Boxer Uprising

Anti-foreign sentiments in China boiled over in 1898 with the Boxer Uprising. Members of the Society of the Righteous and Harmonious Fists.


Proto-nationalist movement by the "Righteous Harmony Society" in China between 1898 and 1901, opposing foreign imperialism and Christianity.


Encouraged by Empress Tzu-Hsi Boxers attacked foreigners and Chines Christians. June 1900 140,000 occupied Beijing but were defeated August.