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1

China population / distribution

Almost 1.5 billion / entirely in East Coast.

2

Mao Zedong & Deng Xioping

Two leaders in China ; Mao - communist ; Deng - changed to capitalist

3

China cities - SEZs

Special economic zones - all in East Coast

4

Tibet

Province in Southeast China

5

Gobi Desert

2nd largest desert in the world, located in Inner Mongolia

6

Pacific Rim countries / economic

Those that border the Pacific Oceam

7

Pacific Ring of Fire

Volcanoes around the Pacific Ocean

8

China vs USSR

The Chinese improving relations with the US in the 1920s during the Cold War.

9

Japan - imperialism

Highly imperialistic till WWII. Did NOT occupy Siberia.
Imperialism- the drive toward the creation and expansion of a colonial empire and its perpetuation.

10

Japan - topography

Mostly volcanic islands

11

Japan - population

Steadily decreasing; low fertility rates

12

Korea(s) - war / DMZ / economies

Currently going on, in a stalement/ DMZ.
Economies- one weak, one strong.

13

Taiwan - location / politics

Politics - democratic non-communist; has a treaty with the United States.

14

China - size

A little bit smaller than the U.S.