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  • China's Discovering Of America
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    During the 15th century, the Chinese had one of the most advanced naval fleets known to man. As a result, China was able to establish many trade routes to places such as Africa, India, Singapore, etc... If the Chinese wanted to, they could have sailed all the way to Europe and even as far as North America. However, the Chinese ran into some political problems that prevented explorations in the future. If they had continued their voyages, it would have been possible for them to have discovered th...
  • Relations With Communist China
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    Chiang Kai-shek: Chou En-lai (Zhou Enlai): 1898-1975 One of the leaders of the Communist Party of China, and prime minister of the Chinese People's Republic from its inception in 1949 until his death, born in Hua ian, Kiangsu Province, China. In 1927 he became a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China, and in 1932 was appointed to succeed Mao Zedong as political commissar of the Red Army, but after 1935, following Mao's elevation, he served him faithfully, becoming the Party's ch...
  • Young Deng Xiaoping
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    Introduction "I don't care if the cat is black or white, I just want it to kill the mice". - Deng Xiaoping. Deng Xiaoping has been the individual with the most impact on China since the 1970's. Along with Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, he is looked at as one of the key figures in evolution of communism in China. Deng Xiaoping will be remembered as a national hero, but this was not always the case. The real story of Deng includes the fact that, on more than one occasion, his peers ostracized him. Dur...
  • Market Economy In China And Mao
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    Overview China in the 20th century has been going through enormous changes. From colonialism and imperialism to republicanism, from communism to capitalism, and from underdevelopment to a country maintaining over 10% economic growth for over ten years. In this research paper, I will focus on the transition of China from a Communist command economy to a type of market economy as well as the economic fluctuations throughout this period. In 1949 Oct 1, the People's Republic of China was established...
  • Chinese Communist Attitude Toward China's Traditional Past
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    To say that the Chinese Communist revolution is a non-Western revolution is more than a clich'e. That revolution has been primarily directed, not like the French Revolution but against alien Western influences that approached the level of domination and drastically altered China's traditional relationship with the world. Hence the Chinese Communist attitude toward China's traditional past is selectively critical, but by no means totally hostile. The Chinese Communist revolution, and the foreign ...
  • Chinese Communist Party And Nationalism
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    China The history of China is embed ed with revolution and tension dating back to the feudal periods and the ' first unified Chinese empire under Qi Shi Huang Di in 221 B.C. ' The Confucianism ideology entrenched in the minds of the Chinese people with its conservative base and the need to achieve harmony in society has yet to be reached and most likely, never will. The proletariat is at the heart of the Marxist-Maoist approach to politics and the basic way of life for the Chinese masses conside...
  • China's Communist Party
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    As many other countries around the world China has its long history of a struggle for equality and prosperity against tyrants and dictatorships. The establishment of People's Republic of China in 1949 seemed to have put an end to that struggle for a better life. "The Chinese people have stood up!" declared Mao Tse-tung, the chairman of China's Communist Party (CPP) - a leading political force in the country for the time. The people were defined as a coalition of four social classes: the workers,...
  • Future Of China
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    IF MAO HAD COME TO WASHINGTON: AN ESSAY IN ALTERNATIVES Before examining the circumstances and reasons for this procedure, let us imagine instead that, following a more normal process, the message had been duly forwarded to the 'highest officials, ' and had received an affirmative response which is 9944/100 percent unlikely but not absolutely impossible. If Mao and Chou had then gone to Washington, if they had succeeded in persuading Roosevelt of the real and growing strength of their sub-govern...
  • Deng Xiaoping And Mao Tse Tung
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    Deng Xiaoping China has a long history with several great leaders, but none of those leaders have even come close to being as great as Deng Xiaoping. Deng Xiaoping was a loyal communist who sacrificed his own life so his people could have abetter one. During his long political career, he served as a Communistpolitcommissar of the 129th Division (Liu-Deng Army) from 1929 to 1949. Aspolitcommissar, he bravely and successfully fought the Nationalists. In 1945, he was elected to the Central Committe...
  • Republic Of China Sun Yatsen
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    Rise of Communism in China Introduction The main reason why the Communists came to power in China was because of the failing policies and actions used by Kuomintang (Chinese Nationalists) of which the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) took advantage. However in addition to that, there were also significant factors such as the poor conditions during the beginning of the twentieth century in the Republic of China and the Japanese War (1937-1945), that led to the insufficiency and weakness of the GMD (...
  • Chinese Nationalist Leader Like Mao Zedong
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    Sun Yat-sen is considered to be a father of' modern China. He began his political career by attempting to organize reform groups of Chinese exiles in Hong Kong. After numerous exiles he returned to China and headed the revolutionary movement. In 1923 he finally emerged as president of China. Little Red Book is the collection of Mao Zedong quotes. During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, this red book was popularly used by the Little Red Guard, which created the cult of Mao... The Opium War, also ...
  • Mao And The Communist Government
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    The Cultural Revolution was designed to destroy all of the culture of pre-communist China, to establish a new more perfect communist society, and to punish his critics of the Great Leap Forward. He sought out to do this by any means possible. The plan he came up with was clever but yet very destructive on the whole of China. Through Mao's domestic diplomacy, he convinced the easiest influenced people in China, the peasants and the youth, to join in the fight to cleanse China from all Western and...
  • Major Contribution To Communist Takeover Of China
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    Why were the Communists able to come to power in China The Communists were able to come to power principally because of the policies and actions used by the Guomindang of which the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) took advantage. However in addition to this, there were also significant factors such as the conditions during the beginning of the twentieth century complications in the republic China and the Japanese War (1937-45), which led to the vulnerability and insufficiency of the GMD during the ...
  • Communist Party Leadership And Mao
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    Mao turned China into a complete Totalitarianism state. It was the Communist ideology that ran the country. All social, political, economic, Cultural and intellectual activities were in some way controlled by Mao. Mao set many rules by which the people were to live by making China at the time, a totalitarianism state. At the time of Maos birth, Emperor Yuan ruled China in the Qing dynasty. The Qing dynasty had been controlling China since 1644 and had never been popular. Members of the Qing dyna...
  • Chiang Kai Shek's Domestic Economic Policy
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    I. Introduction During the final years of the Sino-Japanese war (1944-45), hegemony over Mainland China was distinctly split between the contending authorities of the Kuomintang (KMT or Nationalist Party) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Despite attempts to settle their differences through American-mediated negotiations, in August of 1945, Chiang refused Mao's demand for a free election, and Mao would not give up arms without a KMT guarantee to relinquish its one-party monopoly. By the end...
  • Most Famous Propaganda Art Work From China
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    On October 1st 1949, Chairman Mao Zedong, leader of the Communist Party of China, declared the fall of Chiang Kai-shek's reactionary government, and announced the creation of the new People's Republic of China. However, the good chairman did not achieve this victory by military might alone; through the utilization of propagandistic artwork the communist party was able to win the support of the ailing masses. By examining the propaganda pieces used from the outbreak of the Chinese Civil War, thro...
  • China During The Cold War
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    When the Japanese invaded China in 1937, a civil war was raging between the Nationalists and the Communists. The Communists held an advantage in northwestern China with the help of their leader, Mao Zedong. They won Chinese peasants' loyalty by preparing them for war, putting forth effort to teach literacy, and improved food production. This section of the Chinese army controlled much of northern China by 1945. During the Communists's uc cess in northeast China, the Nationalist forces dominated ...
  • Deng Xiaoping
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    Deng Xiaoping's influences on the daily life of the Chinese people caused him to be portrayed as one of the greatest leaders of Chinese history. George Church recorded that Deng's openness to technological advances and new ideas changed the Chinese economy forever (26). For these reasons, Deng Xiaoping was chosen to be Time's Man of the Year for his accomplishments leading up to the year 1985. Born Deng Ximian (1904-1997) he changed his name as a young, Pro-Marxist revolutionary (Landsberger). A...
  • China And Russia
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    The Sino-Soviet split was an increase in tensions between the China and USSR relations, particularly strong during the late 1950's. Salisbury writes, "The Sino-Soviet split [was] the deepest, most serious confrontation yet to arise in the Communist world... ". , caused primarily by the differences in ideologies of how the two countries viewed communism. They were formed independently of each other, had different attitudes towards imperialist countries, were under different technological circumst...
  • China And Chiang's Nationalists And The Communists
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    Man's Fate: A Historical Criticism Introduction The focus of this historical criticism is on why Andre Malraux, (1901-1976) created the novel Man's Fate and the events that shaped it. To lend substance to the literary relevance of this work, one can look into the background of the main characters, deciding whether or not Malraux has based his work on actual martyrs. One can gain further insight into Man's Fate by looking at Malraux's beliefs themselves. Man's Fate is an unflinching look at some ...

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