Modern History of Oriental Peoples

Modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century can be used to examine Oriental history.

   

Modern History

Modern history can be used to examine China including North Central China, South Central China, Southern Coastal China, Southern Interior China, and Northern china; Taiwan, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea.

16th century

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 used to examine China, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea. The Ming dynasty ruled in China. European traders arrivedin Japan. The Joseon dynasty ruled Korea.

The early 16th century including the early 1500s, late 1500s, early 1510s, and late 1510s can be connected. The early mid 16th century including the early 1520s, late 1520s, early 1530s, and late 1530s can be connected. The mid 16th century including the early 1540s, late 1540s, early 1550s, and late 1550s can be connected. The late mid 16th century including the early 1560s, late 1560s, early 1570s, and late 1570s can be connected. The late 16th century including the early 1580s, late 1580s, early 1590s, and late 1590s can be connected.

17th century

The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be used to examine China, Japan, and Korea. The Ming dynasty was succeeded by the Qing or Manchu Dynasty, and Japan began a policy of isolation from Western powers in the Edo or Tokugawa period. The Joseon dynasty of Korea was invaded by the Qing dynasty.

The early 17th century including the early 1600s, late 1600s, early 1610s, and late 1610s can be connected. The early mid 17th century including the early 1620s, late 1620s, early 1630s, and late 1630s can be connected. The mid 17th century including the early 1640s, late 1640s, early 1650s, and late 1650s can be connected. The late mid 17th century including the early 1660s, late 1660s, early 1670s, and late 1670s can be connected. The late 17th century including the early 1680s, late 1680s, early 1690s, and late 1690s can be used to examine China. The Kangxi emperor ruled China.

18th century

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 used to examine China, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea. The Qing dynasty ruled China. Japanese isolation continued.

The early 18th century including the early 1700s, late 1700s, early 1710s, and late 1710s can be connected. The early mid 18th century including the early 1720s, late 1720s, early 1730s, and late 1730s can be connected. The mid 18th century including the early 1740s, late 1740s, early 1750s, and late 1750s can be connected. The late mid 18th century including the early 1760s, late 1760s, early 1770s, and late 1770s can be connected. The late 18th century including the early 1780s, late 1790s, early 1790s, and late 1790s can be connected.

19th century

The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be used to examine China, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea.

The early 19th century including the early 1800s, late 1800s, early 1810s, and late 1810s can be used to examine China. The Qing dynasty continued to rule China. The White Lotus rebellion was brought to an end. The early mid 19th century including the early 1820s, late 1820s, early 1830s, and late 1830s can be used to examine China. Trade relations with European countries became strained, as Chinese merchants would only accept silver for Chinese goods. The mid 19th century including the early 1840s, late 1840s, early 1840s, and late 1850s can be used to examine China. Following the Opium wars in which China ws defeated by the British, the Taiping rebellion against Manchu rule arose. The late mid 19th century including the early 1860s, late 1860s, early 1870s, and late 1870s can be used to examine China. The Taiping rebellion against Manchu rule was put down, but others arose. The late 19th century including the early 1880s, late 1880s, early 1890s, and late 1890s can be used to examine China. The late 19th century ended with the Boxer Rebellion.

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 used to examine China, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea.

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Created 25 Jan 2016, Last updated 26 Apr 2017