Essays Tagged: "People's Liberation Army"

A comparitive essay on how George Orwell warned us of the Tiananmen Square uprising.

ed a government that had so much power over the people, that it could never be overturned. When the People's of the Republic of China was established a year later on Oct. 1, 1949, a terrible fate had ... of Chiang Kaishek, leader of the Nationalist party. One by one cities in China fell to the PLA, the People's Liberation Army. Many years later, in 1989, the Tiananmen Square Massacre proved that it wi ...

(4 pages) 73 0 4.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Paper about Massacre at Tianamen Square.

lowed to grow; the physical mobility of labor was permitted; and rationing was gradually abolished. People's fear of expressing different opinions subsided, and the range of ideas that could be public ... death of the beloved government official Hu Yaobang. Chinese citizens had little real freedom. The People's Republic of China's constitution "guaranteed" freedom to assemble and protest, but there we ...

(7 pages) 67 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Tiananmen Square Massacre and the Lack of Human Rights 1989

he Chinese government took control by sending their army to clear the capital.On May 20th 1989, the People's Liberation Army was instructed by the Chinese government to clear Tiananmen Square and they ... men Square and they imposed control over the civilians; illustrating how marshal law takes away the people's right to protest and express themselves through freedom of speech. "Next came the tanks, wh ...

(3 pages) 79 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Some first-hand observations of China in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics

h dictatorship throws away the pretence of benevolence and becomes brutal, exchanging the idea of a People's Liberation Army for that of People's Liquidation Army. China is no Nazi Germany, but it wou ...

(4 pages) 79 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Tianamen Square Crackdown

p the situation before it escalated further.Soldiers and tanks from the 27th and 28th Armies of the People's Liberation Army were sent to take control of the city. Although the government ordered all ... surrounding the Square, with protesters repeatedly advancing toward the heavily armed troops of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), who responded with automatic weapons fire. Many injured citizens wer ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Chinese Government

ernment; the Executive branch and the Legislative branch. The Legislative branch holds the National People's Congress. It is the most powerful house in the entire government. The three thousand member ... years old and go through a one-year probationary period. The Chinese military is called the People's Liberation Army. It was founded in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province on August 1st, 1927. It is th ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

discuss the imptance of PLA as a political institution

they proved to be there just when help was needed the most, and thus the PLA is also known as the "Army of the people". The PLA is also largely responsible for the Chinese Space Program in 2003 where ... China is met. Deng called the PLA to focus more on quality than quantity and hence, the size of the army was severely cut down. They focused on transforming the army to a force that was not to be reck ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Value of Choice: A Post-Feminist Criticism of Wen Xiu from “Celestial Bath”

iu. During Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution, many young Chinese teenagers were forced to join the People's Liberation Army. Many of these young adults, especially young woman, lost their innocence a ... childhood. A girl who, like Wen Xiu and so many others from her generation, was forced to join the People's Liberation Army. A teenage girl from Chengdu, Wen Xiu was chosen for a position in the remo ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature