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  • Tibet's Relationship With China
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    Grasping for the Shadow of Identity There once lived a peaceful, ancient culture, isolated from civilization, living in peace and harmony with its surroundings, grounded in deep faith springing from its religious leader, blooming like a rose in the majestic hills. In what seemed like only minutes, this nation I speak of suddenly became a communist, occupied country, with no identity of its own, with an outlawed flag and an exiled leader. This nation is Tibet. After more than 2,000 years of freed...
  • One China Principle And The Taiwan Issue
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    John D. Schaeffer / Geog 128 Writing Assignment #3 China Says Taiwan Cannot Continue Delaying Reunion China has issued an 11,000 word report entitled The One-China Principle and the Taiwan Issue. The report sends a signal to the Taiwanese government that the powers in Beijing are growing impatient with recent delays in the reunification negotiations. Although the report mentions no formal timeline for official reunification, it has become clear China is not about to give up on effort to bring Ta...
  • Asahara
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    There are, literally, thousands of cults in existence throughout the world today. From Christianity and other religious spin-offs to entirely new religions, they are everywhere. And they all have one common goal: a utopia for all of it's members. A place where the people who are devoted can go and feel at peace with themselves and with the world. Where they have no worries or cares to make their shoulders heavy. I have focused on a man who started a cult with that objective, and ended up creatin...
  • May Fourth Movement As A Democratic Revolution
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    Born on May Fourth: The New Culture Movement and its Influence on Early Communist Rhetoric by Vincent Galvin History 131 Professor Lee 18 December 2001'As long as there shall be stones, he seeds of fire will not die. ' Lu Xun, December 1935 On May Fourth 1919 over three thousand Beijing intellectuals met in Tiananmen Square to protest the results of the Paris Peace Treaty. The protesters disagreed with the Beijing government's decision to accept the lot given China in the post-war world. Over th...
  • Escalating Black Market Problem In China
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    Crime and the Black Market in Modern Day China With a population of approximately 1,203,097,268 people, China, who has the world's largest population, also has the world's fastest growing black market and crime problem. In China, crime rates have been climbing an estimated 10 percent a year since the early 1980's. China is a country that is currently experiencing both political and economic instability. Economic reforms that have been put in place by the government have only widened the income g...
  • 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...
  • State Family Planning Commission
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    Even since the dramatic post-1949 changes in China regarding the role of women, China has remained paternalistic in it's attitudes and social reality. Like many other states, China inescapably has been deeply involved in human rights politics at the international level in recent decades. During this period of time, the Chinese government has been increasingly active in participating in the international human rights regime. China has so far joined seventeen human rights conventions, the U.N. Hum...
  • Chinese Government Under Mao Zedong
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    To better understand the movie, To Live, one must have a background of the respected director, Zhang Yimou better known as China's Fifth Generation filmmaker. He was born in 1951 in the city of Xi an and Shaanixe Providence. During this period, China was undergoing a Cultural Revolution: The new communist government suppressed the KMT Nationalists during the civil war in the 1940's and China was shifting toward communist government. Zhang's father, an advocate of KMT Nationalist was most influen...
  • 9 Symbol The Falun Dafa Symbol
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    expense of the health system to many people and faltering mutual support networks, the positive effects of Qigong practice and the support networks resulting from membership will have been supportive for the spread of the Falun Gong". However, the Falun Dafa is taught as a path which is more than just the practice of Qigong; is seen a way of life. 1 Founder Li Hongzhi (a. k. a. Master Li) has said that, in the past, its secrets were passed only from master to student. Hongzhi made the movement p...
  • Contras Bush
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    At the end of the cold war there were situations going on all around the world including Nicaragua, China and the Soviet Union. President Bush had to deal with these situations the best that he could because of their importance to the changing world around him. When the president went to Beijing he spoke to Chinese leaders about increasing trade and tried to create a closer relationship with Chinese leaders. There were riots in Tiananmen Square in Beijing demanding democracy. The Chinese governm...

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