EASC150 10.20.09

EASC150 10.20.09 - East Asian Societies October 19, 2009...

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East Asian Societies October 19, 2009 Taiwan o Other words that come to mind: island, country, industrial, democracy, relationship with mainland China, corruption, political system, pollution, relationship with U.S., economics, o Internal problems: Considered to be very corrupt Former president is currently in jail o External problems: Relations with U.S. o China problems Taiwan facts: o It is an island off the coast of China o It is densely populated- 23 million people o Little arable lands o Became the economic miracles and showcases of the Asian area What factors contribute their success as a modern, industrial region: Why does U.S. support Taiwan o Want to control the government o Want to go against communism o Still think China is a big threat to America Want to control Taiwan o Want it for trade The KMT Leaders reform and efforts to make Taiwan a big power Increasing economic link with mainland China o What are the peoples attitudes about this economic relationship:
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EASC150 10.20.09 - East Asian Societies October 19, 2009...

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