Far East Notes 3.24.08

Far East Notes 3.24.08 - Far East in Modern Times 3/24/08...

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Far East in Modern Times – 3/24/08 I. Post-Boxer Rebellion China – indemnities from the war with Japan and boxer Rebellion keep China in financial crisis. II. Open Door Notes – U.S. establishes an Open Door Policy among all foreign powers in China. III. Rise of Chinese nationalism – originates in treaty ports among Westernized intellectuals and students IV. Foreign railroad construction into China spreads Chinese discontent; Sichuan province revolts against Ching government. V. Sun Yat-sen: a) Westernized in Japan, Hawaii, U.S., and Britain; develops “Three Principles of the People” – Nationalism, Democracy, Livelihood. b) Formed secret society to resist Ching c) Ching pressures Sun out of China, where he continues resistance d) Chinese Imperial Army group revolts, prompting Sun to return to China where he becomes president. e) Chinese Imperial Army group revolts, prompting Sun to return to China where he becomes president in 1912; too many political factions for effective
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