HI233 Final Exam

Events

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1912

Capital=Beijing

Meiji Restoration

1868

Japan switch to "Europe"

1873

Shogunate dismantled
Reforms: end of feudalism and status/privileges of daimyo and samurai

Satsuma Rebellion

1877

Battle of Shiroyama=Final Battle
Samurai army destroyed

Japan gets its own empire in Southeast Asia

1899

Russian Revolution

1917

Civil War between "reds" (communist Bolsheviks) and "whites" (anti-Czar, anti-Bolsehvik)
Red Terror

Decossackization & Russion famine

1922

USSR formed

1922

Lenin (USSR)

1922 - 1924

Formed USSR

Stalin

1924 - 1953

Efforts to modernize/industrialize
Planned economy, industrialize rural country, collectivization of farmland

Invasion of Manchuria

1931

The Rape of Nanjing

December 13, 1937 - January 1938

In Japan
30k-300k dead
Episode of mass murder and mass rape

Verrazanno Bridge Opens

November 21, 1965

Mikhail Gorbachev (USSR) liberation policies

1985

Soviet Union dissolves into separate countries

1991