Sino-Soviet Questions & Answers

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What happened in China 1949?
The civil War, Chinese nationalists flee to Taiwan - communism is enorced.
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When was the Sino-sovit treaty?
1950 - friendship, alliance & mutual assistance. Agrees economic and military assistance for China.
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China's involement in the Korean War 1950-53?
Mao sends 700 000 volunteers - first involvement in Korean War
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Describe the Taiwan crisis?
1954: begins with Mao shells Quemoy, Khr. sends military support.
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What year does Khrushchev get into power?
1958
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In 1964 Mao claims Dansky Island but??
"first of many territorial gains" Khr refused to hand it over.
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When was Taiwan 1 and Taiwan 2?
1954 and 1958
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What's significant about Taiwan 2?
USA supports Quemoy, USSR supports China.
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When is Khrushchev's secret speech?
1956
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Lunch of Sputnik?
1957, no China no weapons for you
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When does Khrushchev visit China?
1958
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Why was Mao critical of the Cuban missile crisis?
He saw it as a compromise to capitalism.
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What happens in 1963 which China refuses?
The test-ban treaty
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What happened in 1969?
Dispute at Urrusi river!
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Limitations of the Sino-Soviet treaty?
1. Mongolia still owned by USSR. (used to be China's) 2. USSR refused to suport China invading Taiwan (not risking war!)
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Name some national iterests that caused the Sino-soviet split?
USSR still owned mongolia. Mao didn't like that Khr. improve relationship with USA.
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Name some ideological diffs that caused the Sino-soviet split?
Critical of Cuban missile crisis, 'Great leap forward' stalinist, led to Khr. withdrawing economic aid.De-stalinisation.
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Why did China want to become friendly with the USA?
Because it was surrounded by enemies.
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How did the USA and China become friendly?
In 1971 an American table tennis team was invited toChina - they treated the USA with cureousy and friendship -- led to further contacts.
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When did Nixon visit China?
1972: a roaring success.
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Gains from the Ping pong diplomacy for the USA?
Pressure on USSR
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Gains from the Ping pong diplomacy for China?
Trade between then grew $500M in the space of a few years, improved public opinion of china, protection from enemies.
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