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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 5 Both Names of Korea – • North Korea = People’s Democratic Republic of Korea • South Korea= Republic of Korea The Great Wall of China- Built by a Qin Emperor around 210 B.C. to protect against invaders. The Opium Wars (1989-1842) - By 1839, the British preferred to pay for Chinese tea with opium from India rather than with silver. China refused and destroyed a cargo of opium aboard a British ship, triggering the Opium War fought from 1839- 1942. Which led to the Treaty of Nanking which opened China to European imperialism through a series of “treaty ports” and the lost of Hong Kong to Britain. The Meiji Restoration (1868) – The Meiji Restoration overthrew the Tokugawa Dynasty, in a move by members of the barons (Daimyos) and the warriors (Samurai) to modernize Japan and protect its national independence. Samurai- Warriors of Japan The communist party and Mao Zedong- Communism gained power in the 1920’s but was banned in 1927 1934-35 communists got support from farmers and Mao Zedong...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GEOG 105 taught by Professor Couliballi during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Oshkosh.
- Spring '08