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The Rise Of Nationalism 2

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The Rise Of Nationalism 2

  1. 1. By. Tiara White, Neyda , Demitric Turner
  2. 2. Opium
  3. 3. Opium War <ul><li>Was fought between British East Indi company and the Qing Dynasty of China from 1839-1842 </li></ul><ul><li>It began because Britain smuggled opium (an illegal drug) into China which defiance Chinas drug laws and erupted into warfare against China and Britain </li></ul><ul><li>China defeated Britain </li></ul><ul><li>However the war officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Nanking which marked the end of the war. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chaing kai- shek
  5. 5. Chiang kai –shek <ul><li>Took Sun-Yat Sen place as chairman of the National military council of the Republic of china in 1925. </li></ul><ul><li>Chiang took control of the Kuomintang. </li></ul><ul><li>To end the Warlord era and unify China, Chiang led national troops in the Northern Expedition. </li></ul><ul><li>During the Civil war after the Japanese surrendered, he attempted to eradicate the Chinese communist but failed, forcing his Kuomintang government to retreat to Taiwan. </li></ul><ul><li>He served as President of the Republic of China and Director- General of the Kuomintang until he died in 1925. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Boxer Rebellion
  7. 7. Boxer Rebellion <ul><li>Was a rebellion led by a group called the Boxers in china in 1900. </li></ul><ul><li>There goal was to defeat the Qing Dynasty and air force all foreigners out of China. </li></ul><ul><li>The British, French, Russian, Japanese and America troops joined together to defeat the Boxers. </li></ul><ul><li>The defeated them leaving China in turmoil. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sun Yat –Sen
  9. 9. Sun Yat - Sen <ul><li>Was an ambitious leader that had long hoped China would become a democracy. </li></ul><ul><li>He founded the Chinese Nationalism party which in 1911 toppled the Qing Dynasty. </li></ul><ul><li>He was named the first president of China but, for some politics reasons he gave it to Yuan Shigai in 1912. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Taiping Rebellion <ul><li>Began over peasants demanding equality for women, the end of poverty, and the division of surplus harvest among the neediest </li></ul><ul><li>It began in 1850 and ended in 1864 </li></ul><ul><li>Took 20 million lives </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese military, with the help of other nations finally crushed the last of the rebellion in 1868 </li></ul>

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