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Washington Conference
1921-22.
-Attended by 9 powers with interest in east asia
-held to settle issues left over from ww1
-exclusive alliance between Britain and Japan was ended
-loose alliance formed between US, japan, britain, and france
Shanxi
-province in northern central china
-area where the warlord yan xishan dominated until the 1930s
Long March
1934-35.
-journey made by communist forces trying to escape the suppression campaign of chiang kai-shek
-very few lived but they established a new communist base at Yan'an
Blue Shirts (or Green Gang)
1931.
-Chiang Kai-Shek's "secret police"
-Led by Dai Li, they gathered intelligence and killed anyone thought to oppose Chiang
xian
1930s.
-a county or district that as soon as it was able to govern itself, could participate through representation in the central government
- They would elect their own governor
- Used the process of tootelidge
-However, power was still reatained by land lords and gov officials
New Life Movement
1934-37.
-A set of Confucian, Christian, and facist beliefs formulated by Chiang Kai-Sheks gov to change the moral character of the chinese into a militariazed society
coolies
late 1920s.
-laborers paid next to nothing because lowest possible labor cost became essential for high yield
-they were thrown sticks and if they got one they were employed for the day
Trade Union Act
1928
-established to control union activity b/c the government thought that unions were inspired by communists
Factory Act
1929
-prohibited child labor
-limited work day to 10 hrs
-called for health and safety regulations