U.S. FOREIGN POLICY. 1945-2000. ASIA. COLD WAR TIMELINE: TRUMAN 1945-1953. 1949 : Communist China. Who led the communist revolution in China in 1949 a nd came to power after a Civil War between communists and nationalists ?. MAO ZEDONG.
Who was the leader of the US backed nationalist China who was forced to flee to the island of Taiwan after the Communists took over mainland China ?
CHAING KAI SHEK
COMMUNIST CHINA WAS NOT RECOGNIZED.
NATIONALIST CHINA (EXILED ON THE ISLAND OF TAIWAN) WAS GIVEN RECOGNITION.
Suggestions of using nuclear weapons on Cuba and North Vietnam.
Produced a chilling television commercial in which a picture of a little girl counting the petals on a daisy dissolved into mushroom cloud created by an atomic bomb.
What was the name of the foreign policy philosophy that believed that foreign policy should be based solely on consideration of power, not ideals or moral principles?
Containment refused to recognize the major Communist countries. Confrontation largely meant negotiation with the major Communist countries.
when Nixon who had risen in politics as a strong anti communist visited Communist China
opened friendly diplomatic and economic relations with China
Continued negotiations with China and the Soviet Union