China DBQ Essay

China DBQ Essay

For much of China’s history, the dynastic cycle dictated the flow of governmental regimes, and while all claiming to be distinct in government, where really much in the same. However, with the end of the nineteenth and start of the twentieth century, the last Chinese dynasty, the Qing, collapsed giving way to a republic. The Republic claimed to be for the people and by the people, but through corrupt leaders, the republic became corrupt and inefficient, causing the 2nd Chinese civil war. Through many years of struggle and turmoil, the communists took over China, promising reform, to rebuild China as a new and powerful state. However, It can be argued that based upon ...

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Document seven supports the economic growth, because it shows how Shanghai went from being a cluster of few story-tall buildings, to a massive city with bustling roads, waterways, and tall, extravagant skylines. But why is such economic growth a change in China? Well, as stated by document three, China sought isolation from the world, hoping to have all it's borders protected so no one could invade China. Now, with the economic reforms under the communist regime, China is growing to be one of the most powerful economies in the world, soon to rival the United States. Furthermore, in document nine, it is shown that Chinas has now gone from the isolated history that it has known for thousands of years, and is now projecting its power to its neighbors, mostly in the form of artificial islands which could allow China to extend it’s EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone) into the entirety of the South China Sea, which would give China immense power in controlling world trade, and with the ...

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Added: 5/25/2018 11:13:38 AM
Submitted By: bj50965
Category: Asian Studies
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 877
Pages: 4

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