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China's attempt to make itself industrially independent of outside aid during the 1950s is called the?
Great leap Forward
What major change in international affairs became apparent in the early 1960s?
China and Japan became hostile to each other.
Mao started the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution because he?
Belived that all revolutions should be constantly renewed.
What is true of postwar Japan?
It developed the worlds highest rate of personal savings.
It developed the worlds highest sustained growth in gross national product.
it became able to fully support the dietary needs of its people.
Japans postwar political scene has been mainly controlled by the?
Liberal Democratic Party
During the Vietnam war the Soviets Union?
Took a bystander role rather than assisting the insurgents.
Mao launches an attack on his party and his government – most violent 1966 – 1970?
Cultural Revolution
Student Army used during the Cultural Revolution?
Red Gaurd
What is the name of the Leader that Preceded Mao?
Deng Xiaoping
What are the four "Little Tigers"?
South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, & Singapore
Who did the America appoint to oversee Japan after WWII?
Douglas Macarthur
Tensions between China and Sporadic shooting between Soviet and Chinese troops stationed along the Amur River following tensions that arose on the death of Mao Zedong. Was called?
The Amur River War 1976
Contained the thoughts of What did Chairman Mao Zedong on various topics; used as a talisman during the Cultural Revolution by young Chinese.
The little Red Book
Differences in the interpretation of Marxism were accentuated by conflict over proper policy vis-à-vis the United States in the 1950s and 1960s in Moscow and Beijing.
Sino-Soviet conflict
Mao believed that through this group lay the "correct path" to revolution.
The Peasants
This policy, exemplified by peasants making steel in their own backyards, accelerated the gap between Mao and the Soviets (especially Khrushchev).
The Great Leap Forward
Millions of radical, barely-literate youth perpetuated the Cultural Revolution beyond the death of Mao, because:
They saw it as a means of "getting ahead" socio-politically.
Mao eventually came to view these people as The "cleanest."
The workers and peasants
This political party dominated Japanese politics for almost forty years.
The Liberal Democratic Party
Which was probably the most significant factor in Japan's post-war economic development, in the opinion of many observers?
Consistent government support of business. (Zibatsu)