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6th Century BC-1911 AD:

Confinement and oppression of Chinese women abounds.

1912-1928:

Last Chinese monarchy ends. Sun Yat-sen and his successor Yuan Shikai attempt to restore monarchy and are rivaled by warlords.

1917-1921:

Revolution in Chinese thought and culture known as the May Fourth Movement. Also, Marxism arrives in China and the Chinese Communist Party begins with Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung) in attendance.

1921-1927:

Chinese Nationalists (Kuomintang) and Russian Communists join forces.

1925:

Chiang Kai-shek takes over military command of Kuomintang.

1937:

Japanese invasion of China.

1937-1945:

Rapid growth of the Chinese Communist Party, with Mao a national leader. Many Chinese come to the United States under a new immigration law that permits 105 Chinese per year to enter.

1949:

People's Republic of China forms with Mao Zedong as chairman.

1965:

The Chinese immigration quota is abolished.

1966-1969:

The Chinese Cultural Revolution is led by Mao to destroy the liberal elements in...

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