What caused the Taiping Rebellion?
The Chinese population grew
Perry's expedition to Japan in 1853 - what were the results?
Japan opened the port to trade with America
Japan became an imperialist power by gaining control of what country?
Open Door Policy.
Allows China to trade with all nations
An exemption of foreign residents from the laws of a country
Arrested Guangxu and supported the boxers
Started the Taiping Rebellion to create a utopia where no one would live in poverty
Campaign against the Dowager Empress' rule and foreigner privilege
Treaty of Kanagawa - what countries were involved?
US and Japan
What are the dates of the Meiji Era?
1867 - 1912
Meiji Era - strong central government was modeled after what country?
What is the Sino-Japanese War - what was the result?
China and Japan, Japan won because China was outdated
What is the Russo-Japanese War - what was the result?
Russia and Japan, Japan waon and killed most of the Baltic and Pacific Navy
What is the Opium War - what was the result?
British and Chinese fought because Britain refused to stop trading opium. The British won
What is the Spanish-American War - what was the result?
Spain and US, the US won. The US gained California and the American Southwest
Russia and Japan went to war over what issue?
Russia wouldn't stay out of Korea.
Who benefitted the most from the granting of extraterritorial rights in 19th century China?
US and foreign citizens
Why did Britain sell opium to China
for medical use
What American system did the Japanese adopt during the Meiji Era?
System of Universal public education
China was introduced to Champa rice from what country?
What did Empress Cixi do to Guangxu for trying to implement reforms?
Peasants and workers formed this secret society in China?
Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists
How old was Mutsuhito when he began to rule in Japan - how long did he rule?
He was 15 years old and ruled for 45 years
What is peonage?
The use of laborers bound in servitude because of debt.
What is a caudillo?
Juan Vicente Gomez
Ruthless dictator of Venezuela
A reform-minded president between 1868 and 1874
Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana
A leading role in Mexico's fight for independence, became Mexico's president in 1833.
a poor zapotec indian, worked primarily to serve his country
offered land, power, and political favors to his supporters, but terrorized his non-supporters
a wealthy Mexican, believed in a democracy
raised a powerful revolutionary army
took control of the Mexican government
a writer, exiled from Cuba by the Spanish, returned to start a second war
Panama was a province of what country?
The Roosevelt Corollary gave the United States the right to do what?
be an international police power in the western hemisphere