Chinese History

Main

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

The Qing Dynasty was very unequal due to uneven social classes, huge populations, unorganized governing system, and imperialist pressure.

Opium Wars

1840 - 1890

Boxer Rebellion

1900

Revolution of 1911

1911

Qing Dynasty falls and Sun Yat-Sen comes into power.

Reign of Sun Yat-Sen

1911 - 1925

In this time, a constitution was created, China fell towards warlordism/chaos, and China turned to USSR as a model.

Reign of Nationalists

1925 - 1949

Chiang Kai-Shek led the nationalist party. He promoted nationalism, democracy, and industrialization. However, the government was corrupt.

Japanese Invasion

1931 - 1949

Soviet Influence

1949 - 1957

China & Japan Ally

1970

U.N Recognition

1971

Reign of Deng Xiaping

1976 - November 1989

U.S. Recognition

1979

Tiananmen Square Protest

1989

USSR Collapse

1991

Hong Kong Regained

1997

Treaty btwn Russia & China

2001

Reign of Mao

Reign of Mao

1949 - 1976

Great Leap Forward

1958 - 1961

Peak of Cultural Rev

1966 - 1969

Cultural Revolution

1966 - 1976