Political map of East Asia and the Western Pacific 7 September 1901 (Boxer Protocol): In August 1900, the Allies captured Peking (Battle of Peking (1900)), defeating the remnants of the Boxer Rebellion over the following year. Peace was concluded with the Boxer Protocol, in which the Allies forced China to pay a large indemnity and allow continued foreign military access to Peking as a guard against future uprisings.