South and East Asia History

Based on the Grade 7 Georgia Performance Standards

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India

Great Britain takes control of India

1858

Gandhi begin leading independence movement

1915

India gains independence from Britain

1947

East Pakistan become Bangladesh

1971

Japan

Japan begins trading extensively

1854

Japan invades China (Nanjing)

1937

Jews : Holocaust : : Chinese : Nanjing

Bombing of Pearl Harbor

1941

Atomic bomb used on Japan

1945

China

Last Emperor of China dies

1912

China establishes a constitutional republic

1912

Chiang Kai-shek unites China

1928

Communists take control of China under Mao Zedong

1949

Mao Zedong attempts the Great Leap Forward

1958 - 1961

resulted in an estimated 45 million deaths between 1958 and 1961, mostly from starvation

Chairman Mao implements Cultural Revolution

1966 - 1976

Korea

Korea ruled by Japan

1905 - 1945

Korea split into North and South

1945

Korean War

1950 - 1953