EASC150 10.22.09

EASC150 10.22.09 - East Asian Societies October 22. 2009...

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East Asian Societies October 22. 2009 The Taiwan Presidential Election of March 22, 2008 KMT- Kicked out of mainland china Before 1997: business people were treated well in Hong Kong From the mainland point of view, Taiwan is very important o There is a lack of importance of Taiwan to the United States There is a conflict in trade issues, human policy issues between Taiwan, China and the US Taiwan 2008- Presidential Election o Background: 1949-1988 Shek and his son Qua are the two main presidents o Early Democratization o 1996- First direct presidential election The first debate o 1996 elections: Become Ming was running of the DDP ticket, Ming was an outspoken advocate of Taiwan independence China began to have missile tests on the coast of Taiwan US send two aircraft carrier groups near the Taiwan straights to show that they were concerned and that there should be no conflict in the Taiwan straights area o Blue during a campaign are the nationalists
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