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The History Of Modern China

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This course provides students with an overview of the final century of dynastic rule in China, and the rise of the Nationalist and Communist parties.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Political Developments in Republican China

    • Describe the role of Chiang Kai-shek and his significance in the Republican period.
    • Analyze the development of the CCP in China, and the rise of Mao Zedong.
    • Explain how China’s relations with Japan from the 1920s through the 1940s led to CCP rule.

    The Rise of Republican China

    • Compare the development of the Communist Party in China with the development of the Guomindang.
    • Describe the events leading to the 1911 Revolution and the early development of Republican China.
    • Evaluate the role that the May Fourth Movement had in cultural and political change during China’s revolutionary period.

    A New China: The People’s Republic of China

    • Evaluate the relationship between the Guomindang and the CCP and its influence on China from 1944 to 1949.
    • Describe the changes that took place following the 1949 Communist takeover of China.
    • Analyze challenges and problems the CCP faced during the early years of the People’s Republic of China.

    The Cultural Revolution and a Changing People’s Republic

    • Describe the influence and effects of China’s Cultural Revolution.
    • Evaluate the influence of Mao Zedong’s death on the CCP and China.
    • Analyze the economic and social developments that led to China’s significant role in the global community.

    Historical China and the End of Dynastic Rule

    • Recognize the importance of Chinese identity throughout the development of Chinese history and the basic social structure of Chinese society.
    • Analyze the influence and effects of the presence of Western powers in China.
    • Explain how the Taiping War, Taiping Revolution, and the Boxer Rebellion led to the transition from a traditional Chinese identity to a more modern identity.
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