PART I: THE NEW REPUBLIC
Write a 4-5 paragraph essay in response to one of the following essay prompts:
- Discuss some of the social, economic, and political challenges facing the Republican government in the 1920s and 1930s
- Describe some of the people, trends, and ideas that made China of the 1920s and 1930s so culturally and intellectually vibrant.
PART II: THE CHINESE CIVIL WAR
Write a 4-5-paragraph essay on ONE of the following topics:
- What were the reasons for the Communist victory in the Chinese Civil War, and how did this lead to the formation of the Peopleâ€™s Republic of China in 1949?
- What were the reasons for the Nationalist defeat in the Chinese Civil War, and how did this lead to the Nationalist governmentâ€™s retreat to Taiwan in 1949?
total at least 1500 words.