Reparto de China y África

Timeline created by Indira Valentina
  • Tratado de Tiajin

    Tratado de Tiajin
    China adquiere de manera forzada una indemnización que debe pagar a los países europeos.
  • Saqueo al Palacio de Verano y Hong Kong para Reino Unido

    Saqueo al Palacio de Verano y Hong Kong para Reino Unido
    Ingleses y franceses marchan en Pekín y hacen firmar tratados desiguales en los que se crea una nueva indemnización, se abre Tiajin y la península de Jiulong a los extranjeros, y se cede Hong Kong a Gran Bretaña.
  • Eve of the scramble for Africa

    Eve of the scramble for Africa
    Only ten percent of the continent was under the control of Western nations. The most important holdings were Algeria (France), the Cape Colony (United Kingdom) and Angola (Portugal).
    David Livingstone (March 19, 1813 – May 1, 1873) was a Scottish medical missionary and explorer of the Victorian era who traveled more than 29,000 miles, crisscrossing one-third of the continent of Africa for more than thirty years. He became one of the most famous of the European explorers.
  • China firma las convenciones de Zhifu

    China firma las convenciones de Zhifu
    Incidentes mínimos provocan demostraciones de fuerza inglesa que hizo que China cediera a la apertura de cinco puertos más.
  • Chonghou y el Tratado de San Petersburgo

    Chonghou y el Tratado de San Petersburgo
    Después de que acusan al embajador Chonghou como traidor, Rusia se niega a negociar con China hasta que se le retire la sentencia de muerte al exfuncionario chino. Al final China cede y firma el Tratado de Petersburgo, en el que además se recuperan los territorios de Zhetysu, que Rusia había invadido en 1871.
    Chonghou (7/oct/1826 – 26/mar/1893), fue un oficial y diplomático de la dinastía Qing, importante, entre otras cosas, por su participación en los conflictos que tuvo su país con Rusia.
  • Taiwan se anexa a Japón

    Taiwan se anexa a Japón
    Producto de los ataques japoneses que comenzaron en 1874.
  • Berlin Conference

    Berlin Conference
    The scramble for Africa led Bismarck to propose the Conference to the rival States.
  • French West Africa was founded

    French West Africa was founded
    Now the States of Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Benin and Niger. The federation existed from 1895 until 1958.
  • The 1898 Fashoda Incident

    The 1898 Fashoda Incident
    It was one of the most crucial conflicts on Europe's way of consolidating holdings in the continent. It brought Britain and France to the verge of war but ended in a major strategic victory for Britain, and provided the basis for the 1904 Entente Cordiale between the two rival countries.
  • Imperialism by John A. Hobson

    Imperialism by John A. Hobson
    In the booked, he explained that the shrinking of continental markets was a main factor of the global New Imperialism period. He inspired authors such as Lenin (1916), Trotsky or Hannah Arendt(1951).
    John Atkinson Hobson (July 6 1858 – April 1 1940) was an English economist and social scientist. Hobson is also known for his theory of underconsumption.
  • Algeciras Conference

    Algeciras Conference
    It was called to settle the dispute of Morocco (The Moroccan crisis). Germany had only Austria-Hungary by their side, while Britain, Russia, Italy, Spain, and the U.S. supported France.
  • Ota Benga in the Bronx Zoo

    Ota Benga in the Bronx Zoo
    In the United States, Madison Grant, head of the New York Zoological Society, exhibited pigmy Ota Benga in the Bronx Zoo alongside the apes and others.
  • French Equatorial Africa was founded

    French Equatorial Africa was founded
    It extended northwards from the Congo River into the Sahel, and comprising what are today the countries of Chad, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, and Gabon. (1910-1958
  • Results

    Results
    At that date, Britain took nearly 30 percent of Africa's population under its control, compared to 15 percent for France, 9 percent for Germany, 7 percent for Belgium and only 1 percent for Italy.
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    Dinastía Qing

    Fue la última dinastía que gobernó China, que además tuvo que hacer frente al imperialismo occidental.
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    Primera Guerra del Opio

    Fue la primera guerra anglo-china motivada por intereses comerciales en la que Inglaterra salió victoriosa.
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    Segunda Guerra del Opio

    En esta ocasión se involucra también Francia a la guerra contra China.
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    Ocupación rusa y Tratado de Livadia

    Durante este periodo, China adquirió la obligación de pagar una indemnización a Rusia, cediéndole además una porción de su territorio bajo el Tratado de Livadia.
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    Long Depression

    A time when Britain's balance of trade showed a growing deficit, with shrinking and increasingly protectionist continental markets.
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    First Boer War

    The UK consolidated its power over most of the colonies of South Africa in 1879 after the Anglo-Zulu War. The Boers protested and in December 1880 they revolted.
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    The Second Boer War

    The independent Boer republics of the Orange Free State and of the South African Republic (Transvaal) were this time defeated and absorbed into the British Empire.