East & Southeast Asia

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In History
  • 200

    China's first emporer conquered much of eastern China.

    B.C
  • 202

    China's milatary power grew stronger, and Chinese culture spread into Southern China

    B.C
  • 500

    500s B.C- Taoism originated in China

  • May 18, 618

    Chinese unity was restored

    A.D
  • May 23, 700

    700s A.D- Japan began to develop a unique political system.

  • May 23, 800

    800 A.D- The Khmer what is now Combodia

  • May 18, 1200

    Mongol invaders led by Genghis Khan overthrew the Sung dynasty

  • May 23, 1200

    1200- The Thais migrated from the Southern China into the Khmer regions.

  • May 23, 1274

    1274 & 1281- Mongols tried to invade Japan but the Japanses put aside their rivalries

  • May 18, 1279

    Mongol invaders ruled China

    A.D
  • May 18, 1500

    The Europeans influences reached China by sea

  • May 23, 1500

    1500s - Portuguese traders arrived in Japan

  • May 23, 1500

    1500s - Europeans came to Southeast Asia

  • May 18, 1577

    The portuguese arrived and set up a trading colong at Macao

  • 1600s - The Japanese frove out European traders and missionaries

  • 1600-1800- Japan remianed largely cut off gtom the world

  • The water buffalo was tamed and irrigation systems were dug.

    B.C
  • China lost several wars

  • 1900- The British and French ser up plantations for growing export crops.

  • 1842- China lost Hong Kong to the British

  • 1853- U.S Navy ships under Commodore Matthew C. at Tokyo Bay

  • 1890- Japan had a constitution and parliamentary system of government

  • 1895- Japan captured Taiwan

  • 1895- The Japanese took the island of Taiwan from China

  • 1905- Japan defeated Russia in the Russo-Japanese war.

  • 1910-Japan annexed Korea

  • 1912- Rebels under the leadership of Sun Yat-Sen formed the republic of China

  • 1920- Japan empire also included many islands in the North Pacific

  • 1930- Japan took ovr Manchuria

  • 1937- Japan invavded eastern China

  • 1937- Japan invaded the rest of China

  • 1945- After Japan's defeat, the Nationalists and the Communists fought for control of China

  • 1949- The Nationalists retreated to the island of Taiwan and set up a rival government,

  • 1949- The soviet and U.S occupation forces withdrew.

  • 1950- North Korea invaved South Korea

  • 1953- North & South Korea signed an armistice, or truce, to end the fighting.

  • 1958- China's economy, Mao launched the Great Leap forward

  • 1976- Xiaoping came to power.

  • 1989- The government continues to defend actions it took to end pro-democray demonstraition ub Beiging

  • 1989- Curma changed its name to Myanmar

  • 1996-97- The CUltural Revolution delayed China's economic devekopment and brought chaos to the country.

  • 108 B.C- The Chinese invaded Korea

  • 1868- A group of sumurai demanding reforms overthrew the last shogun.

  • 1945- The U.S dropped atomic bobms on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

  • An organized society lived in a small farming villages along the Hunag River

    B.C
  • Chinese people began farming along the Chang River