chinese revolution

Timeline created by Nathan T. Johnson
In History
  • The frustration of the Quing Court

    Frustrated by the Qing court's resistance to reform and by China's weakness, young officials, military officers, and students began to advocate the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty and the creation of a republic. They were inspired by the revolutionary ideas of Sun Yat-sen.
  • Wuchang uprising

    A revolutionary military uprising, the Wuchang Uprising, began on 10 October 1911, in Wuhan. The provisional government of the Republic of China was formed in Nanjing on 12 March 1912. Sun Yat-sen was declared President, but Sun was forced to turn power over to Yuan Shikai, who commanded the New Army and was Prime Minister under the Qing government
  • ther revolutionary alliance overthrows the last chinese emperor

    The Xinhai Revolution, or the Hsin-hai Revolution, also known as the Revolution of 1911 or the Chinese Revolution, was a revolution that overthrew China's last imperial dynasty, the Qing Dynasty, and established the Republic of China.
  • Mao Zedong's communist Party gains support from the peasants by giving them land

    Thus increasing Japanese power in China, in 1919 Chinese protesters began calling for a stronger more independent China. Some impressed by the result of the Russian Revolution of 1917. Mao Zedong was the led of Communists. He gained support for Communists cause in southeastern China by redistributing land to the peasants and offering them schooling and health care.
  • The Communist party formed

    In 1921, China's Communist Party was formed and was led by Mao by 1927. By 1949 they had gained power and control. They followed the model of Soviet Development. This included heavy industry and surpluses extracted from peasants
  • The communist party seizes control of China

    Was a civil war in China fought between forces loyal to the government of the Republic of China led by the Kuomintang (KMT) and forces of the Communist Party of China (CPC).[6] The war began in April 1927, amidst the Northern Expedition,[7] and essentially ended when major active battles ceased in 1950
  • Jiang Jieshi defeats Mao's communists and the communists flee in "the Long March"

    The Long March was a military retreat undertaken by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People's Liberation Army, to evade the pursuit of the Kuomintang (KMT or Chinese Nationalist Party) army. There was not one Long March, but a series of marches, as various Communist armies in the south escaped to the north and west
  • Mao Zedong's Communists Party Gains Peasant Support

    Mao Zedong was the leader of the Communists. He gained peasant support by redistribution land to them. He also supported the peasants and encouraged them to rise up.
  • Japan invades China in WWII suspending the civil war

    Called so after the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894–95, was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from 1937 to 1941. China fought Japan with some economic help from Germany , the Soviet Union and the United States
  • The five year plan

    The Five Year Plans of the People's Republic of China were to help China rise socially and economically. They shaped their economy based upon communism. There are 10 plans total.