POL S240 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Jiang Zemin, Deng Xiaoping, Special Administrative Regions Of China
1911: revolution led by sun yat-sen overthrows 2,000- year-old imperial system and establishes. Communists win the civil war and establish the. Party to oppose warlords who have seized power in the new republic. 1937: japan invades china, marking the start of wwii in. China"s most powerful leader, launches nation on path toward economic development. 1997: deng xiaoping dies; jiang zemin becomes china"s top leader. 2002-2003: hu jintao suceeds jiang as head of the ccp and president of china. re- elected in 07-08. Not passive, deeply reactive. no institutionalized way of responding to the state does not mean they do not respond: citizens are hypercritical of their news because they know the news is not including important issues. Don"t know the real diversity, about 8. 5% actually belong to these recognized nationalities: approx 92% are ethnically chinese. 8% made up of more than 50 minority ethnicities: mandarin the main language, cantonese, shanghaiese. minority languages - tibetan and.