In Septemberwith many cities on the verge of anarchy, Mao sent in the army to restore order. Trotsky and his supporters, struggling against Stalin for power in the Soviet Union, organized into the Left Opposition and their platform became known as Trotskyism. The Revolutionary Alliance advocated replacing Qing rule with a republican government; Sun himself was a nationalist with some socialist tendencies.
The Communists and KMT were again temporarily allied during eight years of war with Japanbut shortly after the end of World War Two, civil war broke out between them. Finally, in the autumn ofthe right set of conditions turned an uprising in Wuchang into a nationalist revolt.
Many historians suspect that this fight was precipitated by the Japanese. Finally, the communist leader Mao Zedong, Zhon Enlai was shrewd enough to take advantage of KMT weaknesses and was completely dedicated.
At the same time, the imposition of Soviet domination over Eastern Europe, the Greek civil war and the Berlin Blockade marked the beginning of the Cold War. The Boxer Rebellion and the humiliating treaty that followed it further undermined and weakened the Qing regime. Its armies were poorly paid and were allowed to loot the countryside.
Indeed, if the war with Japan had not ended with the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Japanese troops had remained in mainland China, the United States might have given military aid to the communists because they represented a significant anti-Japanese fighting force there.
Qing emperors and officials were too weak to resist these incursions, so the nation was at risk of segmenting into foreign-controlled colonies. He was later a victim of the Stalin purges.
Even the mainstay of the KMT, the merchants and civil servants, had become alienated from Chiang because of the terrible inflation that followed the end of the war with Japan.
Chiang himself was not prepared to offend his industrial supporters by asking them to pay to the workers their rightful wages. For more information, please see the full notice.
Many Chinese intellectuals were attracted by Marxism. Here, it could gather its forces and, by waging a guerrilla war against Japan, lay the groundwork for its later conquest of China.
Truman sent General George C. The Chinese territories under the control of the warlords were set free and incorporated into Chinese republic.
Lyman Van Slyke, ed.The Chinese Revolution of In October ofa group of revolutionaries in southern China led a successful revolt against the Qing Dynasty, establishing in.
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