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Boxer Rebellion (1899 - 1901) China


The boxer rebellion
Also known as: 义和团
Also known as: Yi He Tuan
Date event started: 0000-00-00
Date event ended: 0000-00-00
Short summary The Boxer Rebellion, also known as Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement, was a proto-nationalist movement by the Righteous Harmony Society in China between 1898 and 1901, opposing foreign imperialism and Christianity. The uprising took place in response to foreign "spheres of influence" in China, with grievances ranging from opium traders, political invasion, economic manipulation, to missionary evangelism. In June 1900 in Beijing, Boxer fighters threatened foreigners and forced them to seek refuge in the Legation Quarter. In response, the initially hesitant Empress Dowager Cixi, urged by the conservatives of the Imperial Court, supported the Boxers and declared war on foreign powers. Diplomats, foreign civilians and soldiers, and Chinese Christians in the Legation Quarter were under siege by the Imperial Army of China and the Boxers for 55 days. The siege was ended when the Eight-Nation Alliance brought 20,000 armed troops to China, defeated the Imperial Army, and captured Beijing. The Boxer Protocol of 7 September 1901 ended the uprising and provided for severe punishments, including an indemnity of 67 million pounds (450 million taels of silver), more than the government's annual tax revenue, to be paid as indemnity over a course of thirty-nine years to the eight nations involved. The eight nations are: Britain, United States, Austria-Hungary, France,Italy, Russia, Japan, and Germany. The United States returned part of the money to start the Boxer Indemnity Scholarship Program.
Country then: China
Country Now: China
Weblink http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxer_rebellion
Event Era: Qing dynasty

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