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Tribute system In China , the tribute system began from the earliest days to provide both an administrative means to control vassals, as well as a means of providing exclusive trading rights to those who paid tribute from foreign regions. The process of tribute from a foreign nation to China allowed reciprocal trade under both imperial protection and imperial regulation, and barred entry into this trade by those who did not participate. It was seen by the Chinese as equivalent to the familial relation of younger sons looking after older parents by devoting part of their wealth, assets, or goods to that purpose. Political marriages also existed between the Chinese empire and tribute states. China received tribute from the states and gave them Chinese products and recognition of their authority and sovereignty in return. Sometimes Chinese support was significant in local politics. There were numerous tribute states to the Chinese-established empires throughout ancient history, including neighboring countries such as Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence The Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence are a series of agreements between the People's Republic of China and India . It was formed in 1954, within the context of decolonization , to ensure that newly independent nations would not have the same aggressive relationship they once had with colonizers. 1. Mutual respect for each other's territorial integrity and sovereignty (v t r r ) 2. Mutual non-aggression against anyone. (r ) 3. Mutual non-interference in each other's internal affairs (vt 4 ) 4. Equality and mutual benefit (r ) 5. Peaceful co-existence (r r ) Since 1954, the Five Principles have been adopted in many other international documents. As norms of relations between nations, they have become widely recognized and accepted throughout the region. Moscow conference The Moscow Conference of Foreign Ministers of the United States ( James F. Byrnes ), the United Kingdom ( Ernest Bevin ), and the Soviet Union ( Vyacheslav Molotov ) met in October 1945 to discuss the problems of occupation, establishing peace, and other Far East issues. The Communique issued after the Conference on December 27, 1945 contained a joint declaration which covered a number of issues resulting from the end of World War II [1] . It was signed by the foreign ministers of the three powers and contained the following sections: 1. Preparation of peace treaties with
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2010 for the course EAS eas345 taught by Professor Falkenman during the Summer '10 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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