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Modern China


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Modern China

  1. 1. Modern China By Justin Scott Ehrenpreis
  2. 2. Tiananmen Square <ul><li>When the Chinese Students protested demanding Political Reforms </li></ul><ul><li>Going against the Communist Party </li></ul><ul><li>Communist Party sent army (kilk) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tibet <ul><li>Invaded by China in 1954 </li></ul><ul><li>The leader was Dahli Lama </li></ul><ul><li>Fled to exile in 1959 </li></ul><ul><li>Tibet is part of China (people not) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Taiwan <ul><li>1949, Chaing Kai Shek and nationalist fled China to Kormosa (Present Taiwan </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hong Kong <ul><li>In 1997, British returned to Hong Kong to Chinese after ruling it for 150 years </li></ul>
  6. 6. Beijing <ul><li>Capital of China </li></ul>
  7. 7. Boxer Rebellion <ul><li>This didn’t work </li></ul><ul><li>Boxers (Chinese Society) staged upraise to oust (kick out) foreigners and restore China to isolation </li></ul>
  8. 8. Kuomintang <ul><li>Chinese Nationalist Party founded by </li></ul><ul><li>Sun Yat Sen </li></ul>
  9. 9. Communist Party <ul><li>Now controls China </li></ul><ul><li>First Leader (Mao Zedong) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Northern Expedition <ul><li>Military Campaign against War Lords </li></ul><ul><li>Ended period of disorder </li></ul><ul><li>Started Central Government </li></ul>
  11. 11. Long March <ul><li>Lasted over a year </li></ul><ul><li>Dashed 6,000 miles </li></ul><ul><li>Communist march lead by Mao Zedong </li></ul>
  12. 12. Great Leap Forward <ul><li>3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Mao Zedong failed attempt to industrialize China at a fast pace </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to catch up </li></ul>
  13. 13. One Child Policy <ul><li>Each family allowed to have only one child or they must pay more taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Strict Law </li></ul>
  14. 14. Human Rights <ul><li>Your basic rights and freedoms </li></ul>
  15. 15. Cultural Revolution <ul><li>In 1960’s, Mao urged Chinese People to experience Revolution at first hand </li></ul><ul><li>Red Guard formed </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone required to carry red book </li></ul><ul><li>Authority figures </li></ul><ul><li>Triggered order restored </li></ul>
  16. 16. Gang of Four <ul><li>Took power when Mao died </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Maoist </li></ul>
  17. 17. Chaing Kai Shek <ul><li>Conservative military leader of KMT destroyed power of War Lords and gained control over most of China </li></ul>
  18. 18. Sun Yat Sen <ul><li>Was a Chinese Nationalist and revolutionary </li></ul><ul><li>Founded KMT (Kuomintang) </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Nationalist Party </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed Western Ideas </li></ul>
  19. 19. Mao Zedong <ul><li>Communist Revolutionary </li></ul><ul><li>Created Peoples Republic of China </li></ul>
  20. 20. Deng Xiao Ping <ul><li>Communist Reformer </li></ul><ul><li>Believed in extending Capitalist Freedoms </li></ul><ul><li>Limited political freedoms </li></ul>