Beijing

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History

History including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, modern history, and the future can be connected.

Prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory and late prehistory can be connected.

Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC can be connected. The late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC can be connected. The early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC can be connected. Settlements in the area of Beijing may have existed. The late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC can be connected. Beijing is thought to have been a walled city from about the 11th century BC onward. The early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC can be connected.

Classical and medieval history

Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be connected. Bejing existed throughout this period.

Early classical history including the 5th century BC, 4th century BC, 3rd century BC, 2nd century BC, and 1st century BC can be connected. Late classical history including the 1st century CE, 2nd century CE, 3rd century CE, 4th century CE, and 5th century CE can be connected. Early medieval history including the 6th century CE, 7th century CE, 8th century CE, 9th century CE, and 10th century CE can be connected. Late medieval history including the 11th century CE, 12th century CE, 13th century CE, 14th century CE, and 15th century CE can be connected. Beijing became the capital of China during the Ming dynasty in the 15th century CE.

Modern history

The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. Beijing was the capital of China under the Ming dynasty. The 17th century including the early 17th centuy, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. Beijing remained the capital of China when the Qing dynasty succeded the Ming. The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 18th century, and late 18th century can be connected. Beijing was the capital of China.

The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, and mid 19th century can be connected. Beijing was the capital of China. The late mid 19th century including the early 1860s, late 1860s, early 1870s, and late 1870s can be connected. In the Second Opium war, the Summer Palace and Old Summer palace were looted and Europeans establshed permanent diplomatic delegations. The late 19th century including the early 1880s, late 1880s, early 1890s, and late 1890s can be connected. Peking University was established, and the Boxer Rebellion began.

20th century

The 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, late mid 20th century, late 20th century, and early 21st century can be connected.

The early 20th century including the early 1900s, late 1900s, early 1910s, and late 1910s can be connected. Railways to Beijing were completed. When the emperor was deposed in 1911, the Republic of China initially had its seat of government in Beijing. The early mid 20th century including the early 1920s, late 1920s, early 1930s, and late 1930s can be connected. The Republic of China ruled from Beijing until 1928 when Chinese Nationalists moved the government to Nanjing. The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1940s, and late 1950s can be connected. The Japanese set up a puppet government, but after World War II, the Nationalist chinese governent ruled for a few years, and then in 1949, the communists gained control and established Beijing as the capital of the Peoples Republic of China. The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected. From about 1966 to 1976, the Cultural Revolution took place in China, and the Red Guards began in Beijing. The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected. Beijing began to be heavily urbanized, and was the site of the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989

The early 21st century including the early 2000s can be connected. The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 can be connected. The 2008 Summer Olympic games were held in Beijing. The early 2010s including 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 can be connected. The late 2010s including 2016 can be connected. The future can be connected.

Other Sociology

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.

Nations such as Bangladesh, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Turkey, Congo DR, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali can be examined for connection.

Asiatic peoples including Oriental, Southast Asian and Oceanic, and South Asian peoples can be connected. Pakistan can be connected. Oriental peoples such as those of China can be connected. Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples such as those of Indonesia can be connected. South Asian peoples such as those of India can be connected.

Western Civilization including Anglic and Latin peoples can be connected. Russia can be connected. Anglic peoples such as those of the United States can be connected. Latin peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

American Indian peoples including Middle american Indian peoples and North American Indian peoples can be connected. Brazil can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

Other communities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris ca be examined for connection.

Social mechanics including social types, and social structure can be connected. Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be connected.

Institutions including economics, education, and family can be connected. Religion including religions of the world, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected.

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected.

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected.

Science including biology, earth science, astronomy, chemistry, and physics can be connected.


Created 9 Apr 2013 Last updated 21 Mar 2017