Modern Asia Chart.docx - 1900-1920 1921-1945 1946-1965 1966-1985 Japan Russo-Japanese war Japan victorious against Russia The US and Japan reached a

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1900-1920 1921-1945 1946-1965 1966-1985 Japan Russo -Japanese war. Japan victorious against Russia. The US and Japan reached a Gentlemen’s agreement stating that the US would not impose or enforce restrictions on Japanese immigration and Japan would not allow further emigration to the US. Korea is annexed Emperor Meiji dies and his eldest son Yoshihito ascends to the throne Great Kanto Earthquake. Cities like Tokyo were resigned after being leveled. Johnson Reed Immigration Act signed barring all Japanese entrance to the US. Universal male suffrage instituted, electorate increases, extreme nationalism takes hold in Japan. Emphasizes preservation of traditional Japanese values and rejection of the western influence. Treaty singed, Manchuria is invaded and occupied. Japan renames Manchuria Manchukuo and installs a puppet regimes lead by Emperor Puyi New constitution with parliamentary system and all adults eligible to vote. Japan renounces war and pledges not to maintain land, sea or air forces for that purpose. The emperor is granted ceremonial status. Japans signs peace treaty with the US and other nations in San Japan ending SCAP occupation of Japan. Japan becomes a member of the UN and Olympic games are held in Tokyo World Exposition is held in Osaka. The first EXPO in Asia. Okinawa is returned back to Japan and the Winter Olympics are held in Sapporo China Boxer siege of Beijing lifted by 8 allied armies. A year later Boxer Protocol is signed. Sum Yat-sen establishes the Revolutionary Alliance. Abolition of civil service examinations. The First People’s Republic of China proclaimed, fall of the Manchu Qing dynasty. Sun inaugurated as first president of Republic of China. He abdicates, WWI begins. China allies with the US and Great Britain. Treaty of Versailles is signed Founding of Chinese Communist Party. First United Frontal Alliance between the Nationalists and the CCP. Johnson Reed Immigration Act excluding all immigration from Asia. Northern Expedition warlord military begins. Led by Chiang Kai Shek reunifies China under a nationalist government. Nationalists launch anti-communist purge. Nanjing Decade begins. Span of WWII in mainland Asia International Military Tribunal for the Far East or the Tokyo Trials begin. The US occupies Japan under provisions of surrender. Nanjing War Crimes Tribunal also beings. Civil War between the CCP and Nationalists begin The famine during the period an estimated 30 million people died.

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