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Rise of the People's Republic of China

Timeline created by agorman051 in History
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441px the ci xi imperial dowager empress (5) small square Late Qing Reform The empress of the Qing was Dowager Cixi. She issued a reform in 1901, which was an attempt to calm civil disorder. This movement was called The Late Qing Reform.
Puyi manchukuo small square Emperor Puyi Manchukuo Puyi was an emperor of the final Qing Dyansty. He was born on the seventh of February, 1906. He was one of the youngest rulers of China, being placed on the throne at the age of two.
800px xh1 small square Wuchang Uprising The wuchang uprising occured on the 10th of October, 1911. It was a rebellion against the Qing government. This event marked the end of the Qing dynasty.
800px flag of the republic of china.svg small square Republic Of China is Established The Reoublic Of China was established on February 12th, in 1912. The republic was formed directly after the Qing dynasty fell. It was based off of a nationalist system.
Shangtang small square Chinese Civil War This was the Chinese civil war of 1927. It was a battle between three different ruling powers within China. The civil war ended in 1950.
800px flag of the people's republic of china.svg small square Form of the Poeple's Republic of China The People's Rebublic of China, or PRC, has been in power from 1949 to the present. It suceeded the Republic of China, after the Civil War. It uses a Marxist/Lenist governing system.
Images 1 small square Fall of the Republic of China The republic of China lasted from 1912 to 1949. It withdrew from power after the civil war. It was then suceeded by the People's Republic of China.
Screen%20shot%202012 05 03%20at%2011.19.33%20am small square Great Leap Forward This was a major campaign that was started in 1958. It was led by Mao Zedong, and the Communist Party of China. Mao planned to industrialize China, and turn it into a communist country. The flag to the left reads "make the great leap forward"
Cultural revolution poster small square Cultural Revolution The cultural revolution of China took place between 1966 and 1976. This revolution was led by chairman Mao. It was one of the major reforms that occured under Mao's rule.
Mao small square Death of Mao Zedong On the 9th of September, 1976, Mao Zedong died. He was the head of the Communist Party of China, and the PRC at that time. He was suceeded by Hua Guofeng.
220px one child policy small square One Child Policy The one child policy was established by the PRC in 1978. It was an effort to limit the population of China. The picture to the left reads "For a prosperous, powerful nation and a happy family, please practice family planning."
220px deng xiaoping small square Deng Xiaoping Deng Xiaoping began his political rule of the PRC in 1978. He made several reforms, aiming to strengthen China's economy. his position in the government came to an end in 1992.
20031125123522 small square Economic Reform This was a reform led by the PRC in 1978. Deng Xiaoping was the leading revolutionist at the time. Deng was attempting to make China the country 'socialism, with Chinese characteristics.'
220px jiang zemin at hickam air base, october 26, 1997, cropped small square Jaing Zemin Jaing Zeming was the president of the PRC, from 1993 to 2003. He, like Deng Xiaoping, led several reforms within China. He was eventually succeeded by Hu Jintao.
220px hu jintao cannes2011 small square Hu Jintao Hu Jintao is the current leader of China. His presidency of the PRC began in 2003. He has helped China stabalize its economy, and become a strong worldwide power.
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