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Birthrate dropped mostly because of ___ ____ but also abortion, infanticide, and abondonment
In what war in 1898 did the United States acquire Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Philippines?
universal manhood suffrage
France and Third Republic had what issue due to a Weak parlimentary system?
Who waged an activist foreign policy after 1890 and dropped treaty with Russia in favor of Austria?
Who was responsible for psychoanalysis and the unconscious, instinctive, and irrational explained human behavior.
Jews were treated inferior--after enlightenment and french rev, jews gained legal equality
Spread of colonial rule
The motives for this was a need for raw materials and new markets and places for investment as a consequence of Industrial revolution
To protect investment in Suez canal, Britain established informal _____ over Egypt in 1881.
centralized administrative system
As far as colonialism, France tried to imposed a _______ ______ ______.
Benefits of British rule
honest and efficient gov, more educational opportunities, outlawed sati and reduced thugee, introduced more technology, improved health and sanitation conditions.
Treaty of Nanjing
result of opium war, opened five coastal ports and granted British extraterritorialty, China paid an indemnity and ceded Hong Kong to British
Hong Xiuquan, Chinese Christian, wanted to create a heavenly kingdom of supreme peace. Peasant unrest and decline in government services. captured Nanjing in 1853, rebellion put down in 1864.
Open Door Policy
John Hay, American secretary of state, advocated what policy that would protect Chinese territorial integrity and open Chinese markets to everyone?
North China peasant unrest fueled by drought, unemployment, foreign economic activities
Revolution of 1911
Qing failed to meet challenges, Cixi died, Sun was in US, government called up General Yuan Shikai, he became president of Chinese Republic in 1912.
Benefits of western imperialism
Introduced modern means of transportation and production, brought China into global economic market
Harmful effects of western imperialism
West used CHina for raw materials and markets, distorting local economic development
Matthew C. Perry
Who arrived in Japan in 1853 and convinced Japan that they had to open up to Western nations for Trade?
Treaty of Kangawa
This treaty and later the 1858 Treaty gave America access to Japanese ports and grated extraterritoriality
Constitution of 1890
Democratic in form but depotic in practice: upper house appointed, lower house elected
This war shocked the world: Japan gained Lliadong peninsula in China as well as Southern Sakhalin and Kurile Islands, Machuria came under Japanese control
Symbolism, Dadaism, and Surrealism
Japanese culture was influenced by and adopted what three things?
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