Cold War in History- Class Notes- Asia early in the Cold War - Cold War in History Class Notes Asia early in the Cold War F Asia in the early Cold War

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Cold War in History- Class Notes- Asia early in the Cold War F. Asia in the early Cold War: Japan, China, US Red Scare, Korea Japan 1.US Occupation under General Douglas MacArthur 2. Kennan and the “Reverse course” 3. Japanese Peace Treaty, 1952 China 1. 1911 revolution and leadership of Sun Yat-sen; Koumintang (KMT/GMD) National Peoples Party 2. role of Soviets in 1920s; Chiang Kai-shek; capitol at Nanking in 1928 3. Mao Ze-dong and the Chinese Communist Party 4. 1930s Civil war 5. Japanese invasion, 1937; union of KMT and CCP? 6. role of US and WW II in supporting Chiang; Four Policeman, Yalta 7. resumption of civil war by 1946 8. role of US foreign service officers in criticizing Chiang; agreement of State and Joint Chiefs of Staff; slow withdrawal of US aid to Chiang 9. role of China Lobby in US; Henry Luce and Time magazine; charges that HST is “soft on communism”; resumption of US aid to China in 1948 10. role of Soviet Union in China; Stalin’s concerns about Mao’s “margarine communism” 11. August, 1949: US “China White Paper” see Documents page 313 12.October 1949 Victory of Mao and Chinese Communists, “the east is red”

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