Flashcards in 9. Significance Of Events - China Deck (10):
What was declared on October 1st 1949?
Mao Tse-tung declared the People’s Republic of China
What happened after establishment of the people’s Republic of China declaration?
The nationalists who previously ruled the country retreated to the island of Taiwan as China became communist
What were the effects on China after ww11?
Left the country devastated and briefly allied communists and nationalists until 1946 prompting the civil war
when did communism take hold of China?
in 1949 When mao tse-tung declared the establishment of the people’s republic of China?
What did the do to help China?
-sent $300 million in aid to them
-allowed 8000 Chinese students to go to China to learn science and tech
-sent 20,000 su experts to help China develop
How did China and the su get on?
They had a good relationship as the su proved they were willing to help China and so exposing the country to communism full on
Why was Stalin really helping China?
To personally benefit the su and in order to expand his soviet sphere of influence
In Washington and other western capitals, what was mao’s victory seen as?
-a failure of the Truman doctrine and policy of containment
-a victory to Stalin by influencing the most highly populated country in the world
-a threat to the rest of Asia as communism could now spread especially vulnerable countries like Japan that was still recovering from ww2
What did the us do in response to mao’s victory?
They dramatically increased the funding to Japan and other countries around Asia to prevent the su sphere of influence spreading