Boxer Rebellion

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 38 - About 376 Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Boxer Rebellion

    • 756 Words
    • 4 Pages

    The Boxer Rebellion Have you ever heard about the boxer rebellion? The boxer rebellion started on November 2nd 1899 and was a rebellion was aimed at expelling all foreign powers from china, using violent force. This rebellion would target Christians and foreigner and that would affect China even more. The rebellion would cause of many death and would catch the attention of western powers and ultimately ending the Quig dynasty. The cause of the rebellion would date back to the mid 1800’s during the opium wars. The opium war was between Britain and china over the opium trade. The chines lost this war and suffered great casualties. This would affect china because foreign countries seized control of land causing overcrowding and famine. Peasants…

    • 756 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Essay On Boxer Rebellion

    • 808 Words
    • 4 Pages

    The Boxer Uprising of 1898-1900 , is a peasant movement which was doomed to fail from its conception primarily due to its divided and leaderless structure, was a reaction to a series of factors, most of the factors were caused by western imperialsm and Japanese imperialism and the weak and again also caused by divided Qing government. One of the most important factors for this rebellion was arguably the western religious influence in china. The rebells as the western called the rebels the…

    • 808 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Boxer Rebellion Summary

    • 1173 Words
    • 5 Pages

    I. Anti-Imperialist uprisings in China had torn the country apart and the Boxer Rebellion initiated a nationalist movement against the invasion of foreigners and foreign dogmas during the Qing Dynasty. This text detailed the intricate origins this rebellion with explicit detail and support for its claims of origin. While this rebellion ended in the defeat of Chinese rebels because of the intervention of the Great powers , it remains an important part of Chinese nationalistic history. The…

    • 1173 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Background to the Boxer Rebellion The Boxer Rebellion was a group within China that lasted from 1898 to 1900. At its prime time , the rebellion wanted to get rid of the unwanted influence of Western nations. The rebellion was able to gain support am ngst the large population and poor unemployed people in northern China. The force of the Boxer Rebellion was a secret society called the Righteous and Harmonious Fists. Made up of poor and non working young Chinese men, the society was labeled 'The…

    • 685 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    uprising in China. During the rebellion there was an imbalance between social classes and power. Unfortunately, this created instability among the Chinese, leading to the 1911 revolution. Foreign influences in China were seen as unfortunate at this time, but it united people together to rebel and revolutionize China into a better country. Before the Boxer Rebellion the United States established an Open Door Policy in China. The policy gave clarity to foreign powers about…

    • 926 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    The Boxer Rebellion began in 1898 in the Qing Dynasty of China. During this rebellion there was an ongoing question of which side was fighting for the more “just” outcome because each had a very different opinion of what justice was. The Boxers were fighting against the British invaders and trying to unify China by ridding it of Christian influence. The foreigners were trying to make money by selling opium to the Chinese. Each side thought the other side is evil but they did not try to…

    • 929 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Her poetry reflected these sentiments. Phrases such as, “that person’s behavior is worse than an animal’s,” “he treats me as less than nothing,” and “when I think of him… it’s absolutely unbearable,” reference her husband. Poems describing current events and the worrisome fate of Chinese women were also written during this time. Qiu’s discussion of the Boxer Rebellion of China and occupation of Beijing can be found among these writings. Maintaining some of her independence, Qiu learned how…

    • 800 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    mad because foreigners are take their jobs. The businesses of China are hiring foreigners because they have better knowledge and technology. Christian missionaries are helping the Chinese people by teaching them new customs. Some of the Chinese people are started to rebel against the missionaries. The majority of the people that went against the Chinese were known as “boxers” to the foreigners. Boxers were the poor people of China that went against the missionaries. They were known as boxers…

    • 271 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    Q8. The Taiping Rebellion and the Boxer Rebellion had several similarities between the two; on the other hand, they had a handful of differences. The main similarity the two shared was the fact that they were both violent uprisings located in China. Adding to this, they both used fighting in order to share their beliefs and disagreements with the way things were currently operating. The Taiping Rebellion and the Boxer Rebellion had similar means when it came to the action that took part in…

    • 1134 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Boxer Rebellion

    • 1147 Words
    • 5 Pages

    The Boxers targeted Christians in China because they perceived Christianity as a threat to Chinese culture and a purveyor of political and economic corruption. But despite the close proximity of many Christians in China to the danger posed by the Boxers, the majority of foreign and native Christians in China were unaware of the peril they faced by 1900. The Boxers, who viewed foreign corruption of Chinese culture as a problem that needed immediate eradication, set out to drive all foreigners…

    • 1147 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 38