Archive - 70 Years of the People's Republic of China
The establishment of the People's Republic of China was announced by Mao Zedong on September 21st 1949. On October 1st, a mass celebration celebrated the founding of the new nation. This new Communist state replaced the Republic of China at the conclusion of the Chinese Civil War with the remnants of the latter government relocating to Taiwan. Between 1927 to 1949 Communist forces battled the Kuomintang Party-dominated Nationalist Government, only agreeing to a ceasefire between 1936 and 1945 so as to concentrate efforts against the invading Japanese.
China has experienced waves of substantial...