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Asia 12 11 notes
Asian notes from 12/7/11
What were the 11 different countries represented at the Embassy in China?
10 were Western
1 was the Japanese
What would be the end to the dynasties of China?
the Chinese revolution
When did the Chinese revolution take place?
What kind of government came with the Chinese revolution?
a representative government
not a full democracy
Who was the politician who came to power after the Chinese revolution?
Who was the military general who was the brother-in-law to Sun Yat-Sin?
When did things fall apart in China after the Chinese revolution?
When Sun Yat-Sin died prematurely
Who did Chiang Kai-Shek go to for money for China?
the Western banks
How was Chiang Kai-Shek being attacked during his reign in China?
the Japanese were grabbing up territory
internal rebellion was starting with the communist party
Who was leading the communist movement in China?
Where was the communist movement starting in China?
in the interior with the peasants
When did the Communist movement start in China?
How far were the Chinese pushed back by the Japanese during WWII?
Chung King in the Red Basin
When did Communism gain its hold in China?
What Chinese leader ran away to Taiwan when Communism took over?
When did the US recognize the People's Republic of China?
when Nixon was in office
What is another name for the People's Republic of China?
How long has Japan been strong economically?
What are some characteristics of South East Asia?
it's on the equator
most is tropical rain forest
mostly unpop. but some areas how large pop.
How many islands are claimed to be part of Indonesia?
How many islands are in the Philippines?
What are some of the wildest places on earth in South East Asia?
What are two highly populated areas in South East Asia?
What countries were the first to get to South East Asia?
Dutch and Portuguese
What two countries actually got control in South East Asia?
British and French
What area of South East Asia did the British control?
Mamar and Burma
What areas of South East Asia did the Dutch control?
the Spice Islands
What area of South East Asia did the Spaniards control?
What area of South East Asia did teh French control?
What did Thailand used to be called?
What are the two theories for why Thailand was never taken over?
the Western world wanted to use it as a buffer zone
Thailand was actually strong enough to keep them out
What is the main religion of Burma and Thailand?
What is the main religion of Indo-China?
What is over 90% of the Indonesian population?
What was interested about the one temple in Vietnam?
it had all different kinds of religions
you could piece together the religion you wanted to follow
What is the term for when the language for trade and politics is different than the indigenous langauge?
When did America take the Philippines away from the Spanish?
after the Spanish American War
When did the Philippines finally get their independence?
What is the Philippines national language?
What is the hybrid language of the Philippines?
a mixture of Tigally and English
What is the main language of Singapore, and why is it odd?
because 75% of the population is Chinese
Where is there good agriculture in South East Asia?
the river valleys and deltas
What do they raise a lot of in South East Asia?
What are crops that you grow to sell and not eat?
What is the worst kind of farming that is also done in South East Asia?
Shifting cultivation/slash and burn
What is shifting cultivation?
When you cut down an area of the forest and grow till the soil is depleted then do the same thing again and again