China and Japan Timeline

By: Ray Lantrip AP World History AB 10/22/16

China

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

Adopted Confucianism from Past Empires

Approx. 1650

Government Gives People Incentives to Contribute to Market Growth

Approx. 1651

Exponential Population Growth

Approx. 1700

Population Peaks at 400 Million

Approx. 1790 - 1799

Yellow and Yangtze Rivers Utilized for Transportation and Trade

Approx. 1800

Self-Strengthening Movement

Approx. 1860 - 1869

Qing Dynasty Collapses Due to European Imperialism and Government Corruption

1911 - 1912

Japan

Tokugawa Shogunate

1603 - 1868

Shogun Issued Permits for Ships Destined for Asian Trade

1603 - 1635

Laws Implemented to Ban Christianity

1629 - 1639

Seclusion Laws Introduced

1635

Meiji Restoration

1867

Emperor Meiji Takes Power

1867

Battle of Toba-Fushimi: Tokugawa Shogunate Forces Defeated

January 27 1868 - January 31 1868

Major Industrial Growth

Approx. 1890 - Approx. 1914