GUAN

Name
/GUAN/
Surname
GUAN
Residence
上海, China
Latitude: 31.222 Longitude: 121.475
Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
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Source citation: Boxer Rebellion Wikipedia

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
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912
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Source citation: Qing Dynasty Wikipedia

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
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930
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Source citation: Tong Wars Wikipedia

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.

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Mus…

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

Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
Birth of a sister
about 1902
苏州, China
Latitude: 31.319 Longitude: 120.637
Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
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.

Note: Source citation: The Great San Francisco Earthquake Wikipedia
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
Global conflict
World War I
Note:

Source citation: World War One Wikipedia

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930
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Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia

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Worldwide economic downturn.

Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
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Source citation: Mukden Incident Wikipedia

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
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
Note: Source citation: Second Sino Japanese War (WW@) Wikipedia
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.

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia

Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia

Death of a sister
about 1939
Suzhou, China
Latitude: 31.319 Longitude: 120.6375
World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Note: Source citation: Attack on Pearl Harbor Wikipedia
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The date the United States enters WW2.

Global Conflict
World War II
Note:

Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia

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Western world's time period for World War II.

Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
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Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.

Note: Source citation: Internment of Japanese Americans Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
Note: Source citation: Communist Nationalist Civil War Wikipedia
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This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong

China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
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Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950
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Source citation: McCarthyism Wikipedia

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
Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
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Source citation: Korean War Wikipedia

35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
American Conflicts
Vietnam War
Note:

Source citation: Vietnam_War Wikipedia

Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976
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.

Note: Source citation: Cultural Revolution Wikipedia
American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965
Note: Source citation: Chinese Confession Program Wikipedia
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.

39th President of the United States
Jimmy Carter
Death of a sister
上海, China
Latitude: 35.8616 Longitude: 104.1953
40th President of the United States
Ronald Reagan
41st President of the United States
George H W Bush
42nd President of the United States
Bill Clinton
Death of a father
Death
yes
Family with parents
father
younger sister
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亦秋
18981939
Birth: about 1898Suzhou, China
Death: about 1939Suzhou, China
5 years
younger sister
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婉文
19021980
Birth: about 1902苏州, China
Death: February 6, 1980上海, China
himself
brother
Private
brother