To do this they must have military power as well as economic power. China still wants to be the ‘middle-kingdom’ and the top leaders know this will take giving up short-run concessions in order to gain long-run supremacy. China will be hurt in the short-run by increasing its economic interdependence. The removal of certain tariffs and regulations will open up the Chinese market to outside competition. Government owned companies that were losing money will not survive with out drastic changes.
Chinas Economy China has experienced major economic growth in the past forty years, but how did it develop into the economically powerful country that it is today? China has been through many difficulties and complications to get to the place it is at today. China’s government is called the People’s Republic of China and it operates on a socialist market economy. The culture of China is very diverse, it has fifty-six minority groups and many cultures have their own languages. However, the Chinese culture is trying to transition from traditional Chinese culture to a more modernized version of Chinese culture.
The Song dynasty was the beginning of modern China. This era was marked by a flourishing economy, a deep distinctively Chinese culture, and technological revolutions. From the beginning to the end the Song dynasty was under a constant threat from northern tribes that coveted the wealth of the Song. The powerful states that surrounded the Song dynasty crushed all hopes for expansion. The Song was forced to focus on developing their own country instead of conquering others.
By adopting democratic ideas they might be able to loosen up that tension. Based on recent political and economic reform, China is moving in the direction of democratization. These hopes have largely been quelled by the illegality of a civil society. However, a new challenge to the government is the growing population, the fractured economy and bureaucracy. The main challenge the Chinese government faces is the pressure to continue this rapid growth.
The Chinese used many inventive innovations to prosper as an economic power and stabilize intellectually. Change mixed with innovation proved to be the roots of China’s success as a powerful nation to be reckoned with for the vast numbers appeared in China’s favor. The rise and fall of dynasties is a commonly discussed characteristic of the Chinese. The Shang dynasty (1500-1050 B.C.E.) was the foundation of innovative and progressive movements with the first to achieve a working writing system, metalworking, municipalities, and chariots.
The rapid capitalistic expansion happening in China is always hindered by the politicians with distortions of bureaucracy. The demands of the economy are in conflict with the demands of politics, this political interference is the result of one of Mao's famous slogans: "Put politics in command!" The use of this policy in Hong Kong would not be well received. Thus Hong Kong's prospering industry would feel uncertain about the Communist rule, and what form it would take in the future. Since the beginning of this century there has been a constant power struggle in China.
China has been a preeminent recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI). Until 2011, there is over $1.2 trillion have been invest in China as foreign direct investment, it made Chinese industries has been transformation, and contributed enormously to the nation’s industrial output. In addition, the more foreign manufactures, the more Chinese subsidiaries have dominated (Wei, Xiao & Yuan, 2014). When a multinational company announces as new project in a poor county, it is usually a Sause for celebration. Especially when this project would not hurt the environment
Since then, the Chinese had built up a more powerful and modernized country. Since conflicts between nations make native to build up, modernize and improve their nations, including the political system. As a result, war promotes nation building. Economically, war can encourage the economic development of a nation. It is because war requires a huge number of government expenses for the army.
With the military increasing then the economy increased significantly. Now Deng could say that he wields the ability to feed, protect, pay, and give useful technology to his people but Deng was missing one very important thing. China’s political status with some countries was not at all desirable. This is so because of past wars and many unfair treaties during China’s time of revolution but also because China is a communist country. To most of the west communism is an evil and horrible thing.
Germans had found a new form of patriotism that led to a want for power and a new notion of German Superiority. Bismarck succeeded in making Germany a great nation, but did so with an authoritarian rule that led to more and more problems. After Bismarck’s dismissal, William II came into power whose desire for Germany to become a world power was much greater and dangerous. William II managed to grow tensions with the other major European powers that surrounded it, this led to distrust with the nation and an arms race with the Allied Powers. Germany’s fast and growing expansionism led the country to wanting more and more power, these factors combined guided the country to war in 1914.