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Presentation On: China

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Joshua Wagas

on 31 May 2013

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Country Presentation: China 中国 By: Joshua Wagas, William Chhor, Eric Rodriguez, Edgar Rendon Ch. 3-To What Extent is China Industrialized? China was subjected as by economic imperialism. Ch. 4-Was China an Imperial Power or a Colony? China was not a nation that wanted imperialism by foreigners. China can protect themselves from invasion and any other threat. Economic System: Socialist/Authoritarian Capitalist Ch.1-Geographical and Environmental features of China Ch. 2- Political System and Revolution China is located in Asia. the capital of China is Bejing China is a heavily industrialized country, producing most of the worlds goods and quickly expanding into development and manufacture of high-tech electronics and industry. China's last three govn. is Autocracy, Communism, and then Socialism. The Latitude and Lonitude of China are 35 N and 105 E, some country around china are Mongolia, India and N. Korea, etc. Communist Party takeover of China after WWII and Nationalists leave mainland China and into Taiwan. Politcal system completely changed into what China is today. China has lots of rivers, high rugged altitudes,and very larg deserts like the Bobi desert and the Taklamakan desert The Xinhai Revolution overthrew the last imperial government, the Qing Dynasty Ch. 1 Geographical and Environmental Feat. of China (con't) Ch. 2 Political System and Revolution (con't) China has greatly increased its processing of raw materials making it one of the worlds largest source of rare earth minerals Being surrounded by water on the west side the country has easy water axsis to supply factorys, farms and homes with fresh water. Ch. 3- To what extent is China idustrialized. (con't) Ch. 4-Was China an Imperial Power or a Colony? (con't) Religion heavily affected chinese culture, such as social values. China didn't embrace imperialism but rejected it. (i.e. Boxer Rebellion) The Current population of China is about 1.3 billion people and in 2025 their will be about 1.4 billion people living in China. China could have a problem of over population, to much people not enough houses to live in. One of the problems are pollution. The fast growing industry is effecting the environment. Also another problem is that its difficult finding a house in a crowded city. The people rejected foreigners and were willing to kill them. Ch. 7-What Effect did the Cold War have on China? China wasn't in any alliance during the cold war. While pacts were being made, China broke away from soviet union. China started building nuclear weapons to keep up with other counries. Ch. 7-What effect did the Cold War have on China? (con't) Both the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan aided China. The Chinese Civil War made the chinese really think of what side to join, Democrats or Communists. China joins the U.N. Ch.6 How did warld war 2 effect China? China's purachasing power parity is approximately 11.3 trillion, thus making it the worlds second largest economy. In 1932 Japan invaded Manchuria then moved to China and occupied china during ww2. China was in civil war(Communist vs. Nationalist) but both stopped to fight japanese forces. China fought the war in the Pacific theater. China was a neutral country but the was supported by the allies to fight back the Japanese. The Chinese are facing many challenges because of the rapid pace of economic growth. Ch.6 How did world war 2 effect China? (continued) "China Timeline - A Chronology of Key Events in China." China Timeline - A Chronology of Key Events in China. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2012. <http://www.china-profile.com/history/hist_list_1.htm>. "Provinces of China." Provinces of China. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 June 2012. <http://www.worldstatesmen.org/China_prov.html>. China was attacked by axis powers but the allied power were supporting china by sending money and weapons. Two leaders were generals (Communist party Mao Zedong) (Nationalist party Chang Kai Shek) both lead their armys against Japanese. The war against Japan left Chinas economy ripped apart. China fought back with many losses ,but in January 26, 1945 China retook thier land and got the Japanese on retreat away from Japanese lands The Chinese economy is primarily export based sending thousands of ships to trade around the world. The Xinhai Revolution arose mianly in response to the decline of the Qing Dynasty, which proven ineffective in its effort to confront challenges presented by Foreign powers The country is stable but people are demanding reforms Ch. 9- Problems of Today China is facing a territorial dispute over the South China Sea, Paracels, and the Spratlys China's claim of the SCS is mirrored by Taiwan, Phillipines, Malaysia, Vietnam, and
Brunei. Malaysia and Brunei says that the territory falls within their economic exclusion zones Ch.5-What effect did WWI have on China? Ch. 9-Problems of Today (con't) One of the main reasons China entered the war was to hopefuly regain power and respect after years of economic imperialism, and to persuade the allied power to nullify unfair treaties place on China during imperialism. Japanese agression was also influenced Chinas decision to join the war. China sent a massive work force of about 175,000 on the Western Front. Ch.5-What Effect did WWI have on China? (con't) Rapid economic growth and increase in standard of living are examples of China's success Demographic crisis, inequality increasing between rich and poor, and territorial disputes are China's problems The economy is stable and growing because of selling products After the war the Chinese were not recognized at the treaty of Versailes, and all lands the siezed by China were given to Japan. This move by the Allies caused great unrest in the Chinese population and caused general mistrust to western powers in the future. The direct cause of WWI would be the May Fourth Revolution which, helped topple the Chinese Republic by the creation of a opposing political party, the communist party. Ch.8-Chinese Technological Development Technology has always been a priority by both ancient and modern Chinese governments. China has many many advances in computing, nanotechnology, biotechnology, construction, military and civilian based electronics. Tianhe-1A is an example of the level of advancement in Chinese computing. Ch.8-Technological Advancements in China (con't) Technology like internet, computers, smartphones, etc are comming into more common use. China Economic Imperialism Foreigners (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr 1930 2025 1980 1940 1950 1960 1970 1990 2000 2010 2020 Population of china from 1930 to 2025 489,000,000 520,843,000 556,613,000 682,024,000 825,812,000 981,200,000 1,133,682,000 1,265,830,000 1,347,514,000 1,434,383,000 1,471,282,000 Advances in Technology Computing Technology Tianhe-1a Huawei 4g Devices Tiangong-1 Military Technology Type 052C Destroyer DF-21 J-20 Stealth Fighter Technology Construction www.xinhuanet.com/english/. Ww2 facts http://www.worldwariihistory.info/1943.html Shanghai Chart population of china http://www.populstat.info/Asia/chinac.htm en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China. Tianjin China is now the worlds largest market for consumer goods. Internet cafe's are becoming integral part of modern Chinese culture. Ch.10-What are Current Environmental and Human Rights Issues in China. The growing gap of wealth distribution is driving a wedge between the rich and the poor. The richer Chinese are treated better then poorer ones. Spread of resources also is unequal with more reasources being pumped into developing the coastal areas. Ch.10-What are Current Environmental and Human Rights Issues in China. (con't) Despite rise in freedom of speech certain information is blocked. China now produces most of the worlds carbon Air pollution is a serious problem in industrial zones of China Citations Research conducted in Beijing (May 2004). Kathleen Walsh, “Sino-Korean IT Industry Cooperation and
Regional Security Implications” paper commissioned by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
International Security Program (June 2004). “Asianux Gains Strength as Oracle Pledges Support,” ITNetCentral (26 July 2004) accessed online <
http://www.itnetcentral.com/article.asp?id=13764&icontent=17147>. Citations (con't) www.Baidu.com/China/WW1 www.hrichina.org/human rights Whats Next for China... China problems are being fixed in rapid sucession with the initiation of 5-year and 12-year plans. China estimated to pass the USA in wealth by 2016. Greatly increased military spending has allowed China equal if not greater military capabilities than that of the USA. Chinese R&D estimated to pass the USA by around 2020. Hong Kong http://prezi.com/nscaaozrdqrm/edit/?auth_key=p6cii5o&follow=fz71q6kvjigb
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