Fong Shee Low, 18981951 (aged 53 years)

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Fong /Shee Low/
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Birth 1898
Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 3 years)

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Note: An anti-foreigner rebellion of Chinese peasants and eventually the Qing empire against a consortium…

An anti-foreigner rebellion of Chinese peasants and eventually the Qing empire against a consortium of western and Japanese troops.

26th President of the United States
Theodore Roosevelt
September 14, 1901 (aged 3 years)

Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 8 years)

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Note: Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chin…

Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chinese to claim American citizenship.

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 11 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 14 years)

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Note: 2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and c…

2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and customs. However, they did force men to wear the queue. Neo-Confucianism was made the official doctrine, demanding loyalty to the emperor, but Chinese culture was preserved and Chinese were excluded only from the very senior court positions. Increasing European trade causedforeign powers divide China into spheres of influence. The Boxer uprising caused the downfall of this last dynasty. source

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 15 years)

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 20 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 23 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 25 years)

Birth of a sonGeorge Low
August 27, 1924 (aged 26 years)
Suisun, CA, USA
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31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 31 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 32 years)

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Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urba…

These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 32 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 34 years)

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Note: Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a…

Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a Great Britan like empire calling it the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. The Japan's defeat to the Soviet during the Battles of Khalkhin Gol set the stage for the Japan's Pearl Harbor attack and war with the United States.

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 35 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 45 years)

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Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. [Poster: 'Chinese Mu…

An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 47 years)

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Note: Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, aft…

Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, after subjugating Manchukuo.

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 43 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 47 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 51 years)

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 47 years)

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 52 years)

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Note: An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the [Domino theory](…

An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory

Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 48 years)

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 51 years)

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Note: This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong
China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 51 years)

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Death of a husbandOn Low
July 9, 1951 (aged 53 years) Age: 69
Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (on the date of death)

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (24 years after death)

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Note: The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Gua…

The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Guards made tracing Chinese Americans family heritage even harder. This represented Mao Zedong' s attempt to regain local control of China.

Death August 19, 1951 (aged 53 years) Age: 53
Cause of death: Fire
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On Low
18821951
Birth: February 24, 1882谿角, 谿角鄉, 中山, 廣東, 中國
Death: July 9, 1951Alameda County, CA
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George Low
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19242014
Birth: August 27, 1924Suisun, CA, USA
Death: January 31, 2014Nursing Care Facility in La Jolla, CA
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