The Boxer Rebellion was an important part of Chinese History, as it proved the downfall of the Qing Dynasty.
- March 1898: Boxer activity begins in response to German and British
- July 1898: Emperor Guangxu begins the Hundred Days Reform, which ended in a
- October 1898: As a result of the conservative shift in the Imperial Government,
- January 1900: After foreigners arrive in China and place demands to allow the
- June 1900: The Boxers, supported by Imperial Troops, attack several foreign
- June 10, 1900: 2,000 Marines, led by British Vice Admiral Edward Seymour
- June 19, 1900: Facing stiff resistance, Seymour's forces begin their retreat
- June 20, 1900: The envoy of the German Empire, Klemens Freiherr von Ketteler,
- June 21, 1900: In response to demands from allied forces for redress, Empress
- June 25, 1900: The First Intervention force, led by Seymour, finally completes
- July 17, 1900: The Eight-Nation Alliance, which had been building since June,
- July 27, 1900: Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany orders his soldiers to "make the
- August 4, 1900: 20,000 of the 52,000 allied troops begin their march to Peking,
- August 14, 1900: After fighting through humid temperatures up to 110 degrees
- September 7, 1901: The Qing court is forced to sign the "Boxer Protocol",ordering for the execution of ten high ranking officials and tthe payment of over 333 million US dollars in reparations. This would prevent the Qing from ever modernizing.
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