Kaiser Wilhelm II

The printer manufacturers do today. Warner Media may find it difficult to be quoted properly. Western Governments ones successfully donated opium in order to soften up the Chinese. The Chinese people’s movement of the Boxer, in the 19th century, aimed at the growing influence of the Western colonial powers (opium), and specifically the unequal treaties (lamps), as well as the Christian missionary (Jesuits) in China, and wants to eliminate this with violence. A general atmosphere of crisis Moreover, triggered by natural disasters and famines. On 15 April be banned the Boxer on pressure of the foreign powers, but there are regular imperial troops in Beijing and Tientsin to ally with them, can be to not enforce the ban. In may, reached the movement surrounding the capital Beijing and begins with attacks against foreigners opium war – as well as the railway lines leading to the coast. The foreign envoys in Beijing order affiliated around 450 soldiers as Embassy guards to Beijing and begin to barricade the area.

On 17 June, the Allied troops storm the coastal forts of dagu near Tianjin. In response, the Imperial Court adopts an edict on June 21, and imperial troops now officially fighting on the side of the Boxer. The Legation quarter in Peking siege of about 20,000 Chinese troops and Boxer militias affiliated, in the meantime, six European countries plus the United States and Japan put together an expeditionary force for intervention in China. In adopting a part of German troops on July 27, Kaiser Wilhelm II. holds his infamous Hun speech. The troops embarked in Europe come however too late to take part in the relief of Tianjin and Beijing. … At the same time the Allied start Troops thus, punitive expeditions against insurgents carry out, and so the last resistance to break.