11 Overview (write this): Agricultural societyCorrupt warlords took over after the dynasties fellChiang Kai-Shek (nationalist) takes powerLong March (communists gaining support)Japan begins invading China
17 Overview: WWII ends China realizes that their leader was wimpy Communism spreadsChiang Kai-Shek moves to Taiwan to start “The New, Real China” (he was nuts)
18 More to write: Domino Theory (fear of the spread of communism) Containment Policy (to follow)—don’t let it spread!Fact: the U.S. didn’t acknowledge Communist China until 1972! We still tried to support Chiang Kai-Shek until then
23 Reasons for the Communists’ Success Mao won support of peasants – landMao won support of womenMao’s army used guerilla war tacticsMany saw the Nationalist government as corruptMany felt that the Nationalists allowed foreigners to dominate China.
25 Great Leap Forward, 1958 Communes 5 year plan to increase agriculture and industryCommunesGroups of people who live and work togetherProperty held in commonHad production quotasFailed due to poor quality of products, poor weather hurt agriculture
26 Communist China Under Mao Industrialized ChinaIncreased literacyClass privileges endedRural Chinese received health careOne-party dictatorshipDenied people basic rights and freedoms
27 Mao, Panchen Lama, Dalai Lama in Beijing, 1954 Tibet --> an autonomous area.Dalai Lama fled in the late 1950s to India.
29 A Campaign Against the “FOUR OLDS” Old ThoughtsOld CultureOld CustomsOld HabitsTo Rebel Is Good!
30 Communist China Under Mao Designed to renew revolutionary spirit and establish a more equitable societyMao wanted to put “intellectuals” in their placeSchools shut down – students revoltedRed Guards – students who attacked professors, government officials, factory managers
56 Demographymay be no surer predictor of destiny than trade data. But of the two momentous changes championed by Deng Xiaoping a quarter-century ago, coercive population controls and experiments with market economics, the jury is still out on which will do more to shape China's long-term potential.
58 DemographyThere are too many retirees in China, and not enough young people to replace them.Think about it—WHY? You know this!
59 Demography"The evidence is overwhelming that a large population of unmarried adult males is a risk factor for both crime and war," Ms. den Boer said in an interview. "The fact that China is an authoritarian country is another risk factor."