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Unformatted text preview: Chinese History & Gender in global context 19-20c overview Year China Women in China Global 1790s- 1830s White Lotus Uprising (Messianic Buddhism) Precious Records (see Susan Mann) 1789 French Revolution 1791 France: Olympia des Gouges, Declaration of the Rights of Women Catholic missionaries active in China since 1500s 1790s GB: Mary Wollstonecraft, Vindication of the Rights of Women 1800s GB, US: Industrialization 1840s 1842 Opium War vs. GB. China suffers major defeat 1848 US: Seneca Falls Declaration on Women (Feminisms First Wave) Treaty Ports & Extraterritoriality. Protestant missionaries become active in China 1844 first school for girls Women's suffrage movement in the US 1850s Taiping Uprising Christian-inspired egalitarian movement; pro-gender equality 1851 US: Sojourner Truth, Aint I a Woman? 1860s Western missionaries est. girls schools, orphanages 1860 GB: Florence Nightingale School for Nurses 1861 GB: John Stuart Mill, The Subjection of Women 1870s "Self Strengthening" -- more emphasis on military "New Imperialism" - colonies, merchants, missionaries 1873 US: Susan B. Anthony, 1873 US: Susan B....
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