From Strange Bedfellows to bitter adversaries 3.17 Notes
Both of the two May 4th parties derived their inspiration from Russian modes of organization.
They eventually split and become bitter enemies.
Sun Yat-sen decides to seek the help of the Russians to
Ming Collapse and Qing Consolidation
Jurchen have had very close contact with China; in the 12th Century, Jurchen groups occupied north China
and founded the Jin Dynasty, at the expense of the Song.
After the Mongols came in, the Jurchens were defeated. S
Revolutionaries believed that the foreign ruling class was the biggest problem in Qing China,
amidst many other problems. They wanted to restore Han Chinese rule, and were the most vocal
group. They were typified by Zou Rong, who studied in Japan. He wrot
Party revision was shot down by the House of Commons. The next stage was put in place for the
gradual encroachment to Qing sovereignty and eventual disintegration.
Portugal seized the colony of Macau, and claimed sovereignty over the Macau peninsula. It a
Notes - State-Building on the margins and rise of the Manchus
Wang Yangming (1472 1529)
Spearheaded a critique of chauvinist-oriented neo-Confucianism
Believed absolute truth encompassed more than just Confucian relations; requires one to
Hu Shi (1891 1962)
Based in Peking University, graduated from Cornell University, essentially adopted and utilized a
new style of Chinese based upon the vernacular. Previously, in the Imperial period, classical
Chinese was written down. Written
Chinese governing structure post-establishment of Taiwan
Party-state: The party controls the state, and the party controls the military
Top-down organizations and horizontal groups that mobilize people
Multiple parties, but CCP dom
Tokyo wanted to fight China for reparations and create a buffer zone against Russia.
Chiang Kai-shek didnt back down, and had his best unit strike Japanese warships out of
Shanghai. Eventually, the GMD capital of Nanjing gets surrounded.
Because Chiang Ka
The Canton system worked for about a century, and business thrived. Tea became a lucrative product to
sell to the British. It became the largest of Chinese exports to great Britain, making up almost 90% of
exports. However, aside from silver, the Bri