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Chinese settlers brought their culture to neighboring Korea

1200 BC

Confucius is born

550 BC

Chinese ruled much of what is now Vietnam

100 BC - 900

paper was first made in China

100 - 101

Hindu traders from India reached western parts of southeast asia

100 - 110

Silk Road links east asia and the west

200

Japan adopts Chinese culture

550

Muslim Arab traders and missonaries settled in coastal areas of southeast asia

800 - 810

Armies of local nobles had begun fighting for control of Japan

1100 - 1200

the Khmer people founded an empire in mainland southeast asia

1100 - 1110

Height of Khmer Empire

1150

Japan united under Yamamto Dynasty

1400 - 1500

Asian goods such as silk, porcelain, and tea had become highly valued in europe

1500

The Phillipines makes Christanity its main religion

1500 - 1510

Europeans reach China's coast

1500

Europeans arrived in east asia and southeast asia

1600 - 1610

European nations dominated southeast asia

1800 - 1999

Hong Kong was ruled by the United Kingdom

1840 - 1997

Matthew C. Perry pressured the Japanese to open their country to foreign trade

1854

Matthew C. Perry was a U.S. naval officer

European govs and Japan had claimed large areas of China as spheres of influence

1890 - 1900

emperors stopped governing china

1900 - 1901

Japan emerged asa global economic power

1900 - 1910

resistance to colonial rule increased throughout Southeast Asia

1900 - 1999

There was a rev that ended the Qing Dynasty and est a republic

1911

Chiang Kaishek formed Nationalist gov

1927

Chiang Kaishek was a military leader

Japanese had gained power of Taiwan, Korea, parts mland Asia and var Pac islands

1940

Japan became a democracy

1945

Communists won power

1949

Nationalist gov fled to Taiwan from China

1949

North Korea invaded South Korea

1950

the military occupatin of Japan ended

1952

The Korean War ended

1953

In Vietnam, Communist forces defeated the French

1954

gov and ind agreed invest in research & dev of electronic products for the home

1955 - 1960

Vietnam War began

1960

many economic changes have occured in east and southeast asia

1960 - 2013

Many Americans opposed the war

1965 - 1970

the U.S. withdrew its troops from Vietnam

1973

North Vietnam's army reunited with Vietnam and imposed Communist's rule on south

1975

100s of 1,000s of ppl left Vietnam & Laos to escape war and economic hardship

1975 - 1990

China began a number of free market reforms

1979

China's gov enacted a policy encouraging families to have no more than one kid

1979

South Korea changed from military rule to democracy

1990 - 2000

China's population passed 1.5 billion

2005

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Xia Dynasty

2200 BC - 1700 BC

Shang Dynasty

1766 BC - 1080 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1027 BC - 221 BC

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 206 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 221

Sui Dynasty

581 - 618

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty

1279 - 1368

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911