Flashcards in Chapter 12 Deck (33):
Clash between British and Chinese
Provided exemption from Chinese Law at 4 Chinese ports besides guan Zhou
Hong Xiuguan revolt
A region in which the foreign nation controlled trade and investments
Sphere of Influence
Proposed that China’s “doors” be open to merchants of all nations
Open Door Policy
Led by society of harmonious fists
Why was China traditionally not interested in trading with the west?
They weren’t interested in the “strange objects” and things the west offered
What conditions during the Qing Dynasty gave rise to the taiping Rebellion?
Growing population, poor harvests, corruption, and opium addiction
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
Japan opened 2 parts at which US take on supplies
Treaty of Kanagawa
Mutsuhito period of rule (1867-1912)
Japan drove Russian troops out of Korea
Brought country under control
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
What were the results of Japan’s growing imperialism at the end of the 19th century?
Became strongest military in Asia
Stated that the US continents are not to be colonized by European Powers
Exiled writer/ returned to fight for Chile’s independence
Conflict between US/Cuba and Spanish/ lasted about 4 monethd
Man made canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean
Gave US right to be international police power
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
What effects did the Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary have on Latin America?
Gave US power to be an international police power
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
Played leading role in Mexico’s fight for independence
Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana
Strongly influenced politics of Mexico
Reformation of Land
Came to power in mide 1870s
Believed in democracy and wanted to strengthen its hold in Mexico
Bold Robin Hood Policy from taking money from the rich and giving it to the poor
Francisco “Pancho” Villa
Raised a powerful revolutionary army
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