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The Boxer Rebellion (1900)The Boxer Rebellion was a peasant uprising that attempted to drive all foreigners from China and to destroy the MongolCh'ing dynasty. The Boxers were a secret society known as the I-ho ch'uan (Righteous and Harmonious Fists). Its memberspracticed certain boxing rituals in the belief that this gave them supernatural powers and made them invulnerable to bullets.After Japan defeated China in 1895, Japan and the Western Powers began to control more and more of the Chinese economy. Inreaction the Boxer movement attracted popular support. As early as 1899, Boxers were killing Chinese Christians. In 1900 theDowager Empress persuaded the Boxers to drop their opposition to the Ch'ing dynasty and unite with it to destroy theforeigners. All over northern China Missionaries and other foreigners were killed, and in Peking the Boxer besieged foreigndiplomats who took refuge in the foreign legations.In 1900 an international force landed at Tientsin and fought its way to Peking. In August the siege was raised, the city looted,and the imperial palaces were sacked. The court fled to Sian, and representatives of the Dowager Empress had to sue forpeace. The terms of the agreement signed in 1901 were the harshest imposed on China by Western powers.
25. What similarities are there between the 2 rebellions?26. Complete the chart.The Taiping Rebellion(1850 - 1864)The Boxer Rebellion(1900)Cause of RebellionDescription of Rebellion(who was involved, what happened)Effect of RebellionIMPERIALISM AND INDIA
In 1857-1858, India experienced a large uprising against the British, led by Muslim and Hindu sepoys -- soldiers trained in theEuropean military tradition -- and joined by several native Indian princes. The rebellion was put down by the British, aided byloyal Indian troops. The British termed the event the Sepoy Mutiny; Indians called it the Great Rebellion. From that moment,India fully lost its independence. The British East India Company no longer administerd the subcontinent, and India cameunder the control of the British parliament.The British governed India with a civil service composed of a small European elite of about 3,500 persons in 1900, and aBritish-trained bureaucracy of Indian officials. They administered a subcontinent of 300 million people, speaking manylanguages, and composed of Hindus, Muslims, and others. In local areas, native princes often continued to rule inaccordance with British policy. In 1876, parliament proclaimed Queen Victoria Empress of India.British rule did create unity and an infrastructure that would eventually give India the means to achieve independence. A railwaysystem was built, and the Indian economy began to join the world market, though at the cost of undermining domestic industry.Queen Victoria promised her Indian subjects that all treaties made with them would be respected and that the government wouldcease further annexation of territories and allow the remaining princes to continue to choose their heirs, so long as theyacknowledged her as Empress of India. The British also recognized that the policy of interfering in the customs of local people

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Term
Spring
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Dr. Acord
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Opium Wars, Qing Dynasty, Monroe Doctrine, First Opium War, Second Opium War

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