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China: Present to Past. China Today. Made in China” – everything “The Five Tigers” Chinese adoptions “One Child” policy – to cope with huge population Led to infanticide and giving up of girls Chinese human rights abuses Tianamen Square Falun Gong Free Tibet Chinese corruption

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China present to past

China:Present to Past


China today

China Today

Made in China” – everything

“The Five Tigers”

Chinese adoptions

“One Child” policy – to cope with huge population

Led to infanticide and giving up of girls

Chinese human rights abuses

Tianamen Square

Falun Gong

Free Tibet

Chinese corruption

Recent earthquake – shoddy and dangerous building

The Coming China Wars – shoddy and dangerous manufacturing


China in late 1900 s

China in late 1900’s

Became Communist in 1949

Neighboring Russia had become Communist in 1917

Mao tse Dung was “chairman” for ___ years

Bigger killer than Hitler

Execution and starvation

Mao:

Hitler:

Cultural Revolution

“Five Olds”

Children encouraged to inform on parents

Red Guards

Reeducation camps


China in late 1900 s1

China in late 1900’s

China and Russia became enemies

Communism led to great poverty and backwardness, which eventually led to reforms

China is still communist, but is pursuing many capitalist economic policies

Still extremely politically repressive


China in late 1900 s2

China in late 1900’s

China claimed other territories

Taiwan – island off China

Nationalists fled there after Communists took over

Recognized as the “real China” by the US until

Hong Kong – small territory in southern China

Ruled by British until 1989

Huge international center for business

Tibet


China in 1800 s and early 1900 s

China in 1800’s and early 1900’s

History of rule by various dynasties

Opium Wars – propagated by British

Invaded by Japan during WWII – Rape of Nanking


China has always been

China has always been …

Hugely populous

Somewhat isolated geographically

Possessed “luxury goods” that the rest of the world wanted: silk, spices, porcelain

Ruled by various dynasties

Little freedom; tradition of authoritarian rule

“Country of scholars” for much of its history

Confucianism had huge influence, and people gained power by excelling in civil exams

Was “first” with MANY technologies, but often did not promote business (trade) or science, and fell behind


Best of china

Best of China

First with so many inventions

Confucianism – traditional of ethical conduct and scholarship (studying for Civil Service exams)

Chinese food!

Modern tradition of scholarship – study habits of Chinese youth

Hard workers, self-disciplined lifestyle (“Made in China”)


Worst of china

Worst of China

Rule by dynasties / lack of freedom

Footbinding

Concubines

Death by starvation of 50 million peasants – Communist farm collectivization

Worm infestations

Discouragement of science and trade

Difficult, non-phonetic written language


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