a tax protest that lasted about 10 years. Weakened the Qing Empire, contributing to its fall
Britain was making great profit off of opium to China, however China did not want anything to do with the West. Therefore, there were disputes on the trade from Britain.
Civil war in Southern China. One of the deadliest military conflicts. Over 20 million people died.
Japan's transformation into a modern industrial power. Adopting Western styles, and went through economic, social, and political changes.
Japan defeated China, gained territory when mixing in to the Korean Rebellion, and established itself as an imperialist power. European countries took back some of the land that was claimed.
Led by peasants to attempt to take out all foreign influence on China. Weakened the Ching Dynasty, and led to the Republican Revolution
Japan defeated Russia, to gain control of Manchuria
British sent former slaves from London to settle down and create their own place to live under the Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor
The British government grants a charter to Sierra Leone which is occupied by freed slaves
The British capture Cape of Good Hope and Capetown
Shaka Zulu becomes King of the Zulu nation and begins to create an empire
The Suez Canal is opened, however France and Britain are in full control of the waterway