EASC5 - EASC Notes 10/13/05-"gate of heavenly peace" Troops...

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EASC Notes 10/13/05—“gate of heavenly peace” Troops went back to the suburbs as the people succeeded The workers had helped the students in getting the army to retreat Constitutional rights were a big issue Problems among the students with tactics Must overthrow the government otherwise country will have no hope People were partying all over the square as a concert was held 1989 movement = self-liberation movement Students started to experience all the problems of having power, because there were struggles between groups in the Square Elections were suggested, but they thought it was too chaotic for it A proposal was made: suspended demonstrations and on May 30 th they declare martial law. Many students wanted to stay, and as some left, more came in. Some students disagreed with the new proposal because they thought martial law would do nothing. Goddess of democracy statue was made by students and brought in to Tiananmen
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course EASC 150g taught by Professor Rosen during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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EASC5 - EASC Notes 10/13/05-"gate of heavenly peace" Troops...

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