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Communist Leaders(12 Photos)
During the 20th century, the worldwide spread of communism took many different forms under the direction of each country's leadership.
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It took millennia to build, but today the Great Wall of China stands out as one of the world's most famous landmarks.
History Rewind: Conquest of China, 1932
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In a History Rewind video, discover that in 1932, without warning, the Japanese attacked the Chinese city of Shanghai. See actual footage of that attack here; images may be disturbing to some viewers.
Campaign Spot: China (1972)
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One of Nixons lasting legacies was his trip to China to normalize relations between the two countries which had been cut off for 20 years. No American president had ever visited China. Nixons tip signaled a major change -- for both America and Chinas policies. And for Republicans, a huge reason to re-elect their candidate.
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The young Emperor Qin Shi Huang was guided by advisers who wanted more control of ancient China.
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Madame Chiang Kai-Shek Addresses Congress
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On February 18, 1943, China's first lady, Madame Chiang Kai-shek, delivers a speech before the House and the Senate appealing to the U.S. Congress to provide aid for the Nationalists in their struggle against Japan and the Chinese Communists.
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