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  • 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...
  • China After The Hundred Days Reform
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    The collapse of the Chinese Imperial system in 1911 was an event that had been in the making since the mid 1850's. Between 1850 and 1911 there were many uprisings and wars fought in China. These events compounded and eventually caused a Republican Revolution that forever changed the face of Chinese History. This paper will attempt to explain the causes and events that led to the Republican Revolution of 1911 In the 103 days from June 11 to September 21, 1898, the Qing emperor, Guangxu (1875-1908...
  • Major Flaw In Rome's Empire
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    There are some smaller arguments, but the main reason China was more successful in their empire was because of the succession of emperors, Rome usually had tremendous amounts of conflict when the power would change hands, whereas China did not. The Chinese had a certain excuse, for the actions that were taken when an old dynasty was overthrown. At a time of succession in Rome, there was usually a civil war, or many deaths to finally see who the new emperor was. Rome had one major flaw when gradu...
  • Death Of Zheng He China
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    The situation, technology and resources of China all came together to help the Ming Dynasty to launch the seven voyages. The timing was perfect for the launch of the voyages. The Ming Dynasty was the responsible party for reclaiming the rule of China, under the Chinese people. The Chinese looked at the Mongol rule in China as an insult to the power and greatness of their land. China had a history, a culture and traditions that the Chinese felt were superior to the rest of the world. So when the ...
  • Role In The Political Structure Of China
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    Although there have been women in China that have held positions of power and even lead in prominent positions, the history of the Chinese civilization has been one of male dominance. "Unfortunately, no level of leadership, education or social prominence for women has changed the patriarchal nature of traditional Chinese society (Perry 279)". Women in Chinese society are still considered to be a possession of the man or are looked upon as servants. Because they are seen in this manner, except fo...
  • Military Matters K Ang Hsi
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    Emperor of China Hard Work The Self Portrait of K ang-Hsi is a work unlike any other that a typical reader could expect to encounter. It is both educational and exciting, incorporating many elements such as morality, history, and wisdom, that when combined, stun the reader into admiration for one of China's greatest emperors. The Emperor Of China is a beautifully written masterpiece both on the part of the author K ang-Hsi and the editor Jonathan Spence. The book takes its readers into the 17th ...
  • Emperors Dealings With The Common People
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    Compassion: An Important Value Emperor of China, is an incredible biography of the second emperor, K'ang-hsi (1661-1722), and his life as part of the last Chinese imperialistic dynasty, the Qing. Based on the writings of the emperor, court records and later secondary sources, the book follows the emperor through his struggles with opposition, Manchurian and Han nobility, his troubled relationships with his numerous sons, his old age, and his legacy. By reading K'ang-Hsi's own words as he writes ...
  • Emperor Of The Qin Dynasty
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    What events led to the establishment of the Qin Empire? What school of political thought did the emperor follow? What did he accomplish? The Qin Dynasty, despite its brief duration, had a long background. As early as the eighth century B.C., the state arose in the Wei Valley, where the Zhou had earlier commenced political life. The Qin simultaneously absorbed two ways of life. Over five centuries, its kings slowly expanded their domains. By 221 B.C., they had conquered all China as it then exist...
  • Advanced Army Of The Ch In State
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    Shi Huangdi, self-named the First Emperor of China, was responsible for some of the greatest advancements of Classical China, due to his erratic and selfish style of governing. The Ch " in (or Qin) Empire lasted from only 221-206 BC however in those few years Huangdi made unprecedented advances in technological and political philosophies, which stayed intact for many years following his reign. Huangdi's methods were very harsh and controversial, however his success as an absolute power advocate ...
  • Ujitada Didnft
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    The Tale of Matsura is based in Medieval Japan. The main character in the story is Ujitada the son of Tachibana no Fuyuaki and Princess Au ska. His is from Fujiwara the old capital of Japan. Since Ujitada was young, he was good at playing many different instruments and soon his skills surpassed his teachers. He was also ale to compose Chinese poems at seven. At twelve years old he had his ceremony to become an adult. After his ceremony, the king gave Ujitada rank and office in his court. At 16 h...
  • Relations Between China And The West
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    In my essay I am going to examine evidence of China's history from the late 19th century to the early 21st century and see how the relations between China and the West changed. I intend to examine how Civil wars and foreign invasion affected the relationship between China and the West. Emperors ruled China for four thousand years until 1911. Then there was a revolution. The Manchu emperor was overthrown, and China had to find a new King of government. This great change in 1911 led to many other ...

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