Week 2-1 Communist Revolution (1911-1936) (1)

Week 2-1 Communist - imperial army commanders The New Chinese Republic • Three Principles of the People What are the “Three Principles of the

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POLC 3020: Week 2 (1) The Communist Revolution (1911-1936) Aug 29, 2010
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Focal Points The Chinese Revolution in 1911 and the New Chinese Republic What are the “Three Principles of the Peope” that Dr. Sun Yat - Sen developed to create a modern China? What was the ultimate goal that the new Chinese republic pursued through the principles? The May Fourth Movement and the Communist Ideology Why and how was Communism started in China?
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The New Chinese Republic Chinese Revolution (1911) Dr. Sun Yat-sen organized small secret societies in Macao and Japan with overseas young Chinese for the purpose of overthrowing Qing Dynasty which was decayed and incompetent. On October 10, 1911, the revolutionary movement resulted in a successful uprising by discontented and dissatisfied provincial officials, merchants, and
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Unformatted text preview: imperial army commanders. The New Chinese Republic • Three Principles of the People What are the “Three Principles of the Peope” that Dr. Sun Yat-Sen developed to create a modern China? What was the ultimate goal that the new Chinese republic pursued through the principles? – Nationalism ( 民族主義 ) – Democracy ( 民主主義 ) – Social Well-Being ( 民生主義 ) The New Chinese Republic • Nationalism-The creation of a strong Chinese state by expelling foreign forces • Democracy-The adoption of four electoral rights for the enfranchisement of all citizens-But Sun’s concept of democracy is not liberal democracy but state-centered democracy • Social Well-Being The Dream of a “Wealthy State and Strong Military” ( 富國强兵 ) The Expansion of Nationalist Sentiment...
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Week 2-1 Communist - imperial army commanders The New Chinese Republic • Three Principles of the People What are the “Three Principles of the

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