1800-1930

Events

Vellore Sepoy Rebellion Kills 100 British Soldiers (1806)

1806

"Sick Man" of Europe/Shrinking Ottoman Empire (1830-1900)

1830 - 1900

Tanzimat Reforms (1839)

1839

Opium Wars (China v. GB) (1839)

1839

Treaty of Nanjing (1842)

1842

GB Government Takes Over British East India Company

1850

Taiping Rebellion (1851-1865)

1851 - 1865

U.S. Demands Japan Open Up Trade to the West (1853)

1853

Sepoy Rebellion (1857)

1857

Meiji Restoration (1868)

1868

Abdul Hamid Reigned as Sultan (1876-1909)

1876 - 1909

Stanley Signs Numerous Treaties on Behalf of King Leopold (1879-1884)

1879 - 1884

Berlin Conference (1884)

1884

Signing of the Berlin Act (1885)

1885

Establishment of the Indian National Congress (1885)

1885

Leopold's Establishment of The Force Publique (1888)

1888

Anti-Slavery Conference (1889)

1889

Leopold's Granting of "Concessions" to Two Companies (1892)

1892

Defeat of Slave Trading States (1893)

1893

Sino-Japanese War (China v. Japan) (1894)

1894

Boer War (GB v. South Africa) (1899)

1899

"White Man's Burden" Written by Rudyard Kipling (1899)

1899

Boxer Rebellion (1900)

1900

Sun Yat-sen: The Manifesto of the Chinese United League (1905)

1905

Russo-Japanese War (Russia v. Japan) (1905)

1905

Creation of the Muslim League (1906)

1906

Sultan Removed by Society of Union and Progress (1908)

1908

Abdication of Henri Pu Yi (1911)

1911

End of Qing Dynasty (1911)

1911

Invasion of Iran by Russia and GB (1912)

1912

World War I (1914-1918)

1914 - 1918

The Armenian Genocide (1915-1923)

1915 - 1923

Sykes-Picot Treaty (Between GB and French Diplomat) (1916)

1916

Balfour Declaration (1917)

1917

Syria Becomes French Mandate (1918)

1918

Koumintang Established (1919)

1919

Treaty of Sevres (1919)

1919

May Fourth Movement (May 4, 1919)

May 4, 1919

Treaty of Lausanne (1923)

1923

Turkey Establishes a Republic (1923)

1923

Chinese Civil War (1928)

1928