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Asian History mid 1

History of Modern Asia

(1835-1901)Rejected Confucianism and was very progressive feeling that Japan should keep up with the western world. He was viewed as imperialistic. Fukuzawa Yukichi
(Reign. 1735-1796). Local leader who despised Muslims/Islam. Expanded realm and by securing Quing's Inner Asian Frontiers. Had many roles and Held many tittles. Four times during his 60 year reign, he cancelled taxes for his empire. Qianlong
551 BCE The system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressing love for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony in thought and conduct. Confucianism
is the indigenous spirituality of Japan and the people of Japan. It is a set of practices, to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between present day Japan and its ancient past Shinto
(1762-1836)A scholar of Neo-Confucianism. Wrote the mainstream philosophical issues of his day. Was catholic and supervised projects such as the pontoon bridge. Was exiled for being catholic where he wrote most of his works. Chŏng Yagyong
(1841–1909) established a cabinet system was the first prime minister of japan. suppourted and won first sinjo-japanese war, and negotiated treaties. Also head of privy council Itō Hirobumi
Treaty of Portsmouth, 1905- Korea elected a protectorate (Ming advisory positions) of Japan Min Yonghwan (1861-1905)-commited suicide as a protest against Japan claiming Korea as a Japanese colony 1905
was a leading statesman of the late Qing Empire. He quelled several major rebellions and served in important positions of the Imperial Court. He fell from favor with the Chinese after their loss in the 1894 Sino-Japanese War. backed Russia over Britain Li Hongzhang
Leader of China Inland Mission (1832-1905):learned the language and embraced chinese culture in order to bring the word of God. his work in 18,000 Christian conversions though his work did become frustrated due to the boxer rebellion. Hudson Taylor
(1894) Korean peasant rebellion that sparked the first Sino-Japanese War. Despite being persecuted for it, impoverished peasants turned increasingly to a nationalistic religion that opposed Western culture and espoused equality of all people. Tonghak
(1835-1908),was a powerful and charismatic woman who effectively controlled the Manchu Qing Dynasty in China for 47 years, she refused to adopt Western models of government, though supported the Self-Strengthening Movement Cixi
A new ruler takes over china and gains mandate of heaven achieves prosperity population increases corruption starts in the imperial court natural disasters ensue famine creates rebels and civil war ruler loses mandate to heaven winner starts new em Dynastic Cycle
the climax of disputes over trade and diplomatic relations between China under the Qing Dynasty and the British Empire. After the inauguration of the Canton System in 1756, which restricted trade to one port and did not allow foreign entrance to China Opium
Rebellion was a widespread civil war in southern China from 1850-1864, led by Christian convert Hong Xiuquan, who, thought that he was the younger brother of Jesus Christ, against the ruling Manchu-led Qing Dynasty. Taiping
is a part of the Japanese myth and major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The Emperor of Japan is said to be a direct descendant of Amaterasu. Amaterasu
The Japanese considered her an obstacle against its overseas expansion. Efforts to remove her from the political arena, orchestrated through failed rebellions compelled the Empress to take a harsher stand against Japanese influence Queen Min
(1866-1925)was a Chinese revolutionary and president. As the foremost pioneer of Nationalist China, Sun played an instrumental role in the overthrow of the Qing dynasty during the Xinhai Revolution. Sun Yatsen
in China, was signed at the Shunpanrō hall on April 17, 1895, between the Empire of Japan and Qing Empire of China, ending the First Sino-Japanese War. The peace conference took place from March 20 to April 17, 1895. Shimonoseki
The Emperor Meiji (1852-1912) was the 122nd emperor of Japan. He presided over a time of rapid change in Japan, as the nation rose from a feudal shogunate to become a world power. The Meiji Emperor
was a feudal regime of Japan and ruled by the shoguns of the Tokugawa family. the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate brought Japan the longest period of peace and stability in its history, lasting well over 200 years. Tokugawa
1812-1885 was a Chinese statesman and military leader in the late Qing Dynasty. He served with distinction during the Qing Empire's civil war against the Taiping Rebellion, and drove out occupying rebels Zuo Zongtang
is a period in the history of Japan dating from 1912-1926, coinciding with the reign of the Taishō Emperor. It is usually distinguished from the pre-chaotic Meiji period and the following military-driven first part of the Shōwa period. Taishō
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