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Asia Con’t. Aisa. Vietnam Communism in North vs. non-communists in South N leader: Ho Chi Minh French occupy VN until ‘50 Forced out in battle of Dien Bien Phu US takes over support of south Domino theory will result in Vietnam War in ‘64. China in the 20 th Century.

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Asia con t

Asia Con’t


Asia con t

Aisa

  • Vietnam

    • Communism in North vs. non-communists in South

    • N leader: Ho Chi Minh

    • French occupy VN until ‘50

      • Forced out in battle of Dien Bien Phu

      • US takes over support of south

      • Domino theory will result in Vietnam War in ‘64


China in the 20 th century

China in the 20th Century

  • Qing Dynasty last one

  • Three leaders emerge

    • Sun Yat-sen, promoted democracy in China

    • Chiang Kai-shek, supported non-communist Nationalist (N) Party, ‘27 on

    • Mao Zedong, Communist (C)Party leader

  • Fight between Communists and Nationalists, Mao and Chiang Kai-shek

  • Japan invades China, 1931

    • Rape of Nanjing, ‘37 where J rape and massacre Chinese

  • Long March ’34 N chase C for 6000m, C finally reach mountainous region of China and safety\

  • Chiang establishes democracy in China

  • ‘49 Chinese Revolution, C under Mao defeat Chiang and N; N forced out of China to Taiwan

  • Now Communist or “Red” China on mainland, Nationalist China on Taiwan


Latin america

Latin America

  • Good Neighbor Policy: FDR rejects using force in LA as US’s new foreign policy with region

  • Various countries end up w/military dictatorships as gov’ts

  • Mexico becomes one party state, w/revolutionary party, called PRI dominating the country until the ‘90’s

    • Mexico discovers oil, nationalizes oil companies

    • Chart on page 524 for review


Africa

Africa

  • Countries gain independence from colonizing countries, but many are still controlled by Europeans

  • S. Africa develops system of “apartheid” which is its version of American slavery

    • System finally ends in 90’s with the ending of the apartheid govt and the election of Nelson Mandela

    • Genocide begins in some African countries as traditional tribal enemies get hold of weapons and turn them on those they have traditionally fought (Rwanda, i.e.)

    • Africa is slowly stabilizing as a continent


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