Sino-Soviet Relations 1949-76

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When was the Treaty of Friendship, Alliance and Mutual Assistance signed?
1950
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When did China turn communist?
1949
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What were one of the terms of the treaty of friendship, alliance and mutual assistance?
China accepted Soviet leadership of the communist world
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How did the Korean War benefit Stalin?
Stalin was able to avoid direct military confrontation
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How did the Korean War show that China was a useful ally for Stalin?
It demonstrated the courage and expertise of Chinese troops
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How many Chinese students were invited to the Soviet Union on advanced training courses?
8000
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In what way was Khrushchev more accommodating than Stalin?
He signed an agreement to give up Soviet territory in Lushun
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After the 1956 Secret Speech what did Mao argue Khrushchev was?
A dangerous revisionist
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Why did Khrushchev refuse to help China develop its own nuclear weapons?
Mao had claimed that he was willing to see half the worlds population die to advance communism
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What did Mao describe the Sino-Soviet relationship as after Khrushchev refused to help China develop nuclear weapons?
A cat and mouse relationship
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When was the Great Leap Forward launched by Mao?
1958
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What did the Great Leap forward result in?
A major famine
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Why was the Moscow meeting, 1964 unsuccessful?
China was unwilling to compromise
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When was the Cultural Revolution launched by Mao?
1966
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What made China become concerned over the Sino-Soviet border?
The events in Czechoslovakia (The Brezhnev doctrine)
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Why did China want to develop a better relationship with the US?
China was encircled by unfriendly states
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Which US president visited China in 1972?
Nixon
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What was published as a result of the US presidents visit in 1972?
The Shanghai Communique
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What scandal weakened the America's position and prevented a full normalisation of Sino-US relations?
The Watergate Scandal
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