The first Opium War forced China to open treaty ports.Also,Great Britian won and gained Hong Kong as a big trading port.
Japan won against China.Japan gained Taiwan.
The Boxers wanted to get rid of all foreign influence.They believed that bullets could not hurt them when in fact they could.
Open door policy
Foreigners had equal opportunity to trade with China.Foreigners remained in control.
Communist Party organized(formed)
Mao ZeDong was the last leader of the Communist Party. The Communists and Nationalists Party put aside their differences to fight off Japan
The Long March
During the Long March the Red Soldiers lost half of their fight force.Also, the Long March started when the Chinese Communists had to flee.
Nationalists flee to Taiwan/Mao controls Communist China
China set up the Peoples Republic of China.They made Beiging their capital.China formed an alliance with the Sovient Union
Begginning of the Great Leap Forward
Mao wanted to make everyone equal.During the Great Leap Foward there was cannibalism.
End of the relationship/alliance between the Soviet Union and China
China and Soviet Union were both the largest communists states in the world. It lead Moscow to withdraw all Soviet advisers from China.
Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution
According to Mao, only young people were able to help with the "new" revolution.There were many struggle sessions, which were public humiliations. Examples of public humiliation were you were abused until you convesed to what you did.
President Nixon visists China
President Nixon hoped he could improve the relationship between the US and China.China had been fighting with the Sovient Union overthe aims of communism.
Mao dies as does Cultural Revolution
1.5 million people died during the Cultural Revolution.Mao died of a stroke.
Tiananmen Square Massacre
During the Massacre Chinese troops killed and arrested thousands of pro-democracy protesters.Other protesters faught back,attacking the troops.