1750 - 1900

1793 The Chinese reject British requests for open trade. The Chinese didn't want to trade with Britain. The Chinese emperor said there was no need to import the manufactures of outside barbarians.


1798 Napoleon invades Egypt. Napoleon the ruler of France takes over Egypt this happened in Egypt.


1830's Famine and rebellions start in Japan.


1838-1842 opium war in China


1838-1876 Tanzimat reforms


1850-1864 Taiping uprising in China


1853 Admiral Perry arrives in Japan


1868 Meiji restoration in Japan


1894-1895 Sino-Japanese war


1896 Ethiopian defeat of Italy preserves Ethiopia's independence


1899-1901 Boxer rebellion in China


1904-1905 Russo-Japanese war


1908 Young Turk takeover in Ottoman Empire


1910 Japan annexes Korea


1911 Chinese revolution