What rebellion did the Society of the Righteous and Harmonious Fists start?
After the Empress sent a select group of representatives arounthe world to study different governments, what was the group recommendation to the Empress?
that China restructure its government
After the Empress sent a select group of representatives around the world to study different governments. What was the group recommendation to the Empress?
China restructures its government
What was the name of the Chinese Nationalist group?
Who was the Nationalist Party first great leader?
In 1911 what happened to the Quing dynasty?
overthrown by the Revolutionary Alliance
What were the "Three Principles of the People"?
Nationalism--an end to foreign control
What was the May Fourth Movement?
May 4, 1919. Over 3,000 angry students gathered in the __________________ of Bejing. Caused by the news of the Treaty of Versailles
Who is the leader of the Chinese Communist Party?
How did Mao's brand of Communism differ from Lenin's?
believed he could bring revolution to a rural country where the Peasants could be true revolutionaries. Lenin based his Marxidm revolution on his organization in Russia's cities
Why did Lenin send a military adviser to China?
so the nationalists would ______________
Jiang Jieshi (formerly called Chiagn Kai-shek) had promised democracy and political rights but what was happening to his government?
becoming steadily less democratic and more corrupted
What did Mao do to help win the support of the peasants?
divided the land that the communists won among the local farmers
After Jiang's Nationalists and Mao's communists defeated the warlords what did Jiang begin to do?
turn against the Communists
In 1928 Jiang became president of the National Republic of China, what major countries recognized the new government and what country did not?
Great Britain and the US; Soviet
Civil War Rages in China: What group did Mao recruit for his army?
Describe Long March
in 1933, Jiang gathered an army of at least 700,000 men. He surrounded the Communists Mountain Stronghold. The communists realized they were outnumbered and facing defeat. In a daring move, 100,000 communist forces fled. They began a hazardous 6,000 mile journey
Why was the Civil War suspended?
the Japanese threat forced an uneasy truce between Jiangs and Maos forces. The nationalists and communist temporarily united to fight the Japanese