Warlordism

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  • Warlords
    • Factors causing the descent into Warlordism
      • Economic
        • Yuan and Qing
      • Political
        • No ideology, no successor,   suspended gov, lack of central powerbase, rivalry between GMD in south and republicans in the north
      • Foreign Powers
        • 21 demands and foreign loans led to weak and unpopular government enabling warlords to gain power
      • Military
        • Military had power under Yuan and these generals when he died generals took power over provinces thus leading to warlordism
    • Foreign and CCP/GMD did deals with the warlords
    • While warloridsm China divided
    • Period of oppression and terror
    • Forced political parties to reorganise
    • May 4th movement 1919
      • Chinese intellects disillusioned by 1911 revolution failure
      • USA and Britain encouraged China to join war - promised Japan would return land and China get seat at Paris peace conference JOINED WAR 1917
        • 150,000  Chinese volunteers
          • Treated like laborers
        • Went to peace conference expecting - Return of Shandong - Withdrawal of foreign concessions - Cancellation of 21 demands - DIDN'T EVEN GET A SEAT
          • Chinese protestors angry at foreigners demonstrations and strikes in over 100 towns and cities MAY 4TH
            • May 4th movement 1919
              • Chinese intellects disillusioned by 1911 revolution failure
              • USA and Britain encouraged China to join war - promised Japan would return land and China get seat at Paris peace conference JOINED WAR 1917
                • 150,000  Chinese volunteers
                  • Treated like laborers
                • Went to peace conference expecting - Return of Shandong - Withdrawal of foreign concessions - Cancellation of 21 demands - DIDN'T EVEN GET A SEAT
                  • Chinese protestors angry at foreigners demonstrations and strikes in over 100 towns and cities MAY 4TH
                • Increase in patrionism and support for the GMD
                • Created the CCP
                  • Ideas of Marxism (Inspired by Russian revolution)
                • Acted as a catalyst
                • Strengtend the GMD and laid foundation for CCP 1921
        • Increase in patrionism and support for the GMD
        • Created the CCP
          • Ideas of Marxism (Inspired by Russian revolution)
        • Acted as a catalyst
        • Strengtend the GMD and laid foundation for CCP 1921

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