Global 9

Japan

Oda Nobunaga

1534 - 1582

Tokugawa Shogunate

1600 - 1868

Treaty of Kanagwa

1853

Commodore Matthew Perry

1853

Arrives in Tokyo Bay

Townsend Harris Treaty

1858

Emperor Meiji Takes Power

1867

Charter Oath of 1868

1868

Fall of Tokugawa

1868

US Fails to Open Korea

1871

Japanese Imperial Army Formed

1871

Meiji Constitution Adopted

1890

1st Sino-Japanese War

1894 - 1895

Treaty of Shimonoseki

1895

Taiwan is given to Japan

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Japan wins

Korea Annexed by Japan

1908

21 Demands

1915

Treaty of Versailles

1919

Great Depression Hits Japan

1929

Japanese Agression

1931 - 1945

Battle of Shanghai

1932

Asia for Asians Popularized

1933

Rape of Nanking

1937

Japan invaded China at Nanking

Pearl Harbor

1941

Battle of the Coral Sea

May 7, 1942 - May 8, 1942

Battle of Midway Island

June 4, 1942

End of WWII in Pacific

1945

Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Japan Surrenders

August 14, 1945

Constitution of 1947 Article 9

1947

End of US Occupation in Japan

1950

Japanese Independence Restored

1981

China

Shang Dynasty

1600 BC - 1046 BC

Western Zhou Dynasty

1027 BCE - 771 BCE

Eastern Zhou Dynasty

771 BC - 256 BC

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 206 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220 AD

Sui Dynasty

589 - 618

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Yuan (Mongle) Dynasty

1271 - 1368

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1912

Treaty of Nerchinsk

1689

Lord Macartney comes to China

1793

1st Opium War

1839 - 1842

Treaty of Nanking

October 1842

Taiping Rebels Seize Nanjing

1853

2nd Opium War

1856 - 1860

Taiping Suppressed

1864

Cixi Empress Dowager

1878

1st Sino-Japanese War

1894 - 1895

One Hundred Days Reform

1898

Open Door Policy

1899

Boxer Rebellion

1900

Righteous and Harmonious Fists

Cixi Westernizes

1904

Death of Cixi and Guangxu

1908

Revolution of 1911

1911

Republic of China

1912 - 1949

May 4th Movement

1919

Protests against allowing Japan's 21 Demands

2nd Sino-Japanese War

1931

Battle of Shanghai

1932

Long March

1934

Rape of Nanking

1937

War Between Nationalists and Communists

1946

People's Republic of China

1949 - Present

Chiang Kai-shek Retreats to Taiwan

1949

Communists Come to Power in China

1949

Creation of People's Republic of China

1949

Chinese Troops Occupy Tibet

1950

5 Year Plan

1953 - 1957

Transition to Socialism

Hundred Flowers Campaign

May 1956

Great Leap Forward

1958 - 1960

Red Guard Created

1966

Cultural Revolution

1966 - 1976

Death of Mao Zedong

1976

Era of Deng Xiaoping

1978 - 1997

Tiananmen Square Incedent

1989

Presidency of Jiang Zemin

1993 - 2002

Hu Jintao Becomes President

2002

South East Asia

Portugal Rules SE

1511 - 1640

Spain Rules Philippines

1521 - 1898

Dutch Rule Indonesia

1602 - 1800

Britain Rules India

1783 - 1914

France Rules IndoChina

1887 - 1945

US Rules Philippines

1898 - 1946

Sukarno is President

1945 - 1967

Suharto is President

1967 - 1998

Africa

Axum- Rise

0 CE

Axum Conquers Kush

300

Ghana

400 - 1100

Spread of Islam

600

Mali

1250

Zimbabwe

1300 - 1450

Mansa Musa's Rule

1312 - 1337

Songhai

1375

Prince Henry

1394 - 1460

Portugal

1441

Vasco de Gama

1498

Dutch

1652

Height of Colonialism

1914

Colonies are rooted into countries
Benefits
Industrialization
Better medical facilities
Democracy
Trade
Education
Europeans in Africa are getting these benefits
Whites get good land for cash crops
blacks subsidence farm
Desertification happens when blacks have to farm on less fertile land and deplete the soil.
End of Colonialism europe backs away from the colonies after WWI

Statue of Westminster

1931

Britain went from an Empire to a commonwealth
Colonies got more freedom and autonomy

Atlantic Charter

1941

All nations have self determination- colonies can lead themselves
after WWII

5th Pan African Congress

1945

Talk about pan africanism and the need for independence

Year of Africa

1960

All of Africa is independent by 1960

Organization of African Unity Formed

1963

Kenyatta Kenya and Sese Seko Congo wanted Western Capitalism
Nyerere Tanzania Nkrumah Ghana and Toure Guinea wanted African Socialism or Communism

OAU wanted an Africa based on freedom equality and unity

Arusha Declaration of 1967

1967

Julius Nyere of Tanzania wanted Socialism and self reliance by restricting foreign investment and nationalist movement

Set forth principles for building a socialist society in Africa

Nelson Mandela Released

1990

Mandela was the leader of the African National Congress and was released from prison by President de Klerk
ANC repr took part in a coalition government with de Klerk's national party
they agreed to have democratic elections and ANC won and mandela became president so national party went into opposition
Zulu Inkatha Freedom Party
Rivalry between zulu and ANC intensified
Mandela stepped down and was replaced by Mbeki who faced corruption etc.

Cave Discovered in France

1994