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    Sun Yat-Sen

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    Sun Yat-Sen In the late 19th century the Qing dynasty of China had become corrupt and had dwindled into a shadow of its former glory. In short, the Imperial age of China was coming to a close. One of the men living in this time took a different path than those of his countrymen–possibly by exposure to the western world, possibly by his exposure to Christianity, maybe even due to the fact that he was peasant-born. Though his actions resulted in a period of turmoil, the father of modern China, Sun

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    spoken by Sun Yat-Sen at one of his many speeches. Sun Yat-Sen was a Chinese revolutionary who sought to make China into a republic so he could end the suppressive Qing dynasty, and was elected by officials to become the first president in 1911. Sun Yat-Sen was born on November 12, 1866 in the village of Cuiheng, Guangdong, China. He was born into a peasant farming family that was underprivileged. On the other hand, Sun’s older brother, Sun Mei, became a successful merchant so he paid for Sun to receive

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    Warlord Rule and Sun Yat Sen's Inability to Achieve the Aims of the Three People's Principles I agree with the statement only to a small extent. The period of warlord rule was particularly chaotic in China. However, even when order was being restored again, the aims of the three people's principles were not all being achieved. Therefore, I feel that warlord rule is not the most important reason as to why Sun Yat Sen was unable to achieve the aims of the three people's principles. The three

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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

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    The Soong Sisters

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    “…lively little Mei-ling wishe[d] she had been born a boy so she could ‘do things’. Sweet, shy Ching-ling astonishe[d] them all by the ardor of her determination to serve the revolution which [was] prophesied by her father and his friend, Dr. Sun Yat-sen. Clever, capable Ai-ling [was] looking forward to college”(Spencer 92). Each sister was known for something different, and this led to their individual independence later in life. These characteristics are important because they described Ai-ling

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    Chiang Kai-shek

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    China could one day have a modern army. (Reese 7) There he became a follower of the revolutionary leader Dr. Sun Yat-sen. With the first tremors of revolution in 1911, Chiang returned to China and joined the Kuomintang. (Reese 8) He was completely involved in the revolt that established the Chinese Republic. In 1917 when Sun established the Guangzhou government, Chiang was his military aide. Sun sent him to the USSR to study Russia military methods and was more than willing to go. He got a good response

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    the fall

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    officially known as the Kuomintang of China but the translation means the Chinese National People Party and is also known as the Chinese Nationalist Party. The Chinese party though if looked into deeply can be traced back to the individual named Sun Yat-sen he was indeed a man whom founded the Revive China Society. This society later on ended up joining in with anti- monarchist group located in Tokyo. There then became the issue with Yuan Shikai made a statement calling himself the emperor in 1915(Keith

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    Chiang Kai Shek's Legacy

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    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) in China. After finishing his military training he joined the Kuomintang, where he worked under Sun. Sun sent Chiang to Moscow for further military training and appointed him to lead the Whampoa Military Academy. Soon after Sun died in 1925, Chiang took over and became the leader and president of the party. Chiang and the nationalist

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    Chian Kai-Shek: Visionary or Oppressor. Chiang Kai-Shek served as Generalissimo of the national government of the Republic of China (ROC) from 1928 until his death in 1975, taking control of the Kuomintang (KMT) after the death of Sun Yat-sen in 1925. Chiang led nationalist troops in the Northern Expedition to unify China and end the Warlord era. He emerged victorious in 1928 as the overall leader of the ROC.[1] Chiang led China in the Second Sino-Japanese War, during which Chiang's stature within

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    the nation before1949. Chinese democratic pioneer Dr. Sun Yat-Sen considered democracy as an inevitable step in the advancement of civilization. He advocated to Chinese people: “This world trend is vast and mighty. To follow its suit shall prosper, whereas to oppose it shall perish (qtd in Yu).” He led the first democratic revolution to defeat Qing Dynasty in order to build the whole new democratic China. However, the democratic revolution that Sun tried for finally did not succeed (qtd in Nathan).

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