Chiang Kai-Shek Essays

  • Chiang Kai Shek

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    One of the several ways that scholars see Chiang being a corrupted leader is through his poor military tactics and decision-making. During his power in China, Chiang was in control over most of its military forces. However he was so attached and focused on defeating the Communist Party that he used all his forces solely on this purpose. Jonathan Fenby writes in his biography on Chiang, “Chiang was undoubtedly a reactionary authoritarian who set no great store by the lives of his compatriots and

  • Biography Of Chiang Kai-Shek

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    Born in 1887, Chiang Kai-shek was the innate successor to Sun Yat-sen, the leader of the Chinese Nationalist Party, known as the Kuomintang or Guomindang. Kai-shek would become an essential constituent of Chinese history in the 1900s. (Trueman) Chiang Kai-shek was born in the Chinese seaside province of Zhejiang. (“Chiang Kai-shek”) He was born the son of an affluent merchant of salt. (Fredriksen) However, Kai-shek was reared by his widowed mother, and with the necessary and pertinent standard Chinese

  • Chiang Kai Shek's Legacy

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    Chiang Kai Shek, who started out as military leader, built an enormous legacy that is tied around both China and Taiwan. Chiang was born on October 31, 1887, in a small town in Zhejiang province, China. Though his father died when he was at a young age, it never affected him, he continued to pursue in the military career. While in Japan attending the Imperial Japanese Army Academy, he devoted most of his time studying the work of Sun Yat Sen who was the leader of the nationalist party (Kuomintang)

  • History Of The Hui People

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    the ma clique, Ma Bufang, Ma Hongkui, and Ma Hongbin, they were known as the “Xibei San Ma” or “Three Mas of the Northwest”. The Guomindang was a political party, created in 1911, comprised of several Chinese nationalists and the Hui people. Chiang Kai-Shek, Jiang Jieshi, opposed the thought of several ethnicities in China. He believed that there was only one race, the Han, he grouped the Hui people with the Han people just thinking that they were no different, but accepted Islamic Ideas. The Ma

  • China After World War II

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    China After World War II Civil war is raging in China. Across the plains of Manchuria troops of Chiang Kai-shek’s central government are battling for supremacy against the military forces of the Chinese Stalinists. With the generous aid of American imperialism, Chiang Kai-shek succeeded, in May, in capturing the strategic town of Szepingkai. Next, the Stalinists were ousted from Changchun, the Manchurian capital. The fall of Kirin followed. At this writing (early June) Chiang’s forces

  • Summary Of Wild Swans

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    Jinzhou during 1945-1949. The two were the Kuomintang and the Communists. The KMT, which is the Chinese Nationalist Party, was run by military and political leader Chiang Kai-shek,

  • The Coming to Power of the Communists in China in 1949

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    The Coming to Power of the Communists in China in 1949 The leadership of China at the beginning of the 20th Century was very different to how it is today. The Communists did not come to power without a long and bitter struggle against the many foes that came across their path between the time of their creation, in 1921, and their eventual success in 1949. The Double Tenth Revolution of 1911 overthrew the emperor of China, as he was only a child and could not contain the ever-depleting

  • Analysis of the First Chinese Civil War

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    and could not prevent China from being exploited by foreign powers. To restore order and regain central control over China, the nationalists and communists first worked together. Chiang Kai-shek, leader of the nationalist forces, was anti-communist and removed communists from key positions in unified party. Chiang Kai-shek then went on to attack the communists in Shanghai 1927. This split between the communists and the nationalists led to the Chinese Civil War. The Chinese Civil War (1927-37 & 1946-49)

  • A Comparison Of Chiang Kai Shek And Mao Ze Dong?

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    Chiang Kai Shek and Mao Ze Dong are the two leaders that have the different ideology and the development based on their culture and social aspect. Chiang Kai Shek is the political leader of China who remembered led China during the Japanese-Chinese war that began in 1937. He previously led the Kuomintang forces before becoming leader of the Republic of China in 1928. He applied nationalist ideology that has a nice orderly target to achieve its own collective governance, regional integration, and

  • GMD And CCW

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    nationalist party established by Sun Yat-Sen in 1912 while Chinese Communist Party (later referred as CCP) was founded in 1921. The alliance set a National Revolutionary Army for the Northern Expedition in 1926. In 1927, during the expedition, Chiang Kai-shek purged the communists; and as the result the first united front ended. In this paper, the attitudes of GMD and CCP to the first United Front will be compared and contrasted. As the part of united front, the attitudes of alliance to the Northern

  • How Did The Soong Sisters Influence The World

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    History is not created through chance, but instead it is made through the work of inspiring individuals. An example of this would be how the Soong Sisters affected both China and other countries with their intelligent and powerful attitudes toward the world. Although they were known as sisters, these three women worked independently for many of their most powerful years, and eventually separated because of their husbands. Soong Ching-Ling and Soong Mei-Ling were more influential and significant working


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    the Chinese probably enjoyed a higher standard of... ... middle of paper ... ...h of 1935, the CCP made its headquarters in the remote mountainous area of Yenan in north China subsequent, after they have been driven out of southern China by Chiang Kai-shek and Nationalist troops. The CCP gained strength by experimenting with land reform and other policies to ease the plight of the peasants and by calling for united resistance against the Japanese. In 1945, after the end of WW II with the defeat

  • Symbols in A Separate Peace, by John Knowles

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    The theme “rite of passage” was used in the novel A Separate Peace, by John Knowles. This moving from innocence to adulthood was contained within three sets of interconnected symbols: summer and winter, the Devon and Naguamsett Rivers, and peace and war. These symbols served as a backdrop upon which the novel was developed. The loss if Gene Forrester’s innocence was examined through these motifs. The summer and winter sessions symbolized Gene’s loss of innocence. During the summer sessions, the

  • The Fall of the Kuomintang to the Chinese Communist Party

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    during the Northern Expedition, an effort aimed at unifying all of China under one political rule. The war ended in 1949 when the leader of the CCP, Mao Zedong, established the People’s Republic of China in Beijing, and the leader of the KMT, Chiang Kai-shek, and his followers fled from the mainland to Taiwan. In addition to the ongoing civil war during this period, China was also invaded by the Japanese. The Japanese launched their first attack on China in 1931 with the Manchurian Incident, but did

  • The Chinese Revolution of 1949

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    The Chinese revolution of 1949 Introduction The declaration of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949 by the Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong signified a revolution in China that brought an end to the costliest civil war in Chinese history between the Nationalist Party or Kuomintang (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) that had lasted a period of 22 years from 1927 to 1949. The Chinese revolution of 1949 signified the beginning of an era of Communist Chinese rule ushered in by the

  • The Ideology of Mao Zedong

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    t A. Mao ZeDong is one of the greatest leaders in the history of New China. The influence of Mao’s theory is profound and lasting. He is a great thinker, poet, and a highly intelligent military strategist. Under his leadership and the actions he performed during The Long March, Chinese Civil War then defeating the Kuomintang Party to built the New China are the main epic episodes. Mao ZeDong's extravagant actions made two of the many changes to China. They are the shift from a capitalist system to

  • Analysis and Description of Taiwan's Three Principles

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    Part A: The Nationalist party went to Taiwan after they lost the Chinese civil and with them, they brought their ideas and through those ideas, they carried the ideology of Sun Yat-Sen's three fundamental principles of the people. This investigation investigates: Why were Sun Yat-Sen’s three principles of the people fully achieved after 1988? My investigation will focus on why it was achieved by analyzing the Three Principles and comparing them to the government that was established in Taiwan. The

  • Battle Of Shanghai Essay

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    Airplanes have played a crucial role in the Battle of Shanghai, from killing hundreds of thousands of people. The destruction caused by the dropping of bombs on cities and major cites. After the defeat of China by Great Britain in the second Opium War (1838-1942), as part of the concession under the Treaty of Nanjing, British troops occupied parts of Shanghai. Great Britain declared Shanghai’s ports open to foreign trade .As commerce grew what, was once a small walled town surrounded by poor villages

  • Critical Analysis of China Marine By E. B. Sledge

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    the story about the life of Sledge while he was at North China. After seven year war with Japan, China experiences an eruption of the long simmering civil war. The China civil war was the war between the China Nationalist and China Communist. “Chiang Kai-shek was the leader of Nationalist China and Mao Tse-tsung was the leader from revolutionary communist” (Sledge xix). American soldier involved in this war to support China Nationalist and defeat the China Communist. American wanted secure North China

  • Coming of Age in A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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    return address. They all gave me the same answer after they saw my medical report on me. The answer was no soap. We can’t use you. I also wrote to the Coast Guard, the merchant Marines, I also wrote to General de Gaulle personally, I also wrote Chiang Kai-shek, and I was about ready to write to somebody in Russia.’” (Knowles 181-182). “‘I’ll hate it everywhere if I’m not in this war! Why do you think I kept saying there wasn’t any war all wint... ... middle of paper ... ...artly from that, don't