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East Asia - China's Historical Geography

Historical Geography of China and Events
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Beginnings
Early 2nd Millennium BC - Agricultural Society
Imperial Dynasties
Based on Agricultural Potential in China
Shang Dynasty
1766 - 1080 BC - First Political Entity, North China Plain
Han Dynasty
206 BC - 220 AD Golden Age of Ancient China
Tang and Sung Dynasty
618 - 1279 Medieval China
Yuan Dynasty
13th and 14th Centuries Mongol Control
Ming Dynasty
14th and 17th Centuries China's Prosperity returns
Qing Dynasty
1644 - 1911 Loss of Power and Territory
Republic China
In 1911 - Decades of Turmoil
The Chinese Civil War
Nationalist versus Communists
The Long March
In Beijing, China
Japanese Extension and World War 2
From 1931 to 1945
The People's Republic of China
Is Taiwan
Kuomintang
In 1949 - Nationalists defeat
In 1949
PC versus Taiwan
Chinese Communists were
Allied with the USSR - Stalinism
Mao Zedong - Soviet Communist Style
In the 1950's - was established
The Great Leap Forward
In the Late 1950's - Integrating China's Economy and Industry
Rift with the Soviet Union
In the Early 1960's
The Cultural Revolution
From 1966 to 1976
Result of Mao's Death in 1976
Power Struggle - Deng Xiaoping takes over
Deng Xiaoping establishes
A Free Market System - building a strong economy
Developments in the Late 1970's
FourModernizations - Economic Revival - Industry, Military, Agriculture and Technology
Establish Special Economic Zones
(SEZ) Tax Breaks, Export Incentives and Foreign Investment
One Child Policy
Controlling the population growth
Present Day China - Economically
Two Countries in One
Present Day China - Living
Standard of Living is higher than before
Present Day China - Gap
Urban Rural Gap: 800 Million Peasants, 400 Million Urban Dwellers
China's Population Goal
Stabilize by 2050 at 1.3 Billion
Rapid Economic Growth Effects
Social Dislocation, Destruction, Pollution, Erosion, 2nd biggest economy