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The history of Tibet .... until 2011, created for a grade 11 history class

The history of Tibet .... until 2011, created for a grade 11 history class

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  • 1. A brief history<br />Tibet<br />
  • 2. Timeline of Tibetan History<br />C. 650 - SongtsenGampo(pictured below) builds temples in Lhasa for his two Buddhist wives, thus introducing the religion to Tibet<br />
  • 3. 7th century temples<br />
  • 4. C 1279 - The Tibetan link with the Mongols brings Tibet within the Chinese empire of Kublai Khan<br />Kublai Khan Genghis Khan<br />
  • 5. 1368 - On the fall of the Yuan dynasty, replaced by the Ming, Tibet declares its independence from China<br />
  • 6. 1642 - The Mongols depose the ruling dynasty of Tibet and offer the country to the Dalai Lama, to be ruled by him with Mongol military support<br />
  • 7. 1904 - British troops under Francis Younghusband enter Tibet's holy city of Lhasa<br />
  • 8. Photos from 1904<br />
  • 9. 1912 - Tibet declares its independence after the fall of the Qing dynasty and the end of imperial China<br />
  • 10. 1950 - Chinese troops move into Tibet, meeting little resistance<br />
  • 11. 1951 - An agreement is signed by which a joint Tibetan-Chinese authority will nominally govern Tibet<br />
  • 12. 1959 - The Dalai Lama escapes from Tibet to India after the Chinese suppression of an armed uprising costing thousands of lives<br />
  • 13. 1959<br />2011<br />Dalai Lama<br />
  • 14. 2008 - Demonstrations in Tibet turn violent as protesters target Chinese buildings and individuals<br />
  • 15. an irreverent commercial<br />

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