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Unit 12

Turn of the Century Asia and Africa

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What was the effect of the Opium Wars? The British gained the island of Hong Kong and privileges as foreigners in China.
spheres of influence regions of China in which Britain, France, Germany, Japan, and Russia controlled trade and investment.
Open Door Policy Established by the U.S. to protect American trading rights in China.
Boxer Rebellion Chinese nationalists movement; rebellion against Dowager Empress's rule and the privileges granted to foreigners in China.
Opium War clash between the British and Chinese over illegal trade in China
Annexation adding of a territory
Russo-Japanese War War between Russia and Japan in 1904; dispute over Manchurian territory
Meeting of European countries to divide Africa Berlin Conference
Suez-Canal Important water way located in Africa; shortened sea travel between Europe and Asia
Isolationism Chinese policy due to their self-sufficient nature caused by a plentiful amount of natural resources
Jewel in the Crown British nickname for India due to its plentiful natural resources and large market for buying goods
Japan-Korea relationships Japan changed schools so that only Japanese language and history could be learned.
Indian National Congress and Muslim League India groups focused on nationalism and self-rule
Sepoy Mutiny Rebellion against British rule in India caused by the use of pig/cow fat on rifles. Upset the Hindu and Muslim soldiers!
British East India Tea Company ruled India indirectly; controlled trade
Britain gain control of India following the Sepoy Mutiny; rule India directly
natonalism pride for your nation due to common culture, religion, language, etc.
Taiping Rebellion rebellion against the Qing Dynasty caused by rampant poverty and hunger in China
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