The Opium Wars
War over the trading rights between Europe and China
Treaties that benefited Europe which gave them trading rights with China
British citizens accused of crimes had the right to be tried in British courts rather than in Chinese courts
Started by Hong Xiuquan, a missionary, which resisted the Qing Dynasty
Boxers attacked missionaries and Christians, so they could restore China's glory
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
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
The Commissioner of China who destroyed Opium and fought against Europe during the Opium War.
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