Imperialism Timeline (1800-1930)

Events

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

Vellore Sepoy Rebellion

1806

Christian missionaries given free access to India

1813

Barrackpore Mutiny

1824

Sati made illegal

1829

Ottomans as "Sick Man of Europe"

1830 - 1900

First Opium War

1839 - 1842

Tanzimat Reforms

1839 - 1876

Treaty of Nanjing

1842

Taiping Rebellion

1850 - 1864

US demands Japan open to trade

1853

Britain annexes Awadh

1856

Sepoy Rebellion

1857 - 1859

Meiji Restoration

1868 - 1912

International African Association founded

1876

Turkish Coup by radical dissidents

1876

Abdul Hamid II reigned as sultan

1876 - 1909

Brussels Geographic Conference

1876

Henry Stanley explores Africa

1879 - 1884

Berlin Conference

1884 - 1885

Congo Free State

1885 - 1908

Indian National Congress (INC) established

1885

Berlin Act signed

1885

King Leopold II's Force Publique created

1888

Young Turk Party founded

1889

Meiji Constitution written

1889

Anti-Slavery Conference

1889

Wars between Force Publique and the Swahilis

1892

King Leopold II's concession companies created

1892

Belgium Defeat of Slave Trading States

1893

Sino-Japanese War

1894 - 1895

Open Door Policy

1899

Boer War

1899 - 1902

Boxer Rebellion

1900

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Sun Yat-sen wrote the "Manifesto of the Chinese United League"

1905

Society of Union and Progress (Young Turks) remove sultan

1908

Belgian Congo

1908 - 1960

Young Turk Era

1908 - 1918

Emperor Pu Yi abdicates

1911

World War I

1914 - 1918

Armenian Genocide

1915 - 1923

Sykes-Picot Treaty

1916

Balfour Declaration

1917

May Fourth Movement

1919

Mohandas Ghandi joins INC

1919

Paris Peace Conference and Treaty of Versailles

1919

Koumintang (Nationalist Party) established

1919

Treaty of Sevres

1919

Treaty of Lausanne

1923

Chinese Civil War

1927 - 1950