Nathan Shifflett Qing Dynasty period 2

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In History
  • Apr 5, 1514

    Portugese exploration reaches china

    Portugese exploration reaches china
    Potugese ships arrive in Guangzhou during the Ming dynasty.
  • Mar 8, 1557

    Potugese settlers settle in Macao

    Potugese settlers settle in Macao
    The chinese are unhappy about the portugese settlers and nickname them ocean devils.
  • Jesuit missionaries establish a presence in china.

    Jesuit missionaries establish a presence in china.
    Missionaries help advance chinese sociey by improving the calender and built cannons.
  • The Quing Take over China

    The Quing Take over China
    Some time in 1644, the Ming dynasty of China was overthrown by the Manchu people, who later called themselves the Qing, or 'pure'.
  • Kang Xi becomes emporer.

    Kang Xi becomes emporer.
    Kang Xi becomes emporer of China from 1661 to 1722, that's longer than any other emporer.
  • Kang Xi Dies

    Kang Xi Dies
    Kang xi dies after working very hard to keep china prospering.
  • Quian Long becomes emporer

    Quian Long becomes emporer
    Kang Xi's grandson was much more warlike and was proud of his military achievments, but continued his grandfather's sponsorship of literature. He stayed in power by burning anti- Manchu texts.
  • Quian Long dies

    Quian Long dies
    Quian Long retires from the throne 3 years before he died since he respected his grandfather.
  • The opium war

    The opium war
    The opium war begins because of opium brought into China by Britain, which causes many problems in the economy, including a civil war over new laws that banned opium.
  • opium war has ended

    opium war has ended
    The opium war ended, with china in defeat.
  • The taiping rebellion.

    The taiping rebellion.
    The taiping rebellion, led by Hong Xiuchuan, a man who believed himslf to be Jesus' brother and tried to set up a heavenly kingdom. At firt it was successful, but other nations assisted the dynasty in defending china.
  • Dowager empress Cixi takes over

    Dowager empress Cixi takes over
    The empress was incredibly greedy and even took money that was going to be used for a defensive fleet and built a pleasure garden with a marble boat.
  • The second poium war begins

    The second poium war begins
    China once again loses to Britain and unequal treaties were signed that favored Britain and allowed the british to use any chinese port.
  • The taiping rebellion is suppressed.

    The taiping rebellion is suppressed.
    With help from other nations, the Manchus defend themselves from th rebellion.
  • The boxer Rebellion begins

    The boxer Rebellion begins
    A group known as the Righteous order of Harmonius fists (boxers) organized attacks against the chinese government.
  • The dynasty is over

    The dynasty is over
    The Qing dynasty was overthrown by rebels in 1911, which marked the end of the dynasties.