The Quing Dynasty ends
Revolutionary who wanted to modernize China
China becomes involved in WWI, and fought with the Allies. They hoped for land.
Jiang Jieshi joined the Chinese Nationalist party. Expelled chinese communist from the party.
China was supposed to get a piece of land back in the treaty, but Japan took it. (Shandong Peninsula)
May fourth movement. Anti imperialist movement led by Chinese students. 3,000 Bejing students protest the weak Chinese government for giving land to Japan in the Treaty of Versailles. They turned against Democracy and were pro communism(Lenin)
The peasant class favored the communist party in China. They thought it would be a better life under a communist rule.
Mao created the Chinese Communist Party. He became friends with Lenin.
This was the start of the modern Chinese government under a communist rule. The peasants supported the communists.
The National Republic of China fought against the Nationalists like Sun and Jiang Jieshi.
The Red Army retreated from the Nationalist party.
The People's Republic of China was formed, it was the communist government.