Photo of Feng Guozhang, acting president of the Republic of China, and his staff, taken in Peking on 10 Oct 1917.

The Lansing-Ishii Agreement of 1917 temporarily guaranteed commercial relations for Americans in China at a time when Japan was challenging U.S. interests with its advances onto the Asian mainland. The agreement symbolized Washington’s and Tokyo’s cooperation during World War I, but was quickly replaced by renewed rivalry when the United

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:56-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Governance, International Relations|Comments Off on Lansing-Ishii Agreement (Lánxīn Shíjǐng xiédìng 蓝辛石井协定)|Lánxīn Shíjǐng xiédìng 蓝辛石井协定 (Lansing-Ishii Agreement)

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