one point.
    It saved days at sea and ship wrecks at the southern point of Africa.