The Early 1900s

1900 - The chinese are tired of foreigners in their land and a group of them begin “the Boxer rebellion,” killing these foreigners. Dr. Sun Yat Sen is one of the chinese citizens who fights against the boxer rebellion. england and france unite for the first time since the norman invasions of 1066 AD, to put the rebellion down.

1908 - Oil is found in Persia. THis will lead to conflict a little more than ten years later, with the shah coming to power in 1921.

1914 - 1918    World War I