Deng Xiaoping Summary

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They were enacted in hope of saving China’s economy, following the death of Mao Zedong. These reforms stressed economic self-reliance. They wanted China to have a sense of stability in their economy, while being independent at the same time. The Four Modernizations were designed to make China an economic power by the early 21st century. China was, in fact, able to hurry along their economic development with the help of these reforms. China used foreign investment, a more open market, access to advanced technologies and management experience. Deng was basically making all of the decisions for China, himself; The Third Plenary Session of the 11th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party chaired by Deng Xiaoping is when the idea of having superpowers …show more content…
This could be done by reducing the State’s intervention and by using the international side of things, along with scenarios in order to benefit itself. This would be done with no use of military conflicts, nor security issues. The entire event that took place at Tiananmen Square exposed China to a strong sense of international censorship along with many punishments. Deng Xiaoping had to step up and put forward the guiding principle of the 24 characters, in order to settle and stand up for both the Chinese position and the socialist regime. This expressed the ideas of observing international events, standing strong and independently, approaching conflicts with confidence, keeping a low profile, never taking the leading role, and lastly, acting. This guideline is known as the policy of the four bu and the two chao. These included that you do not replace Soviet Union by raising the socialism’s flag, do not become the leader of the Third World, do not get involved in any kind of conflicts, do not make any enemies by not paying attention to intervention with affairs of other countries, pick up on specific issues, and think above and beyond the system of …show more content…
Following the 1980s under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping, Beijing said it follows an “independent foreign policy of peace” under China’s fundamental foreign policy goals are to save China’s independence, in addition to its sovereignty and territorial integrity. Also, to create an international environment for China’s reform and to open up and modernization. International views about Deng Xiaoping were also varied depending on the country. Prior to the protests at Tiananmen Square, he led his country through economic reforms. He never officially held an office title such as “head of state” or “head of government”, he was the “paramount leader” from 1978 to 1992. He took over after the death of Mao Zedong. During the time of morning for the people of Beijing, there were 100,000 people on Tiananmen Square. There was a lack of leadership during the tike of the protests of 1989, so the people protesting raised the issue of corruption in the Chinese government, and spoke their opinions about wanting economic

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