Modern China and Modern Japan Timeline

China and Japan

Trade with Portuguese

1500

Treaty of Tokugawa

1603

Battle of Sekigahara

1854

Meiji Restoration

1868

Meiji constitution

1889

The constitution was made for two purposes to impress the western government and to provide japanese people with a limited voice.

Sino-Japenese war

1894

Japan defeated China in a battle over the control of Korea.

Russo-Japanese War

1904

Russia and Japan fought for control over Korea and Port Arthur.