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Twenty-One Demands This event Expanded Japan’s economic influence in China. Gave Outer Mongolia and Tibet to Russia and Britain.
Creation of the Guomindang (GMD) Was originally the Revive China Society founded in Honolulu in the Republic of Hawaii by Sun Yat-sen.
Creation of the Chinese Communist Party The Chinese Communist party was founded in Shanghai and was originally a study group.
May Fourth Movement Period The May Fourth movement was a cultural and political movement that happened in Beijing when a group of students protested against imperialism.
China joins the Allies In 1917, during WWI, China joined the Allies in hopes that it would offset Japanese claims.
May Fourth Incident The May Fourth Incident happened on May 4th, 1919, when around 5,000 students in Beijing protested the verdict of letting Shandong be kept my Japan. Thousands of telegrams were sent to Paris urging that the treaty not be signed if Shandong wasn’t given back. Also Chinese students in Paris blockaded the delegation in their quarters to guarantee that the
treaty would not be signed. Finally, homes of the officials believed to have betrayed China were attacked, resulting in the death of at least one official.
World War II
First and Second Opium War
Hundred Days Reform
The Boxer Rebellion
Election of Yuan Shikai as premier of China
World War I
Bolshevik Revolution/Russian Revolution
Paris Peace Conference During this conference in May of 1919, all secret agreements the Chinese government had made with the Europeans and the Japanese were made public and later on the Allies had voted on letting Japan keep Shandong rather than giving it back to China.
Chinese Civil War
The Extermination Campaigns
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