The Cold War

  • Nationalists escape to Taiwan

    Nationalists escape to Taiwan
    When Mao Zedong came to power after a long civil war, Jiang Jieshi and other nationalists fled to Taiwan.
  • Great Leap Forward

    Great Leap Forward
    Mao's new plan of industrializing communist China involved making thousands of communes for the Chinese people. It ended with 20 million dead.
  • Cultural Revolution

    Cultural Revolution
    The Cultural Revolution involved the Red Guard, which were the future of communism in China. The young people would get rid of any intellectuals and information. Its goal was to make sure all were equal,
  • Khmer Rouge

    Khmer Rouge
    The Khmer Rouge were Communist rebels that killed 2 million people trying to transform Cambodia into a Communist society.
  • Fall of Saigon

    Fall of Saigon
    With Communism spreading, it caused many Vietnamese to flee Vietnam. They became known as the "boat people". Saigon was renamed to Ho Chi Mihn City.