YING YongChang, 19021962 (aged 60 years)

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Name
/應/永昌
Given names
永昌
Surname
Name
/YING/ YongChang
Given names
YongChang
Surname
YING
Birth October 26, 1902

Residence
上海, CHN
Latitude: 31.22435 Longitude: 121.4759Google Maps™Bing Maps™OpenStreetMap™

Birth of a sister秀娥
June 14, 1904 (aged 1 year)

Birth of a brother志良
May 19, 1907 (aged 4 years)

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 6 years)

Death of a sisterYING Wangshi
October 14, 1912 (aged 9 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 9 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

Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 3 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.

Birth of a brother晋泰
June 24, 1906 (aged 3 years)

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 10 years)

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 16 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Death of a fatherYING MaoSheng
about 1919 (aged 16 years)

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 18 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 20 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 26 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 27 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 27 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 29 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 30 years)

Death of a brotherYING Zhuguan
about 1940 (aged 37 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 40 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 42 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 39 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 42 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 46 years)

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 42 years)

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 43 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 47 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 46 years)

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Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 47 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

34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 50 years)

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 50 years)

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Death of a wifeYE JieFu
February 6, 1955 (aged 52 years)

Death of a sisterYING RuiJuan
May 1956 (aged 53 years)

Death of a sisterYING YiXi
December 14, 1959 (aged 57 years)

35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 58 years)

Death of a brother志良
April 30, 1961 (aged 58 years)

Death of a brotherYING YongGuan
December 1961 (aged 59 years)

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (on the date of death)

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (13 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.

American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (2 years after death)

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Note: A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry…

A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry status of paper sons. This caused much fear and distrust among the Chinese American population. The number of participants were less than initially predicted.

Death November 28, 1962 (aged 60 years)

Family with parents
father
mother
brother
elder sister
-6 years
elder sister
-1 years
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
5 years
elder brother
4 years
himself
20 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
11 months
younger brother
Family with YE JieFu
himself
partner
daughter
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daughter
Private
son
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