Rise of the People's Republic of China

  • Late Qing Reform

    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.
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    Transformation to People's Republic of China

  • Emperor Puyi Manchukuo

    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.
  • Wuchang Uprising

    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.
  • Republic Of China is Established

    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.
  • Chinese Civil War

    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.
  • Form of the Poeple's Republic of China

    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.
  • Fall of the Republic of China

    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.
  • Great Leap Forward

    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

    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.
  • Death of Mao Zedong

    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.
  • One Child Policy

    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."
  • Deng Xiaoping

    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.
  • Economic Reform

    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.'
  • Jaing Zemin

    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.
  • Hu Jintao

    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.