CHENG, 18621942 (aged 80 years)

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Surname
CHENG
Birth 1862

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Chinese Conflicts
Taiping Rebellion
from December 1850 to August 1864 (aged 2 years)

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Note: The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a…

The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a theocratic Christian based society. The Qing had to seek help from France and the United Kingdom. This weakened the central Qing government and saw the rise of warlords.

17th President of the United States
Andrew Johnson
April 15, 1865 (aged 3 years)

Birth of a sisterCHENG
1868 (aged 6 years)

18th President of the United States
Ulysses S Grant
March 4, 1869 (aged 7 years)

Event
First transcontinental railroad
from 1863 to May 10, 1869 (aged 7 years)

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Death of a paternal grandfatherZHENG YaoShun
December 1, 1869 (aged 7 years)

Birth of a brotherCHENG Gum Ting
1872 (aged 10 years)

19th President of the United States
Rutherford B Hayes
March 4, 1877 (aged 15 years)

Birth of a brotherCHENG Bou Ting
January 30, 1879 (aged 17 years)

Birth of a sisterCHENG
1879 (aged 17 years)

20th President of the United States
James A Garfield
March 4, 1881 (aged 19 years)

21st President of the United States
Chester A Arthur
September 19, 1881 (aged 19 years)

22nd President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1885 (aged 23 years)

Birth of a brotherCHENG Gin Ting
September 18, 1885 (aged 23 years)

23rd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison
March 4, 1889 (aged 27 years)

Birth of a brotherHarry Jang Lowe
October 1892 (aged 30 years)
24th President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1893 (aged 31 years)

Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895 (aged 33 years)

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Note: This conflict represented failure of the Qing dynasty's military modernization versus Imperial Japan…

This conflict represented failure of the Qing dynasty's military modernization versus Imperial Japan Meiji Restoration's military advancement. The result was ceding of Taiwan and Korea to Japan.

Birth of a brotherCHENG Mou Ting
May 9, 1895 (aged 33 years)

25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 35 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 39 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 39 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 50 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 44 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 47 years)

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 51 years)

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 56 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Death of a fatherCHENG Sei Kou
1919 (aged 57 years)

Death of a motherFANG Shi
1921 (aged 59 years)

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 59 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 61 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 67 years)

Death of a brotherCHENG Gin Ting
February 24, 1930 (aged 68 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 68 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 68 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 70 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 71 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 81 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 83 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.

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 87 years)

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 83 years)

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 88 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

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 79 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Death 1942 (aged 80 years)

Family with parents
father
Generation 21-23
世球
18431919
Birth: 1843Dai Pong Tou, Guangdong, China
Death: 1919
mother
Marriage Marriage
Marriage Marriage
herself
7 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
7 years
younger brother
11 months
younger sister
7 years
younger brother
21-23
雲间
18851930
Birth: September 18, 1885
Death: February 24, 1930
7 years
younger brother
Harry Jang Lowe
靄廷
18921972
Birth: October 1892大龐頭, Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
Death: May 1972Berkeley, CA, USA
3 years
younger brother
Family with FONG
husband
herself
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