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Unformatted text preview: In 1942, the children were put to work in a textile factory. The local girls had to walk four miles each way. The Japanese were able to treat children and adolescents harshly because they were in their classroom, away from adults. Even the adults would bow to any Japanese. By 1945 the Japanese pray for the victory of Japan. The next day, Soviet and Mongolian troops entered their city. The school closed because of the many air-raid scares. While the school was closed Changs mother received private lessons. The Communists restored order and bettered the food situation. The schools also opened again and women could attend universities. Under the Japanese women were only allowed to complete high school and they were taught how to run a family. Changs mother soon realized her growing dissatisfaction with the Kuomintang. Her only other option was the join the Communists....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course HD FS 239 taught by Professor Staufferlemasson, during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Spring '07