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rundown of postcolonial Asia


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2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Homework for over the break:

  • Watch TV, read a newspaper article, look at a political cartoon anything related to Israel/Palestine
    • Write a summary of what you saw/read
    • What is your opinion
    • 8 sentences
    • Who? What? Why? Where? When? How?

9. --1994 BCE-1800 CE Various Dynasties Silk road Gunpowder Moveable type 10. --1842, Opium War & the Treaty of Nanjing Trade imbalance with UKUK started shipping opium to China Chinese fought back Unequal treaty 11. --Spheres of Influence European countries carved China up, took control of certain areas & demanded trading rights 12. -- 1850-1864; Taiping Rebellion Chinese rebellion against European imperialism and spheres of influence Supported by Chinese Government -- 1900; Boxer Rebellion Fists of righteous Harmony started killing white missionaries and traders in China Not supported by the Chinese Government Both are struggles against foreign influence in China 13. -- 1911; Civil War Nationalists (Jiang Jeshzi) Communists (Mao Zedong) VS. 14. --1931-1945; Japanese Imperialism Rape of Nanking Greater East Asia Co prosperity Sphere 15. 1949 Mao established Communist Government in ChinaDefeated the nationalists Tried to Modernize China Didnt get along with the USSR 16. --1965 Cultural Revolution Great Leap forward failed Army of young people helped arrest, imprison & kill millions of anti-Mao Chinese 17. Deng Xiaoping

  • Introduced capitalism to Chinese economy
  • Reformer (like Gorbachev)

18. Tiananmen Square

  • 1,000,000s of students protested for DEMOCRACY
  • Students were killed, or jailed it was a massacre