China and the Rise of Communism. Democracy’s Failed Ground. Kuomintang Power. 1911 – Sun Yixian (Chinese Nationalist Movement) overthrows last emperor (Pu Yi). WWI – Allied Involvement. On the Allied side against Germany in WWI Hope to regain lost lands from Germany. Betrayal.
Democracy’s Failed Ground
34 warlords eliminated, and finally communists are targeted
Chiang and Mao in Better Days
Mao with US Military in WWII