March 31, 2020
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Chinese Civil War
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After the province of Shandong was given to Japan from Germany in the Treaty of Versailles, the Chinese people were outraged and started the 4th of May Movement
Nationalist betray the Communists in the Shanghai Massacre, killing a total of around 37,000 communists.
Mao Zedong declares the People's Republic of China, symbolizing the end of the Chinese Civil War with the Communists at victory.
Lin Biao and his 300,000 men seize Japanese supplies at Manchuria, which they utilized
During the Encirclement campaigns, Japan invades Manchuria, which is known as the "Mukden Incident"
Song Jiaoren, a leading member of the GMD, is assasinated on Yuan Shikai's order
Sun Yat Sen dies, and Jiang Jieshi takes his place as leader of the GMD
Based on Leninist idealogies, Chen Duxiu forms the official Chinese Communist Party (CCP), after turning against the anarchists
A republic is established, and Sun Yat Sen is named as the first president. The nationalist party, Guomindang (GMD), is also created.
Joseph Stalin encourages an uprising in Guangzhou
Jiang Jieshi is kidnapped by his own generals, and forced to side with the communists for a second united front against the Japanese, halting the progression of the civil war
A united front was formed with the GMD and CCP with the aim of uniting China as they fight local warlords and implement Western-based reforms
Yuan Shikai instates a military dictatorship
Yuan Shikai declares himself to be emperor, and he dies on the same year
After the end of the Sino-Japanese war, the Chinese civil war resumes
The Qing Dynasty collapses due to their poor leadership
People's Liberation Army is formed
The Chinese People rebelled against foreign Imperialists in the Boxer Rebellion
Jiang Jieshi executes 5 Encirclement Campaigns in the hopes of eradicating communists
2nd Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict between China and Japan, ignited by the "Marco Polo Bridge Incident"
The Northern Expedition was launched by the GMD in the aims of eliminating warlords
Negotiations between the GMD and CCP have failed.
The CCP retreated from Yudu, Jiangxi to Yan'an, Shaanxi in the Long March, where Mao Zedong's leadership was established by a council. The Long March became the most celebrated victory in the Chinese Civil War
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