Tiananmen square 1989

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  • 1989. protests occurred in a year that saw the collapse of a number of communist governments around the world. 100,000 students and workers marched in Beijing making demands for free media and a formal dialogue between the authorities and student-elected representatives. A declaration demanded the government to accelerate political reform.
  • Tiananmen square 1989

    1. 1. Maoism
    2. 2. Mao Zedong 1949 to 1975
    3. 3. <ul><li>1950 Chinese propaganda poster showing a happy family enjoying life under the image of Mao Zedong. The caption above the picture says &quot;Chairman Mao gives us happy lives&quot;. </li></ul>
    4. 5. Tiananmen Square, Beijing
    5. 7. &quot;The Goddess of Democracy&quot; carved by students from the Central Academy of Fine Arts and erected in the Square during the protest.
    6. 9. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =9-nXT8lSnPQ
    7. 12. Estimates of Deaths: 10,000 – Soviet Union 7,000 – NATO 3,700 – a defector citing a document circulating among officers 2,600 – Chinese Red Cross (later denied) 1,000 – Amnesty International  400 to 800 – New York Times'  Nicholas Kristof. He developed this estimate using information from hospital staff and doctors, and from a medical official with links to most hospitals. 241 including soldiers – the Chinese government

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