Austro-Tolan CH 30-Imperial China Terms-Sect 3

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Qing Dynasty

the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries

Chinese Nationalist Party

Led by Chiang Kai-shek to battle the Japanese in the 1930s; clashed with the Chinese Communists

May Fourth Movement

A 1919 protest in China against the Treaty of Versailles and foreign influence.

Mao Zedong

Leader of the Chinese Communist Party (1927-1976). He led the Communists on the Long March (1934-1935) and rebuilt the Communist Party and Red Army during the Japanese occupation of China (1937-1945). (789)

Chinese Communist Party

party that rose against the Nationalist Party and, led by Mao Zedong, emerged as the dominating force of Chinese politics after the post-WWII civil war

Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai-shek)

Chinese nationalist leader that was against Mao; supported by the US; lost to Mao, so he and his followers fled to Taiwan

Long March

The 6,000-mile (9,600-kilometer) flight of Chinese Communists from southeastern to northwestern China. The Communists, led by Mao Zedong, were pursued by the Chinese army under orders from Chiang Kai-shek. (789)

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