History Girls

{March 16, 2011}   “Kill the foreign devils!”

In the early 20th century, foreign influence over China was great, which caused considerable unrest within the country. A group called the ‘Righteous Harmony Fists’ Popularly known as the ‘Boxers’ started a violent movement in a bid to rid China of the unwanted outside influence. In 1900, many foreigners and Chinese Christian converts were besieged in Peking by the Boxers who were supported by Imperial troops.

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