Guomindang


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Related to Guomindang: Long March, Chiang Kai-shek, May Fourth Movement, Jiang Jieshi
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the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen

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CHINA CARRIER DEVELOPMENT TIME LINE 1928 China's British-trained navy commander Chen Shaokuan submits China's first aircraft carrier proposal to the Guomindang government, which rejects it the following year.
The Guomindang government of Chiang Kai-shek, newly arrived in power, presented its version of a modernity suitable to China.
When confronted by Indian authorities, Chinese initially dismissed the discrepancies as simply reflecting old Guomindang (Chinese Nationalist Party) maps.
For almost four decades, the Guomindang (GMD) government on Taiwan banned the organization of genuine political opposition and suspended national-level elections under the Temporary Provisions of 1948.
In 1928, the Guomindang established a new capital in Nanjing and regained tariff autonomy, but, like the Song on which it modeled some of its policies, it proved unable to reassert central control over much of the country including the treaty-ports that remained in foreign hands.
As such, the Communists were in a better position than the Nationalists (or Guomindang, GMD for short) to receive the forthcoming Japanese surrender, but to Chiang, Mao's armies were nothing more than a dangerous group of "bandits.
Chiang Kai-Shek ran his portions of China any way he could and the Guomindang ran an inefficient and corrupt bureaucracy.
119) After October 3, 1945, some authority on the island was vested in the Chinese government under the Guomindang party, although it is by no means clear whether this government was sovereign or, rather, was acting under the mandate of the Allied Supreme Command.
At one point, in fact, officials of the Communist Party actually moved to prohibit any criticism of the Guomindang policies with The Publication Law of 1937 which instilled a real fear of punishment, even death, and ultimately, self-censorship behaviour.
In line with the policy of its Nationalist Chinese allies (the defeated Guomindang army that fled to Taiwan), the U.
Long an important city, Nanjing was the national capital of China both under the Guomindang (KMT) and during the early Ming Dynasty.
Art exhibitions would play a role in resuscitating Japan in American eyes after the war or in consolidating support for the Guomindang after 1949.
Because the war was fought between China's nationalist government, the Guomindang (GMD), and the Japanese government, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) did not have a successful military role.
He and a CIM companion, Alfred Bosshardt, had the misfortune to fall into the hands of the Second and Sixth Red Armies, headed respectively by He Long and Xiao Ke--just at the time when Chiang Kai-shek's Guomindang forces were attacking Communist enclaves in upland South China.
He describes how the viewpoints of local managers of provisioning understood Canton as a part of an international network of trade in maritime Southeast Asia and how this view came into conflict with the nationalist modernizing plans of Sun Yat Sen's Guomindang, who came to see foreign-rice imports at cheaper prices into Canton as a source of trade deficit and outflow of national wealth.