Chinese Civil War

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  • May Fourth Movement

    May Fourth Movement
    The movement was an anti-imperialist, cultural, and political movement growing out of student participants in Beijing on 4 May 1919, protesting against the Chinese government's weak response to the Treaty of Versailles, especially allowing Japan to receive territories in Shandong which had been surrendered by Germany after the Siege of Tsingtao.
  • Communist Party is Formed

    Communist Party is Formed
    The Chinese Communist Party is formed under Mao Zedong, Chen Duxiu and Li Dazhao in the French concession of Shanghai in 1921 as a study society and an informal network.
  • First United front established between the GMD and the CCP

    First United front established between the GMD and the CCP
    The First United Front of Kuomintang and the Communist Party of China, was formed in 1923 as an alliance to end warlordism in China. Together they formed the National Revolutionary Army and set out in 1926 on the Northern Expedition.
  • Japanese attack Manchuria

    Japanese attack Manchuria
    Kwantung army of empire of Japan invaded manchuria after the mukden incident
  • Fifth Encirclement Campaign was Fought

    Fifth Encirclement Campaign was Fought
    Fifth Encirclement Campaign was Fought between Chiang Kai Chek’s nationalist and the Chinese communists, which were forced on the run, eventually leading to the long march.
  • Truce with Japan

    Truce with Japan
    ceasefire signed between china and empire of japan in tanggu district, which formally ended the japanese invasion of manchuria.
  • Long March Begins

    Long March Begins
    The embattled Chinese Communists break through Nationalist enemy lines and begin an epic flight from their encircled headquarters in southwest China. It was a retreat that lasted 368 days and covered 6,000 miles.
  • Second United Front Established

    Second United Front Established
    Brief alliance between Chinese nationalist party and communist party of China to resist the Japanese.
  • Battle of Shanghai

    Battle of Shanghai
    First of many interactions between National revolutionary army of china and imperial Japanese army of Japan during the second sino-japanese war. One of largest and bloodiest battles of the war.
  • Battle of Shanghai

    Battle of Shanghai
    First of many interactions between National revolutionary army of china and imperial Japanese army of Japan during the second sino-japanese war. One of largest and bloodiest battles of the war.
  • The Rape of Nanking

    The Rape of Nanking
    An episode of mass murder and rape in the city of Nanking by the Japanese during the second Sino Japanese war
  • Hundred Regiments assault on Japanese by Red Army

    Hundred Regiments assault on Japanese by Red Army
    It was a major campaign of the Communist Party of China's National Revolutionary Army divisions commanded by Peng Dehuai against the Imperial Japanese Army in Central China
  • Anhio incident ends

    Anhio incident ends
    Anhio incident ends the cooperation between the communists and nationalists of the second united, which worked in unity to fight the japanese.
  • US Congress passes China Aid Act

    US Congress passes China Aid Act
    In November 1947 assistant chief of investment and economic development discusses an economic aid program for China “as a basis for reaching preliminary agreement within the department as to the character and magnitude of the program contemplated”
  • Japan formally surrenders in China theatre

    Japan formally surrenders in China theatre
    Japan surrendered on September 2, 1945 ending WWII and setting the hostilities free of fighting. On August 6, 1945 the United States dropped an atomic bomb over the japanese city of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • Truce between CCP and GMD

    Truce between CCP and GMD
    After the truce, the red army reorganized into the fourth new army and was placed under the national revolutionary army. The CPC agreed to accept the leadership of chiang kai shek and received financial support from the KMT central government.
  • Battle of Huai-Hai begins

    Battle of Huai-Hai begins
    One of the military conflicts of the late stages of the Chinese civil war between KMT and Chinese communists. Started when PLA launched a major offensive and ended when PLA reached the north of the Yangtze.
  • Jiang flees to Taiwan

    Jiang flees to Taiwan
    Chiang Kai-Chek Fled to Taiwan to hide from the communist party that rebelled against him.
  • Mao announces the establishment of the People’s Republic of China

    Mao announces the establishment of the People’s Republic of China
    This was Mayo’s next movement into making his new government to further support his ideology and to take over China. Part of The People’s Republic of China then turned into the red guard destroying all of the old classic Chinese culture and traditions.
  • The Great Leap Forward

    The Great Leap Forward
    It was a socio economic plan created by Mao to transform China into an industrialized one. The program which wanted the advancement of industrial technology, resources, and power led to the death of twenty to forty three million due to starvation.
  • The Cultural Revolution

    The Cultural Revolution
    Started by Madame Mao their goal was to preserve their view of the communist ideology in the country through purging remnants of capitalist and traditional elements especially culture from the Chinese Society as propaganda.