China

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Hundred Day Reforms

1898

Boxer Rebellion- attack on foreign missionaries (blamed for drought and flood)

1898

Cixi declares war on Japan, US, and the Western powers (dominating China)

1900

Boxer Protocol of 1901 (China apologizes for Boxer Rebellion)

1901

Sun forms Tongmeng hui (Revolutionary Alliance)

1905

Chinese Revolution of 1911

1911

Sun Yat-sen becomes first president of Chinese Republic

Jan 1912

Sun gives Yuan Shikai presidency hoping he will unify China with his army

Feb 1912

May Fourth Movement

1919

Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is formed

1921

Chiang Kai-Shek's coup, he becomes military dictator and supresses workers

1926

Northern Expedition- Chiang captures warlord-held areas of China

Jul 1926

Chinag takes over Shanghai though a several day reign of terror (green gang)

Mar 1927

Mao proclaim his power in Jiangxi as the Chinese Soviet Republic

1931

Japan invades Manchuria (Chinese province) and takes over it

1931

Chiang crushes Communists

1933

new Life Movement

1934

Long March

1934 - 1935

Second Sino-Japanese War

1937