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Part Of China Lot Of Money
984 wordsWhy would a communist country want to have a capitalist country? Well I think it is because Hong Kong has a lot of money, because they are one of the major trade centers of the world. Another reason is that Hong Kong was a part of China until 1842 when the British defeated China in the first Opium War and took possession of Hong Kong. In this report I will be talking about how the Communist Chinese government regained possession of Hong Kong, a capitalist Colony, after 156 years of British rule....
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Divided Into Four U S Air
1,623 wordsOn June 26, 1948 the largest airlift began as the American and British forces began the Berlin Airlift. To understand how the airlift came to be, we have to look all the way back to the Yalta Conference. The Yalta Conference began in February 1945 in which the three superpowers, America, Russia and Britain, met to discuss the future of post war Europe. America and Russia were emerging as the two superpowers, and their deteriorating relationship would soon lead to many problems that would develop...
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Cuban Missile Crisis East And West Germany
1,921 wordsThe Cold War never presented any real threat on America. It was nothing more than the propaganda of two battling super powers. The two super powers involved in the Cold War were The United States of America and The Soviet Union. The two countries were constantly battling over who is the most powerful on the planet. The supposed threats were mere techniques of propaganda used to scare the other countries public into believing they were more powerful. Over and over again the U. S would flex its mu...
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Put Into Effect Spread Of Communism
1,567 wordsThesis: The "Red Scare" of the 1950 's caused a massive movement for the people of that time period. IV. Leaders in the movement-McCarthy C. Comparisons between the Fifties and now America: Land of the free, and the home of the brave. This famous expression has been used numerous times throughout history, even scoring a line in our country's national anthem. But in our high-tech society, many Americans can not even understand what our forefathers went through to achieve this American dream. Peop...
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South Vietnam Anti Communist
449 wordsA war that began in the early 1950 s and ended in the 1973. Vietnam had gained its independence from France in 1954. The country was divided into North and South. The North had a communist government led by Ho Chi Minh. The South had an anti-communist government led by Ngo Dinh Diem. The United States supported an anti-communist regime known as the Republic of Vietnam, which is the South Vietnam. The U. S. wanted to prevent South Vietnam from falling to the communists, which eventually led the U...
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Democratic Socialism Communist Government
269 wordsDemocratic Capitalism, Democratic Socialism, and Communism/Socialism are three governments that have many differences and similarities. The Communist government has the most power of the three. China is a communist government. They do not allow free elections nor do they protect the rights of individuals. This system states it is a government that gives equal rights to everyone. However, people are usually put into the poor class, while the government takes the rich class. To keep with the equal...
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Why Did The Cold War End
1,202 words... king and Reagan's positive reception brought an end to one of the most deadly arms build-up the world had ever seen. In the ending of the Cold War the major helping hand was provided by the republics within the Soviet bloc. Nationalism in many Eastern European countries was increasing and they all started their campaigns for freedom from the Soviet Union. The Baltic Republics started their demonstration way earlier than any other Soviet republic as they were the most eager for independence. ...
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Cuban Missile Crisis At The Brink Of Abyss
1,175 wordsThe Cuban Missile Crisis was a major confrontation between the United States of America (U. S. A) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U. S. S. R). This major confrontation was in 1962 over the issue of Soviet supplied missile installations in Cuba. Regarded as the worlds closest approach to a nuclear war, the Cuban Missile Crisis was a brief encounter during the Cold War in which the United States, Cuba, and the Soviet Union were engaged in a potentially dangerous confrontation that cou...
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Ho Chi Minh U S Government
1,657 wordsThere are many speculations as to why the Americans entered the Vietnam War. American involvement was based upon a series of many choices made by five successive presidents during a span of 1945 - 1975. The decisions made by these leaders were based on one central motive, the need to stop the spread of Communism. When the U. S government marched into Vietnam, it was because it feared a growth of Communism in a region of close proximity to communist China. When the United States retaliated agains...
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South East Asia Post War Period
1,797 words... k, discovered that a tough peace treaty was not a possibility. The development of the Cold War conditions in Asia and the outbreak of the Korean war lead to the USA reassessing the role of Japan in the post-war world. Japan was to be built up as an effective counter-balance to the spread of communism in Asia. The Australian government thus had to adjust its policy realistically to these changed circumstances, obtain the guarantee of the USA for Australian security through the ANZUS pact and ...
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World Cultures Comparing China And The United States
725 wordsSkyler Ditchfield Religions are very different in both countries. In the US most people are Christian, but there is a freedom of religion so you have the right to practice any religion that you want to. In China they are against religion, because it brings people away from communism, they want communism to be the official religion of China. Status symbols of living in the US are things that you can buy, cars, houses, clothes ect. In China everyone is given an equal amount of money because of the...
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Soviet Republics Soviet Union
2,264 wordsNationalism, Identity and Human Rights In one week in August of 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic became history. The forces of reform unleashed by President Mikhail Gorbachev in the mid 1980 s generated a democratic movement. Gorbachev's economic policies threw his country into even more turmoil and chaos, as the different nationalities used their new freedoms to move away from the union. Gorbachev sincerely wanted to reform the communist system, but he did not want to eliminate it. ...
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Economic Sanctions In Cuba
2,235 wordsEconomic Sanctions in Cuba Economic sanctions can be and are a valuable tool for enforcing international norms and protecting our national interests. The U. S. Policy of applying economic pressure in Cuba originated soon after Fidel Castro came into power in 1959. The United States first imposed a full trade embargo on Cuba on February 3, 1962, after the Kennedy Administration became convinced that Castro was moving rapidly toward the establishment of a totalitarian regime in alliance with the S...
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Ho Chi Minh Chi Minh City
1,956 wordsDevelopment of Vietnam in the Last Three Decades The Vietnam War as we all know has devastation effects on the country and its people. Lives are forever changed because of it. All wars start out when two sides have differences and Vietnam was no different. It started because France and a Vietnam leader, Ho Chi Minh, had a difference in opinion about the type of government Vietnam should have. Vietnam wasnt as different as it was to Vietnam today. Before the war, the French conquered Vietnam for ...
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Hours A Day Greece And Rome
796 wordsThe Health and Morals Act of 1802 limited children under fourteen from working over twelve hours a day (Doc 3). The factor Act of 1833, which enacted that no person under 18 years of age shall be allowed to work at night in machinery (Doc 4). It allowed the child under 18 to work less than 12 hours a day or less than 69 hours in any one-week. There was a ten hours act, which said that the women or children s limit workdays are 10 hours. Socialism is one of the roles of government in the economy....
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Spread Of Communism Republic Of Vietnam
569 wordsThe Cold War in Asia 1945 - 1980 Asia was the second battleground of the cold war. To Marxist ideology, Asia was not a good place for a communist revolution as it was not an industrialised country with a large proletariat. However, neither was russia. The Chinese Civil War was probably the first sign of the cold war coming to asia. The communist forces, led by Mao had the support of the rural population while the nationalist forces tried to cling on to their decaying powerball. The civil war act...
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War Is Peace Communist Ideology
1,705 wordsCommunism, The Ideology of A Broken Spirit There are effects to any ideology. An ideology in the most common terms is simply a belief. The question is hordes ideology effect people? The communistic ideology has greatly affected millions of people. Under communist ideology the individual had to work for everything he received. A man could not keep a draft horse, which he found because that was considered to be an, unlawful source of enrichment without work. (Drakuli| 2 - 3) In communism everyone ...
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Trade Organization Wto U S Embargo
4,130 wordsUnited States-Cuba Relations and the Economies Economic sanctions can be and are a valuable tool for enforcing international norms and protecting our national interests. The U. S. Policy of applying economic pressure in Cuba originated soon after Fidel Castro came into power in 1959. The United States first imposed a full trade embargo on Cuba on February 3, 1962, after the Kennedy Administration became convinced that Castro was moving rapidly toward the establishment of a totalitarian regime in...
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1950 And 1960 Universal Declaration Of Human Rights
1,835 wordsBy: Kristi Cuschieri Japan 038; China Making big news recently was President Clintons visit to China. One important item on his agenda was the human rights issue. Violation of human rights became more of a problem after the Tiananmen Square massacre. It happened in 1989, where pro democracy students in Beijing were shot down. Even though this happened about nine years ago, the rapid police reactions to modern protests show how sensitive the bloody incident still is. Human rights have been def...
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Tiananmen Square Supernatural Powers
2,592 wordsThroughout the extensive history of China, from the Qin dynasty to modern days, the Chinese government has been witness to complete political reformations due to weaker periods in history combined with the rise of a new movement competing for loyalties of the people. During imperial rule, the era of dynasties lasting from third century B. C. up till 1912, emerging movements led by groups such as the Taiping rebels or the Boxers had disrupted the run of government. (Eckholm A Quiet) Chairman Mao ...
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