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Mercyb AP Comparative Unit 2 China
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rise and fall of Chinese dynasties according to the Mandate of Heaven
Chinese man who led the revolution against the Manchu Dynasty.
Chinese Communist leader from 1949 to 1976.
Central Military Commission
represents the military in China's government; head plays an important role in policymaking
ideas of Confucius, emphasizing such values as family, tradition, and mutual respect
Deng Xiaoping theory
a combination of socialist planning and a capitalist free market
Great Leap Forward
a Chinese Communist program from 1958 to 1960 to boost farm and industrial output that failed miserably
campaign in China ordered by Mao Zedong to purge the Communist Party of his opponents and instill revolutionary values in the younger generation.
A set of goals adopted by the Chinese Deng Xiaoping in the late 20th century, involving progress in agriculture, industry, defense, and science and technology.
ethnic group native to China, make up about 92 percent of the population
country in and to the north of the Himalayas, since 1965 a province-level administrative region of China.
Muslims of Turkish descent living in Xinjiang. Dissident population wants to seperate from China and form an Islamic state.
Chinese communist party. Founded in 1921 and came to power in 1949. It is the ruling party for the people's republic of China.
Career-minded bureaucrats who administer public policy according to a technical rather than a political rationale.
A non-governmental, non-profit organization that runs aid programs and lobbies for people's rights around the world
a huge public space in Beijing, China; in 1989, the site of a student uprising in support of democratic reforms
The legislature-like body of a communist party
a seven-member committee that became the leading policy-making body of the Communist Party in Russia
the chinese practice of building networks for social exchange
The official newspaper of the Chinese government.
People's Liberation Army
the national army of Communist China
Iron Rice Bowl
Mao's promise of cradle to grave health care, work, and retirement security that has largely disappeared under reform and opening
Socialist Market Economy
gradual infusion of capitalism while still retaining state control
China's roughly 150 million itinerant peasants who left the countryside seeking urban employment
Special Economic Zones
designated regions in China where foreign investment is encouraged, businesses can make most of their own investment and production decisions, and foreign companies are allowed to operate
60 million in China. Mid-level (communist) party officials/members
christians meet for services in unauthorized religions in china
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