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    In the 1945, Chiang Kai-shek was respected by the Chinese people and the international community as a national leader who leaded China victory toward Japan. However, three years later, Chiang was defeated by Mao Ze-dong and withdrew his army to Taiwan. This power transformation was not done overnight. Since the success of the Northern Expedition, Chiang’s government had been facing many difficult issues. In 1937, the Anti-Japanese War was weaken Chiang’s government even more. Around the same time, because of using the right straight, the Chinese Communist Party was getting stronger and stronger under Mao’s leadership. Chiang did not realize that and still decided to fight a civil war in 1945. Therefore, the defeat of Chiang was because Chiang…

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    Chiang Kai-Shek Movement

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    Although things were improving and changing under the control of Chiang Kai-shek the Communists party was not satisfied with their current position in society. Mao had failed with the previous attempted revolt in the Autumn Harvest Uprising he continued to work with the peasants and low working class in the rural Chinese provinces. However, Mao still believed in the power and force behind a peasant revolution and that they would “rise like a tornado or tempest—a force so extraordinarily swift…

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    Douglas Valentine, author of The Strength of the Wolf: The Secret History of America’s War on Drugs, documented how the U.S. government began blocking high level drug trafficking investigations before Harry Anslinger even took office with the Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN). Ralph Oyler, a top federal narcotics detective, traveled to China in 1926 to pursue a major heroin trafficking organization, but the U.S. War Department and State Department interfered with his investigation. They did so…

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    in China (“The Qing Dynasty”, Wu). Instead of debating with governmental discussions, the military eventually entered into the conflict. The Kuomintang leaders Sun Yat-sen and Chiang Kai-shek fought for a democratic Republic of China. Mao Zedong, head of the Communist Party, believed in Soviet Communistic ideals. Communism was favored by the lower, the proletariat (Durdin). When emperor Pu Yi lost power and the Qing dynasty collapsed, the Nationalist Party stepped in and ruled the Republic of…

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    President Nixon met with the Chinese premier Zhou Enlai. Both leaders made an agreement to expand their cultural contacts with each other. In addition, Nixon established plans to allow a permanent U.S. trade mission in China. Because of President Nixon, the United States is the first country to be interested in having political and economic ties with China during the 19th Century. Since the United States wanted to prevent the control of China from Russia, France, Germany, and Great Britain,…

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    Chiang Kai-shek, as an unprecedented Nationalist leader, also as a great politician and strategist, played a significant role in modern Chinese history. His unshakable position, strategic plan and frequent diplomacy helped China survived on this unparalleled crisis. The 19th century of China opened with a broad reform of institutions, particularly in the military system. As a result, the revolution occurs and “followed by the breakup of China as the leaders of autonomous armies fought for…

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    Introduction China in the early 1900s was living under an unstable economy due to poverty and a weak government. China was ruled by warlords and landlords, they took whatever was needed to help themselves. When the people of a nation are unhappily ruled by a dominant force, without aid from foreign allies, they will most likely become influenced by the ideas communism. China developed the Chinese Communist Party, in 1921, to unify the nation to stop poverty and become an independent country. …

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    interested in the communism concept and joined groups against the monarchy. While Mao worked in the library, he joined the Revolutionary Army and the Kuomintang (Gifford 26). When Mao discovered that Chinese leader Sun Yat-Sen had died, he helped in the formation of a communist group. Just as controversy arose after the death in Caesar, disputes occurred in China as to who would gain power. When Chiang Kai-Shek took power of China, he tried to stop the communist by killing them just like Antony…

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    Intelligence Agency). The total distance of roadways in China is 4,106,387 km with 3,453,890 km of them actually paved road (Central Intelligence Agency). The total distance of railways in China is 191,270 km (Central Intelligence Agency). China has an extremely long coastline. There are many major seaports along this coast. Some of them are Dalian, Ningbo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Tianjin (Central Intelligence Agency). The total amount of waterways that are considered…

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    1. How did Chiang Kai-shek lose control of China? Chiang Kai-shek lost control of China not because of the intervention of foreign powers, but due to the various domestic problems in China. Although the CCP received assistance from the Soviet Union and Stalin’s advice to overthrow the Nationalists, it only contributed to the Communists’ victory by a small amount. This was because Chiang’s Nationalist government angered both the peasants and middle class due to the government’s inability to solve…

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