DPHIST17

Paper 1 - The move to global war

Commodore Perry arrives in Japan

1853

Treaty of Kanagawa

1854

The Treaty of Kanagawa is signed between Japan and the USA

Meiji Restoration

1868

Meiji Era

1868 - 1912

Establishment of Meiji Consitution

1889

First Sino-Japanese War

1894 - 1895

ended with Treaty of Shimonoseki April 17, 1895

Triple Intervention

23 April 1895 - 5 May 1895

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Annextion of Korea

1910

Taishō Era

1912 - 1926

The 21 Demands

1915

Electoral Law

1925

Shōwa Era

1926 - 1989

Japanese Invasion of Manchuria

1931

Military expansion - Japan

1931 - 1941

Manchurian Incident

1931

May 15 Incident

15 May 1932

Assassination of PM Inukai Tsuyoshi

Lytton Report

2 October 1932

Military expansion - German & Italian

1933 - 1940

Italian expansion in Abyssinia

1933 - 1936

February 26 Incident

26 February 1936

Second Sino-Japanese War

1937 - 1941

Second United Front

1937 - 1945

Marco Polo Bridge Incident

1937

World War II

1939 - 1945

Italian invasion of Albania

April 7 1939 - April 12 1939

Pact of Steel

22 May 1939

Nazi Soviet Pact (Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact)

23 August 1939

Tripartite Pact

27 September 1940

Germany, Italy & Japan

Pearl Harbour

7 December 1941

8 December in Japan

Paper 2 - Authoritarian States (20th Century)

Double Tenth (Xinhai) Revolution

1911

Rectification Campaign

1942

Three and Five Antis

1951 - 52

Paper 2 - The Cold War

Russia Leaves WWI

1917

The Russian Revolution: Communists depose the Tsar and fight a bloody civil war over the next four years. Britain and the US try to help the Tsar's forces but fail. The USSR is formed. They and the US are very suspicious of each other.

Joseph Stalin becomes General Secretary of Communist Party of Russia

1922

Breakdown of the Grand Alliance & Emergence of Superpower Rivalry in Europe & Asia

1943 - 1949

Tehran Conference

November 28, 1943 - December 1, 1943

The US, USSR & China: Superpower Relations

1947 - 1979