Restructuring the Post World War

By hchoi1
  • Nationalists escape to Taiwan

    Nationalists escape to Taiwan
    The nationalists, led by Chiang Kai-shek were fighting the communists during the Chiense Civil war. They retreated to Taiwan after the Communists won the war.
  • Great Leap Forward

    Great Leap Forward
    The Great Leap Forward was an economic and social comapign to use China's massive population to turn China into a modern communist society. It was a miserable failure and caused Mao to lose his power until the Cultural Revolution.
  • Cultural Revolution

    Cultural Revolution
    The Cultural Revolution was set into motion by Mao Zedong. Mao managed to return to power after the failed Great Leap Forward
  • Khmer Rouge

    Khmer Rouge
    The Khmer Rouge was formed as an offshot of the vietnam People's army from North Vietnam. Khmer Rouge had a policy of social engineering resulting in genocide, and its attempt at agricultural reform resulted in widespread famine.
  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    The Fall of Saigon marked the end of the Vietnam War, and started the reunification of Vietnam into a communist state.