启元, 19181966 (aged 48 years)

Name
/應/启元
Given names
启元
Surname
Birth March 7, 1918

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 8 months)

Source:
Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Birth of a sister纨云
May 7, 1919 (aged 1 year)

Birth of a brotherYING QiYuan
November 15, 1920 (aged 2 years)

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 2 years)

Birth of a brother启浩
1922 (aged 3 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 5 years)

Death of a mother圆香
November 1925 (aged 7 years)

Birth of a half-sister琏云
1927 (aged 8 years)

Death of a sister俊婵
1928 (aged 9 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 10 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 11 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 11 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 13 years)

Source:
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 14 years)

Death of a fatherYING ErGuan
September 1940 (aged 22 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 24 years)

Source:
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'.

33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 27 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 27 years)

Source:
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 30 years)

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World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 23 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 27 years)

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 31 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 30 years)

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Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 31 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 28 years)

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Death of a half-sister琏云
June 1947 (aged 29 years)

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

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 35 years)

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Death of a paternal grandmother雅娣
1961 (aged 42 years)

35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 42 years)

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 45 years)

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 57 years)

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 57 years)

Source:
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 (aged 46 years)

Source:
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 of a fatherYING ErGuan

Death September 4, 1966 (aged 48 years)

Family with parents
father
mother
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
13 months
himself
14 months
younger sister
19 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
sister
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Father’s family with 月香
father
step-mother
half-sister
half-brother
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half-brother
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half-brother
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half-sister
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Family with 丁梅
himself
partner
daughter
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daughter
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daughter
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