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Name
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Surname
Birth of a brotherJoe Min
March 22, 1855
Chinese Conflicts
Punti–Hakka Clan Wars
1855

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Chinese Conflicts
Red Turban Rebellion
from 1854 to 1856

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15th President of the United States
James Buchanan
March 4, 1857

Chinese Conflicts
Second Opium War
from October 8, 1856 to October 24, 1860

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Note: The contestants were the Qing empire against a consortium of American and European powers. Again the…

The contestants were the Qing empire against a consortium of American and European powers. Again the Qing were defeated and lost port cities to the control of the western powers.

16th President of the United States
Abraham Lincoln
March 4, 1861

Chinese Conflicts
Taiping Rebellion
from December 1850 to August 1864

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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

18th President of the United States
Ulysses S Grant
March 4, 1869

Event
First transcontinental railroad
from 1863 to May 10, 1869

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Death of a paternal grandfatherZHOU ManJung
June 17, 187420:00 Age: 72 years

19th President of the United States
Rutherford B Hayes
March 4, 1877

Death of a paternal grandmotherHuang Shee
April 11, 187718:00

20th President of the United States
James A Garfield
March 4, 1881

21st President of the United States
Chester A Arthur
September 19, 1881

22nd President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1885

23rd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison
March 4, 1889

Death of a fatherZHOU Jian Ting
189020:00

24th President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1893

Death of a brother
1894

Text: 幼故—died early
Cause: killed by theives
Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895

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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.

25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897

Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901

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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

Death of a motherLIU Shee
190302:00

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909

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

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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

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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.

Death of a brotherJoe Min
1909

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930

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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.

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932

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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

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943

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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'.

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941

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

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945

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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

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945

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

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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

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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

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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

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34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976

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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.

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18551909
Birth: March 22, 1855龙头环, 石岐, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: 1909
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