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					             May 3, 2011
• Objectives: To develop a better
  understanding of China Today and the
  conflict of Tianamen Square
• Question: What is your conclusion on the
  One Child Policy in China?
China Today?
China Today!
1842   Opium War ends
       British take Hong Kong
1842   Opium War ends
       British take Hong Kong
1912   Nationalists overthrow Last Emperor
1912   Nationalists overthrow Last Emperor
1921   Chinese Communist Party is formed
1912   Nationalists overthrow Last Emperor
1921   Chinese Communist Party is formed
1930   Civil War! Nationalists vs. Communists
1930   Civil War! Nationalists vs. Communists
1934   Outnumbered and surrounded,
       Communists begin “Long March”
1934   Outnumbered and surrounded,
       Communists begin “Long March”
1937   Japan Invades!!!
1937   Japan Invades!!!

1946   Civil War resumes!
       Nationalists outnumber
       the Communists
       and get $2 billion from U.S.
1946   Civil War resumes!
       Nationalists outnumber the Communists
       and get $2 billion from U.S.
1949   Communists win!
       Leader is Mao Zedong
       Losers run to Taiwan
       U.S. refuses to talk to China
1949   Communists win!
       Leader is Mao Zedong
       U.S. refuses to talk to China
1971   President Richard Nixon visits China
       Goal is to divide Communists
       and to change China
1971   President Richard Nixon visits China
       Goal is to divide Communists
       and to change China
1980   New leader in China is Deng Xiaoping
       Economic changes begin!
1980   New leader in China is Deng Xiaoping
       Economic changes begin!

1989   Chinese students demand political change
       100,000 students occupy Tiananmen Square
       Build Statue of Liberty - seek democracy
       Troops open fire!
       Many killed in crackdown.
       Communists hold onto power!
               Censorship
• China keeps a tight grip on what others in
  China can see especially when it comes to
  internet
          Internet censorship




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1989   Communists hold onto power!
1997   British give Hong Kong back
1997   British give Hong Kong back
2008   Chinese economy was booming
1997   British give Hong Kong back
2008   Chinese economy was booming
       Communists are still in charge.
2008   Chinese economy was booming
       Communists are still in charge.
2009   Chinese economy slumping

				
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