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Clash between British and Chinese

Opium War

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Provided exemption from Chinese Law at 4 Chinese ports besides guan Zhou

Extraterritorial Rights

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Hong Xiuguan revolt

Taiping Rebellion

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A region in which the foreign nation controlled trade and investments

Sphere of Influence

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Proposed that China’s “doors” be open to merchants of all nations

Open Door Policy

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Led by society of harmonious fists

Boxer rebellion

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Why was China traditionally not interested in trading with the west?

They weren’t interested in the “strange objects” and things the west offered

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What conditions during the Qing Dynasty gave rise to the taiping Rebellion?

Growing population, poor harvests, corruption, and opium addiction

9

Although Guangxi’s Hundred Days of Reform failed, what changes did it finally set in motion?

Helped trigger boxer rebellion, and led to a sense of Chinese rebellion

10

Japan opened 2 parts at which US take on supplies

Treaty of Kanagawa

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Mutsuhito period of rule (1867-1912)

Meiji Era

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Japan drove Russian troops out of Korea

Russo-Japanese War

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Brought country under control

Annexation

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What events caused japan to end its isolation and begun westernization?

Treaty of Kanagawa and extraterritorial rights led them to believe they were losing control of their country and needed to westernize

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What were the results of Japan’s growing imperialism at the end of the 19th century?

Became strongest military in Asia

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Dictators

Caudillos

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Stated that the US continents are not to be colonized by European Powers

Monroe Doctrine

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Exiled writer/ returned to fight for Chile’s independence

José Martí

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Conflict between US/Cuba and Spanish/ lasted about 4 monethd

Spanish-American War

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Man made canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean

Panama Canal

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Gave US right to be international police power

Roosevelt Corollary

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How were Latin American caudillos able to achieve power and hold on to it?

Gained power because of political instability and kept it because they were backed up by the military

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What effects did the Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary have on Latin America?

Gave US power to be an international police power

24

Why was the US so intent on building the Panama Canal?

It would be easier to trade and get to the other side of the world without going around South America

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Played leading role in Mexico’s fight for independence

Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana

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Strongly influenced politics of Mexico

Benito Juárez

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Reformation of Land

La Reforma

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Came to power in mide 1870s

Porfio diaź

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Believed in democracy and wanted to strengthen its hold in Mexico

Francisco Madero

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Bold Robin Hood Policy from taking money from the rich and giving it to the poor

Francisco “Pancho” Villa

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Raised a powerful revolutionary army

Emiliano Zapata

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What were 5e major causes of tension between the Mexicans and the American colonists who settled in Texas?

Slavery, religion, and colonists wanted a greater self government

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What roles did Francisco “Pancho” Villa and Emiliano Zapata play in the Mexican Revolution?

Became leaders that raised on these helped out the poor