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History 3405 lecture 2
1. Establishing sovereignty
A. CKS and KMT retreated to Taiwan during first half of 1949, where ROC continues down to today
1. Followed upon PLA’s civil war successes in
a. Manchuria sept-nov 1948
b. Battle of huaihai (central china around Xuzhou, Jiangsu)
(nov 1948-jan 1949 commanded by deng Xiaoping)
c. PLA eventually liberated the south, SW and west
d. CKS/KMT held onto small islands off Fujian, Pescadores and Taiwan
B. Oct 1, 1949 at Forbidden City Tiananmen “gate of heavenly peace”. MZD declared PRC with Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De, Mme Sun Yat-sen, Gao Gang and others.
1. Declaration of new nation showed Mao was not just a theoretician or
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unified the country in 214 BC, he ordered the construction of the wall. It took about ten years to finish and the wall stretched from Linzhao (in the eastern part of today's Gansu Province) in the west to Liaodong (in today's Jilin Province) in the east. The wall not only served as a defence in the north but also symbolized the power of the emperor.From the Qin Dynasty onwards, Xiongnu, an ancient tribe that lived in North China, frequently harassed the northern border of the country. During the Han Dynasty, Emperor Wu (Han Wu Di), sent three expeditions to fight against the Xiongnu in 127 BC, 121 BC and 119 BC. The Xiongnu were driven into the far north of the Gobi. To maintain the safety
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Research Paper Outline
A. Hook- Community Policing brings citizens and police together to solve neighborhood problems and prevent crime. With community policing, the idea is having the emphasis on stopping crime before it even occurs. Community policing gives the citizens a better grasp and control over the quality of their lives in the community.
1. Source: “It is the citizens policing themselves with systemic, organized help from all members (not just a specialized few) of their local police department, as well as other criminal justice and government agencies, neighborhood businesses, and community based organizations.” (Stamper N).
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disciplined and had a better structured government along with better work and technological force. They led the era with their wisdom, technological advances, and a little help from mother nature. In conclusion, Medieval China was an empire before its time.
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1. Introduction.The Viewpoint by Siva Yam (Establishing Entities in China: 2002:1-2)Siva Yam who is President of the U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce. He is also Managing Director of Siva Yam & Associates, L.L.C., a private investment banking and consulting firm that specializes in micro and middle market companies that invest in China.Siva framed his presentation with the statement "everything in China is illegal until proven innocent," to underscore his sentiment that "the people in China who make money are the ones who give the approvals [to do business in the country]."Siva supported his opening remarks with the historical fact that China suffered 200 years of political turmoil
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Period 5 (Ms. Finder)
Compare China’s influence on other civilizations (LEQ Essay)
The period from 300 to 1000 was a time of intensive exchange and interaction across Eurasia. Several civilizations stand out as major influences. Gupta India, Byzantium, and the Islamic caliphates of the Middle East were remarkable powerhouses. The years from about 600 to 1500 as the Chinese Millennium, with China as the largest, strongest, and most populous civilization in Eurasia. China's success beginning under the great Tang dynasty (618-907) would prove to be the longest lasting period of success in world history. Indeed, the Tang dynasty is regarded by many historians as the most
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exit mechanisms for pre-listing investors .proposed listing rules for the second trading board would make access easier for younger firms because companies would not have to demonstrate a history of profitability to be listed , and the capital required to obtain a listing is expected to drop form RMB 30 million($3.6 million) to RMB 20 million($2.4 million)this would represent progress ,although the need for such a high minimum level of capital can still be questioned.3.3 Create a framework for the development of private equity markets.Private equity markets in china are at an embryonic stage of development. Indeed ,Chinese TVEs has accepted offshore venture funds , it appears to be a far
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FC011The Individual, State and Societ Student ID No: 100881
Module Code: FC011
Module Title: The Individual, State and Society
Tutor name: Robert Murphy
Class: Group 4
Assessment Title: Children’s right to education in China
Student ID Number:100881
Date of Submission:29/5/2018
Word count: 1341 Words
Children’s right to education in China
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. According to the UDHR article 26" Everyone has the right to education. Education should be free, at least in the elementary and basic stages. Primary education is mandatory. Technical and vocational education should
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SOEs were seen to “put an end to the feudal marital and family system that had endured for thousands of years”. Furthermore, SOEs offered comprehensive welfare packages which were provided for workers through work units (danwei) in accordance with the Ordinance of Labour Insurance, which was first enacted in 1951. Wang points out, that during this period of Chinese history “women were hardly differentiated from men, as shown by their same uniform colours and styles with SOEs.
Since the late 1970s, China has witnessed a dramatic transformation from the Maoist planned economy to a command economy. Following, Mao’s death Deng Xiaoping took over power and instituted significant economic reforms
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In the present, when it comes to technology, science and culture, it seems that China is simply lapping up the scraps of the western world and doing with it what it can. This was not always the case. Throughout history, China has been quite the ingenious and creative civilization and has often been well ahead of it's time. In fact, today's advanced world is not just a product of inventions from the west, but of those from the east as well. The Chinese have invented many things which have heavily influenced the future of the west and the world as a whole.One field in which the Chinese created many innovative and revolutionary inventions was warfare. One such invention, the stirrup, was
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to increase, would effect China’s growth economically as they would find themselves running out of young innovative educated people who are a contributing factor to any country wanting to grow. A growth that could hinder China’s aim to increase the percentage of population who through globalisation now live in urban areas, as the current percentage of China’s population who still live in rural areas is 46.8% (China, 2012).
1949 proved to be a very important year in China’s political history, as the civil war broke out the emergence of the Peoples Republic of China was introduced. China was now politically stable and was no longer under the ruling of the military and free from the Soviet Union
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For the first time in history China requested international assistance to deal with the damage caused by the quake and the recovery efforts needed to find survivors, treat the injured and rebuild damaged infrastructure.
This earthquake had the highest homeless count in history with at least 4,800,000 people requiring shelter due to their houses being destroyed, with some estimates being as high as 10 million people needing shelter after the quake. More than 1.5 million houses were destroyed. This is more than the number of houses that are in the entire country of Australia. The destruction of houses from shaking, and the landslides contributed to one of the highest death tolls
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The Qin Dynasty was beneficial to the people of China for many reasons. Social, political and economic topics are three that benefited an extreme amount.The social topic was benefited very much. For almost all of time, people from different parts of China could not communicate with each other very well. During the Qin Dynasty, a standard written language was established. This way, almost all people throughout China could communicate through a writing system but not by mouth.Many different things were benefited politically in the Qin Dynasty. When the Qin took over their empire, they realized that rivers in the east and south surrounded them. This meant that they were safe from any sudden
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EL MERCADO DE LICORES EN CHINA PRESENTACI ONEl presente documento contiene un breve análisis de las características del mercado de licores en China, aranceles y procedimientos de importación, así como los datos sobre los volúmenes importados y los principales importadores para el 2002 y el primer semestre del 2003.La información ha sido recopilada a través de reuniones sostenidas con diversas instituciones y personas vinculadas al mercado de licores en China, así como de la base de datos de la Aduana China.1. Características generales del mercadoHistórica y tradicionalmente, China es un gran consumidor del denominado
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Beginning of Shang dynasty- (1700 BC)The first known civilization in china whose people produced the first known Chinese writing system. They also built the first cities and were experts at bronze work.Birth of Confucius (551 BC)He was considered as the first official teacher. He had teachings and came up with the simple Golden Rule. And became the teachings of Confucianism.Beginning of Qin Dynasty (221 BC)The Great wall was built. It improved the system of writing. It divided China into Districts. One type of currency used throughout China.Death of Shi Huangdi (210 BC)It started four years of chaos and the civil war that ended in the murder of his son.Beginning of Civil war in China (210
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~The Giant Panda~One of the world's rarest animals is the Giant Panda. Situated in China, the Panda was once found over a much wider area of the country. The Panda was thought to be a member of the Raccoon family. However, Scientists have started believing, that the Giant Panda is, in fact, a bear. The Panda is native to china and has been in existence for the past two million years and is sometimes called 'The Living Fossil'.The giant panda has a white, chubby body with black legs and a broad band of black across the shoulders. It has a large, round head; small, black ears; and a white face with black patches around each eye. This panda grows to between about 1 and 1.5 metres long and has
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GE2209 Marketing Development in ChinaSemester A (2013/2014)Mannings China's Marketing PlanCourse Leader: Dr. Daniel Z. DingGroup leader:Chung Wai Hing, Stella 53093902Group member:Chau Man Chi, Eva 53093190 Tang Tin Yan, Tina 53566224 Leung Hoi Yan, Aliya 53572532 Law Pui Ying, Christy 53554526Date of Submission: 07/12/2013Executive SummaryMannings China is a health and beauty retailer which offering health & beauty products and professional services. It has expanded operations into China for a decade, but still is not recognized by Chinese customers. Its position in China just likes another Watsons and has a long time suppressed by Watsons. This marketing plan aims to analyze the
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Darina EidEnglishI have learned a variety of things researching the Great Depression. First of all that it was the largest economic breakdown in history, it all started on Black Tuesday, October 29, 1929 when the stock market crashed. This affected everyone, banks businesses etc. Since banks invested in the stock markets, they were forced to close and people were crazy going to banks to get their money and people who did not go in time became bankrupt. Workers were unemployed due to businesses that couldn't stay open. Later, President Roosevelt was elected president and he made a deal that included helping farmers, attempting to help curb unemployment by hiring people for numerous projects
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With significant increases in oil demand and imports triggered by vigorous economic growth, China has grown to become an important player affecting the international oil market. This rapid economic growth together by facing serious power supply shortages, China is estimated to lead the market from a15 to 18 percent increase of fuel oils this year. This study analyzes recent trends in and conditions of the supply and demand situation and the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in China.After the Fifth National Oil Commerce and Trade Conference held recently in China, the government has taken measures to control the overheated economy growth that cannot be slowed down in a short period of time
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and is also directed to developed economies. In 2005, TNCs from developed countries were responsible for almost 87 percent of the world outward FDI stock and the developing countries contributed 12 percent to world outward FDI, directed mostly towards other developed countries (UNCTAD, based on its on-line database).Since 1990, the percentage of world stock directed towards developed countries has declined, partly due to the emergence of China as an attractive location for investment as well as acquisitions by TNCs (Sader 1995; cited in Ietto-Gillies, 2005: 31). Overall, developing countries have become relatively significant recipients of FDI in terms of both inward flows and stock. Their
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Business Culture:The business culture existing in the host country plays a key role in doing business successfully across borders. The Chinese culture of business practice, 'guanxi', based on reciprocal exchanges of favors (Christopher, 2007), has contributed immensely towards the country's economic growth over the years but also had a share of doubts of its practice being ethical . However, because of widespread importance and practice of guanxi, Australian, North American and European firms operating in China often face a tough task in adapting to the norms of Chinese business culture at the same time continuing to honor company policy (Orfield, 2008).It's not enough to have a good
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ChinaThe Rise of a New PowerThe article I read was entitled "The Rise of a New Power: A Communist Economic Juggernaut Emerges to Challenge the West", written by Richard J. Newman and published in the June 20, 2005 issue U.S. News and World Report. The article examines China's growing and changing role in the world, and the struggle by the United States to reconcile itself with the changes.The rise of China as a major player in the capitalist world-economy is likely to become one of the most significant developments in the first half of the 21st century. After more than two decades of consistently rapid economic growth, in terms of GDP, China now accounts for 12
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throughout the higher class,
while the Chinese had dynasties. In Rome, the real center of power was the Senate. The Senate
made decisions as a group, and had the power to elect other political officials. They did not
always use their power completely fairly, though, and they would exercise their power in corrupt
ways. For example, officials in the Senate would nominate their sons for public offices. Han
China was similar in this specific way– their dynasties were basically a way to pass power down
through the generations of a specific family. Another political similarity between the two
empires was that religion and politics were hand in hand. Romans were polytheists, and their
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Tradition and Change in East AsiaClocks became popular among elite of China when they were 1st introduced in 1601Matteo Ricci a missionary caught emperor Wanlis eye w/ clock & then persuaded him to convert to ChristianityEmperor however didnt convert & missions attracted small numbers of convertsEuropeans were active on coastlines in E. Asia since they controlled own affairs until 19th centuryJapan also underwent change during 17-18th centuryTokugawa shoguns unified Japanese islands for 1st timeThe Quest for Political StabilityDuring 13-14th centuries China was ruled by Mongols Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)Mongol overlord
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In early America, gender roles and relations were drastically different than they are in today’s society. Women becoming more independent and equal to men is common nowadays. In the past women were seen as the caregivers who stayed home, cleaned, cooked, and cared for the children. The husband was seen as the breadwinner and provider. Although, in some instances we can see women and men throughout history challenge these typical gender roles and cause a ripple effect for future generations. Religions also plays a big part in gender roles within marriage. The time period greatly affects the structure of a marriage and the different roles
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China has expanded basic education for their people by quadrupling its output for college graduates, however by doing this it has created a system that discriminates against its less wealthy and well-connected citizens, preventing social mobility at every step with bureaucratic and financial barriers. One of the main problems is that there’s a huge gap in educational opportunities between students from rural areas and from the cities. Students in rural areas are known as “left-behind children”, and their grandparents take care of them while their parents are working in faraway cities. It’s good to attend urban schools because they are equipped with with state-of-the-art facilities
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March 28, 2017
China City: A Culinary Experience
China City, a restaurant that I visited in Ohio will be the subject of this essay. China City is an American Chinese cuisine, that caters to the more delicate palates of American customers and yet attempts to retain some of its native origins.
Some of the first things that one would expect as a student when entering a Chinese restaurant will be the pungent smell of spices, of crisply fried vegetables and many more conflicting smells of sauces. China City is no different except for a few subtle differences that made up a better experience. First off, three hungry people, including me entered
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Internal problems leading to the Collapse of the Manchu DynastyNo single reason can be attributed to the collapse of the Manchu dynasty. However one may be forgiven for thinking that Empress Cixi was a key contributor and was the master of her own doom. What is certain is that the collapse was fuelled by Western Intervention, and compounded by internal dilemmas which in turn weakened the dynasty and left them unable to adapt leading to their inevitable demise.There were many internal problems in China leading up to and after the Boxer Rebellion in 1899. After Emperess Hsien Fengs death in 1861,his primary wife Coxi seized power as their son was only 5. Cixi had many poisoned and killed who
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The English were not as successful at imperializing China as they were India and Africa. The Chinese were a very ethnocentric society, so they would not allow Europeans to influence them as heavily as the Europeans would have liked to. In both of these documents we see this idea of Chinese ethnocentrism demonstrated.In the Chinese emperor's response to Lord McCartney's request to have European trade in China, we see how the Chinese believed that they were the only nation that mattered. They truly believed that theirs was the ideal society, and all other people should strive to be like them. The emperor made it seem as though he was doing them a huge favor to just be able to go to his land
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In revising, consider the following: Why is China important to the global economy? What are the challenges that China faces in reforming its economy? How is it responding to these challenges?
When we explore current global economical forces, China undoubtedly comes into mind. Since the induction of the open door and reform policy in 1978, it enabled the country to achieve rapid growth. In recent years, China has managed to develop its status as a dominant leader in the manufacturing sector, as well as staking its claim as the world’s largest economy when measured on purchasing power parity. As such, it cannot be denied that China’s expanding growth plays a huge influence in the global
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Economic Growth.China.China is classed by the World Bank as a lower middle-income country. China's real GDP grew at a rate of 9.1% in 2003, up from 8.0% in 2002, meaning that even economic growth is increasing rapidly in China. China's GDP growth rate is even faster than the US, and has enjoyed some double-digit growth rate since it has opened to economic reform.This rapid growth had brought opportunities and challenges - both for China and for the rest of the world.- PPP GDP - $6.5 trillion US, second in the world- PPP GDP/capita - $5 000 US-GDP - $1.46 trillion US-GDP growth - 9.4%-GDP/capita - $1 100 US- GNI - $1.4 trillion US- GNI/capita - $1 010 US- Exchange rate - 8.28 RMB for 1 US
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An Australian MNC has subsidiaries in China, Indonesia and South Africa. Examine and discuss key aspects of the legal, political, economic and cultural environments in each of these locations. Explain the international business implications.IntroductionThe political system of a country shapes its economic and legal systems. For this reason and for an Australian MNC operating in China, Indonesia and South Africa we need a clear understanding of the different economic and legal systems in these countries. The social norms and values that prescribe acceptable behaviour in different nations vary greatly, and as well as the economic and legal aspects, this cultural environment also has important
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Unit 3 Essay: China's Impact on Japan and Korea
You have now read a chapter on the early history of East Asia that focused primarily on the history of China but also included the equally important early histories of Japan and Korea. In an essay of approximately 800 words, please explain when and how Japan’s and Korea’s histories were impacted by China, but also what was unique about the historical development of each. To do so, you will want to take as your starting point the period during which East Asia first becomes clearly identifiable as a cultural sphere with developed states in each case – roughly, the sixth to eighth centuries. In writing your essay and thinking about its structure
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strongly and who thought he was the brother of Jesus. He offered political and social reforms and many peasants who were angry with China government because of bribery rebelled together for their social reforms. It was one of the biggest war in the world history because 20 million people were estimated to have been killed. In 1898 and 1899, China was one of the parts between the imperialist powers. A Chinese secret organization led uprising against foreign influence in 19th century because they didn’t want to accept foreign modernization and religion. Many foreigners in China had been killed by this rebellion. They were from 8 nations as more skilled fighting broke out conflicts between the
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that he had a malignant form of liver cancer. Sun died at the age of fifty-nine, in the Beijing, in March of nineteen twenty-five.Sun Yat-Sen remains unique among twentieth century Chinese leaders for having such a reputable reputation in both mainland China and Taiwan. In Taiwan, he is regarded as the "Father of the Republic of China." His picture is still found in ceremonial locations such as outside of legislative buildings and in classrooms. Sun's corpse quickly became a political symbol. An immense mausoleum was built near the capital of NanJing and his body was sent across China, making his burial an event of the century. To this day, Sun's strong convictions and oddly mixed political fortunes remain essential in China's history of revolution and renovation.
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between China and UK we discovered. By doing so, that information can be
provided for current marketers to make strategies more precisely when they
plan to enter eastern or western markets. For example, in China, myth is
changed with the change of its own history, but British mythology is mainly
combined with Rome mythology and Greek mythology (Folliot, 2015). In China,
reuniting with family is the main meaning of festivals, such as Spring Festival
and Mid-autumn Festival. In those festivals, people will come back home from
different places to meet their family and have a great meal. However, festivals
are in relation to Christianity or state in the UK ( Karami, et al, 2017). China
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Emperor, who reigned from 1736 to 1796. These two emperors, each of whom reigned for about 60 years, would set the course of Qing history and in large part establish the political, economic, as well as culture inherited by today’s China. I admire how the Kangxi Emperor used scholars to stabilize the empire: gaining control over the Manchu hierarchy as well as suppressing rebels. Only after stabilizing China would he would begin to turn his attention to economic prosperity and the patronage of art and culture.
About Six Records of a Floating Life-
This book has a nice mixture of a biography/love story. The main protagonist was educated as a scholar, however he made a life out of dealing art as
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2017, November 8
An Observation on Sino-American Film Co-Productions
As the film industry grows more interconnected, China has become one of the most influential factors in a Hollywood production as the country helps the film medium remain relevant in today’s culture and generate box office revenue. Said phenomenon is most prevalent in Sino-American film co-productions which can be traced to Sony Pictures Classics and Columbia Asia’s The Road Home in 1999 (Peng, 2017). But the climate in cinema has changed as the practice of these co-productions becomes commonplace. The increase in Sino-American co-productions demonstrates a
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should possess.Residing in China and being an avid fan and student of history, I consider myself to be an observer, a witness who has lived through and seen the transformation of a poverty-stricken, backward, violent communist state into an economic powerhouse with a capitalist oriented economy, a booming population and wealth, as well as an increasing influence around the world. But this is only the China one can see on the very surface. My life in China has given me an experience, an outlook not only from emotion but also reason. It has brought me an in depth knowledge of this society. This very knowledge has aroused in me various beliefs. Beliefs in turn stem from emotion or vice versa. What
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history in the United States (Chang,
p.6 ). The rape of Nanking is often known as a Holocaust that has been long forgotten. Although
Japan has expressed remorse for their actions in World War II, Japan had never given an oﬃcial
apology for the Rape of Nanking. Because of this, China has remained in a state of unrest as
Japan remains entrapped in the final stage of genocide. However, after World War I Japan had a
large downfall in their economy due low demand for their military resources. Several factories
were shut down and many were out of work. The great depression in the United States in 1929
also put a stop to a crucial part of their international trade, throwing them even deeper into
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power. Thus making Mao Zedong a once benevolent leader but altered his tactics to become dictatorial.
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Hu Angang (2014). The Political and Economic History of China (1949-1976) Volume 2. Singapore: Enrich Professional
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by two forces, which they named Yin and Yang. These two forces came together in the Yin-Yang sign, and made a whole circle. This represents all aspects in life (www.penncharter.com/Student/China). In nature the two forces of Yin and Yang existed in a delicate state of balance. The Chinese believed that the disruption of this balance by humans caused natural disasters like floods (Cotterell, A., 1994, pg.38).In Imperial China, religious beliefs were divided into the three ways of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism. Though its history, China has been tolerant of all religions; few people were persecuted for their beliefs (Cotterell, A., 1994, pg.26).By the Tang dynasty, most of Chinese society
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Osorio KarinaSeptember 29, 2014The Difference between Cuba and the United StatesThe united states is the worlds largest national economy. The U.S dollar is the currency most used in international transactions and is the worlds foremost reserve currency and in many others it is the de facto currency. It's the sixth largest trading partners are Canada, China, Mexico, Japan, Germany, and the united kingdom.The U.S is the worlds largest producer of oil and national gas. It is the second largest trading nation in the world behind china the U.S is one of the top performing economies in studies such as the lase of doing business index, the global competitiveness report and others. The economic
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, emotional and social” (p71, Wilkins). Indians religion culture cannot be stereotyped and generalized, however, there is many books about Indian American religion written by non-Indians and written without tribal permission.
In my experience, I prove that media is the most important role in stereotype. I am from Mongolia which is located between China and Russia. I born and grow up in Mongolia. People usually don’t know about Mongolian, they only know Chingis Khan, the king of the Mongol empire in history. I came to Campbellsville, Kentucky in 2012 as student. The first day of my English class just started and everyone introduced themselves to classmates. When my turn came and introduced
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States stood out of the world war completely causing a
completely different sequence of events and ending to the war.
Britain and the United States never declared war against Japan. So China and Japan mainly
fought during the war. September 14, 1942 China tries to invade Japan. Japan protects itself
forcing China to retreat. On June 17, 1944 Japan and China come to a truce and establish peace
Adolf Hitler wipes out all Jewish people in Europe. Without the Untied States there to fight
against Germany Adolf Hitler kills thousands of thousands of Jewish people. Some Jews were
able to get away and traveled to different countries for survival. The Holocaust became known
around the world by Hitler himself as a demonstration of power and how Germans were high
beings. This causes Italy to even look at Germany badly.
The United States not being in WWII changed all of history. The war ended on January 23,
1953. Hitler ruled Germany and lost relations with many countries.
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Cold War Study Guide
1. Why did many European colonies gain independence after WW2? Because the British
empire had gone bankrupt.
2. What types of protest did Gandhi preach? Non violent protest for equality.
3. What is civil disobedience? Refusal to Obey unjust laws.
4. Describe the Amritsar massacre. Not on test.
5. What two nations were formed after India gained its independence? India and Pakistan
6. How did Gandhi’s actions affect the people in the US? He made protests to stop the war
and spread peace.
7. Which political group won power after WW2? Who led this group? Omit 1-7
8. What was established in 1949? Israel
9. Where did the losers in China flee following Zedong’s rise
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China’s economic rise: history, trends, challenges and implications for the United States. Federal publication, Cornell University. Written by Wayne W Morrison. October 21st 2015. This source is a detailed, reasonably long and provides the reader with good and reliable knowledge.
Weforum: a brief history of china’s economic growth. World Economic Forum. Written by Tomas Hirst from the Pieria magazine. Thursday 30 July 2015. A good overall source including key facts, not very detailed, but then it is a brief, a basic source providing me with a quick and easy, understanding summary of china’s economy.
International Monatery Fund. Why is china growing so fast? Written by Zulia Hu and Mohin S
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a. The Slave Trade
5. Which of the following countries started the silk road
b. Han China
d. Hellenistic Empire
6. What products were traded by China on this trade route
a. Horses, metalwork, and glassware
b. Ceramics, silk, and cotton
c. Camels, woven goods, salt
d. Wool rugs, textiles, dates
Answer questions 7-9 using the image above
7. This image is from most likely which region
3. Tang China
4. Ottoman Empire
8. This image represents which of the following religions
9. Which leader does this represent
a. Siddhartha Gautama
b. Jesus Christ
c. Alexander the Great
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This charming crystal baby used an ordinary method of glass firing of a Chinese
process that is as old as Roman glass. This specific technique that was utilized by
Loretta Hui-Shan Yang also appears to have an ancient history in China. It is a glass
paste that slightly different than the modern process, involving grinding glass into a
powder, mixing it with bonding, coloring agents, and finally inserting it into a negative
plastic mold made using a wax figure. As the result of all the additives used, an
incredible array of colors can be attained which are clearly visible in the glass sculpture,
The second work of art that I encourage to place in the new museum exhibit in