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East Asia and the West

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The Opium Wars
War over the trading rights between Europe and China
Unequal Treaties
Treaties that benefited Europe which gave them trading rights with China
Extraterritoriality
British citizens accused of crimes had the right to be tried in British courts rather than in Chinese courts
Taiping Rebellion
Started by Hong Xiuquan, a missionary, which resisted the Qing Dynasty
Boxer Rebellion
Boxers attacked missionaries and Christians, so they could restore China's glory
Sun Yixian
A revolutionary who overthrew the Qing Dynasty and started a democratic country
Treaty of Kanagawa
Treaty that allowed American ships to stop at 2 Japanese ports
Meji Restoration
A period of time ruled by Emperor Meji. He united Japan and also westernized Japan.
Three Principles of the People
Sun Yixian's philosophy, Nationalism, Democracy, and Socialism
Commissioner Lin
The Commissioner of China who destroyed Opium and fought against Europe during the Opium War.