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Please do not talk at this timeApril 9 Please get a Chart for Deng Xiaoping. Use your homework to find some of the major events and actions Deng participated in
Deng Xiaoping (1905-1997) Inheriting a China wrought with social and institutional woes left over from the Cultural Revolution and other mass political movements of the Mao era, Deng was the core of the "second generation" Communist Party leadership. He pioneered "Socialism with Chinese characteristics" and Chinese economic reform, also known as the "socialist market economy", and opened China to the global market. Deng is generally credited with developing China into one of the fastest growing economies in the world and vastly increased the standard of living. Update your handout on Deng. You will look for more details later!
De-Maoization Agriculture Industry Science Defense The 4 Modernizations Progress in: Class struggle was no longer the central focus! Update your handout on Deng. You will look for more details later!
Gap Between Rich & Poor Deng: If you open a window, some flies naturally get in! The new Socialist economy encouraged some competition and trade. This allowed some Chinese to become wealthy, while others became poor, as happens in all economic competition.
Tiananmen Square, 1989 Student activist, Wang Dan, Beijing University With the success of some limited Chinese style capitalism, many Chinese began to seek greater freedoms. In 1989, students organized a protest calling for the Chinese government to allow more free speech and to open China to democracy. These students met in Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing.
Tiananmen Square, 1989 DemocracyOur Common Ideal!
Tiananmen Square, 1989 The Government Clamps Down The Government ordered the Chinese Army to stop the protests at all costs. When calls for protesters to leave did not dispel the crowds, the soldiers were ordered to attack their own people. Journalists caught everything on film.
Tiananmen Square, 1989 The Massacre: The Peoples Army Moves In
Tiananmen Square, 1989 The Massacre: A Human Body Crushed by an Army Tank Challenged by the civilian population of Beijing who were supporting their students, the Chinese tanks moved in, and over, Chinese citizens. 700 – 3000 Chinese people died in the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Many lost their lived because the open square was so packed with people, they couldn't move the crowd away from the advancing tanks. There was no where to go, and people on the edges, unaware of what was happening didn't know to move out of the way.
Tiananmen Square, 1989 The Army Looks for Dissidents
Video As we watch the video on this period, add to your charts. Look for information on what Deng did to the people of China.
The New China- 2000 - present In 2002, younger, liberal Chinese begin to replace old order Hu Jintao was named President. The National People's Congress (NPC) gains power Government embraces Free Trade China's growth rate is very high (9%/year) China becomes a world power, influencing Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East
Hu Jintao Hu Putin Bush Dedicated to making China a world power Conservative but steady economic and social reforms Significant economic ties to USA and others Investment in 3 rd world nations, especially in Africa
Now find your original 4 person team and get a folder on Deng Read the biography and the articles on Deng Xiaoping. As you read, add to your chart on Deng.
Get out your papers on Mao and Deng Get 3 colored highlighters or 3 colored pens or pencils. Assign a color to each: Political, Economic and Social changes. Read over your notes and highlight or underline examples of each of the three types of changes. Please do not talk at this timeApril 10 HW: Take Home Essay Due April 21st
In your pod Get a topic: Political, Social or Economic Add what you have for both Mao and Deng to your white board Be ready to share. If you had to look at the History of China in terms of these three lenses, which ones represent things Mao and/or Deng were good at? Bad at?
Now look at your essay question… Find the Graphic organizer you will make to prepare for your essay Using your book, your chart notes and your brain, create and fill out the graphic organizer for your essay When you have all the information you need, begin to make your essay outline. Give each paragraph its own Roman numeral: I, II, III, IV Use the Essay Outline to write your formal essay, due April 21 st.