For this time, China was seen in a doom and no achievements were made. Since 1911 when China declared its independence, they were left without a stable or well-organized government after the Qing dynasty. (World Cultures: A Global Mosaic, pg 346)This ended the sequence of dynasties for China. Civil War raged, and country seemed to fall into pieces. Dr. Sun Yatsen who had helped China organize the Nationalist Party and bring down the Qing was now the first president of the new republic. (World Cultures: A Global Mosaic, pg 346)Anyhow, his purpose was to achieve three goals: he called for nationalism, and make China one whole nation and ending with foreign domination, supported democracy, and he used to ensure the people a decent life. (World Cultures: A Global Mosaic, pg 346)Parliament was suspended during this time, and so were provincial assemblies.