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12 Cards in this Set

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Communist leader of China who began his rule in 1977. He tried to restore order and economic growth after the Cultural Revolution.
Deng Xiaoping
Rights to which every person is entitled.
Human Rights
A square in Bejing, China, where thousands of students gathered in protest and were injured or killed by the military in 1989.
Tiananmen Square
Japan's parliament
A war over the trade of the drug opium, which was fought between the Chinese and the British from 1839 to 1842.
Opium war
The greatest of the peasant revolts in China that occurred in response to the signing of the Treaty of Nanking
Taiping Rebellion
A rebellion lead by a group called the Boxers in China in 1900.
Boxer Rebellion
Founded the Chinese Nationalist Party, which overthrew the Qing dynasty in 1911.
Sun Yat-sen
Nationalist Party leader who ruled over China from 1927 to 1949.
Chiang Kia-shek
Communist leader of the people's Republic of China from 1949 to 1976.
Mao Zedong
A program that Mao Zedong began in China in 1958 to speed up economic development.
Great Leap Foward
A movement that Mao Zedong began in China in 1966 in an attempt to remove opposition to the communist party.
Cultural Revolution