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Main Question: What were the effects of Deng Xiaoping's rule on modern China?

Supporting Questions

  • Why was Deng Xiaoping's such an important figure in Chinese history?

  • How were Deng's policies similar or different from other 20th century Chinese leaders?

  • What role did the Cold War play in China's modern history?

  • What role did ideology play in the Deng's policies?

  • To what extent were the changes Deng made due to internal forces and to what extent were they due to external forces?

Key Vocabulary

Deng Xiaoping

Four Modernizations

Market/Economic Reforms under Deng

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CHINA: REFORM AND REACTION

ARTIFACT 1

Source: World History Patterns of Interaction, pages 1059-1063

THE RISE OF CHINA

ARTIFACT 2

Source: World History

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DEMOCRACY, AUTHORITARIAN CAPITALISM, AND CHINA

ARTIFACT 3

Length: 15:32

 

Recommended viewing times: entire video

ARTIFACT 4

Primary Source: "UPHOLD THE FOUR BASIC PRINCIPLES"

Source: Asia Society

THE FIFTH MODERNIZATION

Source: The Asia Society

ARTIFACT 2

ARTIFACT 4

Primary Source: "THE PRESENT SITUATION"
Source: Asia Society

ARTIFACT 4

Primary Source: "BOURGEOIS AND SOCIALIST DEMOCRACIES COMPARED"
Source: Asia Society

Main Question: What were the effects of Deng Xiaoping's rule on modern China?

Supporting Questions

  • Why was Deng Xiaoping's such an important figure in Chinese history?

  • How were Deng's policies similar or different from other 20th century Chinese leaders?

  • What role did the Cold War play in China's modern history?

  • What role did ideology play in the Deng's policies?

  • To what extent were the changes Deng made due to internal forces and to what extent were they due to external forces?

Key Vocabulary

Deng Xiaoping

Four Modernizations

Market/Economic Reforms under Deng

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