Treaty in Action

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One of the most dangerous points in Cold War tensions was the what? Date:
Taiwan Straits, 1954-5, and 1958
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After Chinese communists seized the whatland, the remnants of the G________ fled to the island of Taiwan
Mainland, Guomindang
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By what year, Mao decided to shell the Guomindang - held island of Q_____
1954, Quemoy
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The Guomindang also had control of smaller what too?
Islands
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They didn't back down in the face of fire in what month 1954?
September
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Their defiance was helped by which country by what backing?
US, military
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The crisis had the potential to turn Chinese-?
USA
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In what year did the Guomindang abandon the T____ islands to the communists?
1955, Taschen
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Tension came to a head again in what year when Mao took leading role in military decision making?
1958
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There were several reasons for this: frustrations at Taiwan's lack of what at negotiations after 1954?
Concessions
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A desire for Mao to test the commitment of who to what?
USA Taiwan
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Was an opportunity for China to gain the defence of who by highlighting the what of America?
USSR, threat
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China wanted to stir up r______ enthusiasm?
Revolutionary
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Although tensions were high the USSR felt the need to do what with China against USA?
Stand with them
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After Chinese communists seized the whatland, the remnants of the G________ fled to the island of Taiwan

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Mainland, Guomindang

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By what year, Mao decided to shell the Guomindang - held island of Q_____

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The Guomindang also had control of smaller what too?

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They didn't back down in the face of fire in what month 1954?

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