Fell in 1912 as a result of the Xinhai Revolution
Disputes over trade and diplomatic relations.
Civil war in Southern China against Qing Dynasty. (20 million dead)
Military Cliques in mainland China
Between Kuomintang and Communist Party, millions dead
Military by Red Army to Avoid Kuomintang
Military Conflict, rape and pillage of China, Hundreds of thousands dead.
Economic and Social campaign to transform China
China sides with North Korea early on in the war.
Social and political movement. Enforce communism and remove capitalism. Mao returns.
Normalized relations between China and USA. (((Cold War drama)))
Modernized these sectors to create the prosperous nation that is China: agriculture, industry, technology, and military.
Student led protests in Beijing. Forcibly suppressed by the government.
Dam used for power, flood control, and navigation.
Lee Teng-hui elected. Beacon of political freedom.
Transfer of sovereignty from UK to PRC.
China joins WTO; supervised and liberalized trade.
Beijing hosts 2008 summer Olympics
Death of British Businessman Neil Heywood & following cover-up. Obstructed investigations and removal from office.
Xi Jinping becomes president.