History: China Notes

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HISTORY REVISION PAGES FOR:

CHINA

THE CHINESE REVOLUTION

·         The last years of the Qing: the Dowager Empress Cixi, the system of government and its weaknesses in the early 20th century.

·         The impact of the west: humiliation but a source of new ideas and reform; the Boxer movement.

·         The spread of reformist and revolutionary creeds.

·         The attempt by the Qing to reform.

·         The revolution of 1911-12

WARLORDS

  • Political disintegration - Yuan and warlords.

NATIONALIST AND COMMUNISTS

·         Japan and national humiliation - 1915 and 1919 - May 4th

·         Sun Yat Sen and the GMD - the hope of national rebirth.

·         The birth of the CCP.

NATIONALIST TRIUMPH AND COMMUNIST SURVIVAL

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