The Qing dynasty,or the Manchu dynasty, was the last imperial dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917.
1870 - 1924
Introduced Communism to Russia and overthrows the Russian Tsar. Forms the Soviet Union
Sun Yixian President
1911 - 1925
Born in 1866, Sun Yixian was a Chinese physician, writer, philosopher, calligrapher and revolutionary, also the first president and founding father of the Republic of China.
National Republic Of China
1912 - 1949
the government that took control after the overthrow of the manchu dynasty and was overthrown by the communist party of China.
World War I- China declares war on Germany
August 14 1917 - November 11 1918
China abandons neutrality and declares war on Germany
A chinese political and military leader who joined the National Party of China and became the party leader, who tried to expel communism out of China.
Treaty of Versailles
China's refusal to sign the Versailles Treaty necessitated a separate treaty with Germany in 1921. The Shandong dispute was mediated by the United States in 1922 during the Washington Naval Conference. In a victory for China, the sovereignty of Shandong was returned to China
May 4 1919 Movement
May 4 1919
An anti-imperialist cultural and political movement stemming from students in Beijing spurred by China's weak response to the Treaty of Versailles.
Chinese Communist Party
1921 - Present
China founded their first Communist political party
1925 - December 25 1947
The Nationalist Government was the government for China until the Constitution of the Republic of China changed it.
Chinese Civil War
1927 - 1949
After the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty several political parties began to fight for power. In 1927 two parties The nationalists and the communists fought until 1937 where they were interrupted by the sino-japanese war, then resumed in 1946 to 1949. Mao Zedong declared the creation of the People’s Republic of China ending the civil war.
Mao’s peasants played a huge role in his success. Mao Zedong focused the revolution on the peasants as well, because they were what caused his success.
The long march
A campaign by the Nationalists against the weakened Soviets, communists broke through the lines and started their 4,000 mile long march.