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Wanted to deny Europeans access to China for trade
Boxers raided European embassies and killed all those inside
Relations to the Chinese government
Boxers were secretly given money by Chinese government
The European nations send in troops to defend their embassies and capture and kill Boxers and forced Chinese to sign new treaty
Result for Chinese government
Forced to give up those involved and persecute whoever the Europeans believed to be involved
Boxers Real Name
The Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists
Forced the Chinese government to pay the equivalent of $6.5billion to the European nations that had lost troops and buildings to the Boxers over a period of 39 years
Effects of Boxer Protocol
Chinese didn't pay off debt until 1940 due to the interest rate of 4% semi-annually
Europeans, Japan, Chinese government, and Society of the Righteous a Harmonious Fists
Boxers were afraid of
China being modernized and colonized