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