By: Daniel, Dillon, Kyran
What is it?
The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer uprising or Yihetuan Movement was an anti-imperialist uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1898 and 1900.
Define the Boxer Rebellion
In 1900, in what became known as the Boxer Rebellion a Chinese secret organization called the Society of the Righteous and Harmonious Fists led an uprising in northern China against the spread of Western and Japanese influence there. The rebels, referred to by Westerners as Boxers because they performed physical exercises they believed would make them able to withstand bullets.