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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who worked as the Assistant Secretary of State for Eastern Affairs?
2. What was Mao's title?
3. Who was Zhang Chunqiao?
4. Which was not address as being one of the four key sectors?
5. Zhou's critics had argued that he was too ____.
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Kissinger say about the ideology of China and Russia at this time?
2. What was the relationship between China and Taiwan at this time?
3. When did dialogue between the U.S. and China resume? What was the aim of the meeting?
4. What did Kissinger say about his first meeting with Mao?
5. Mao had two main choices of leadership. What were they?
6. After Mao announced his illness and retirement, China was in danger. Why?
7. In 1965, Mao began to show a change in attitude toward America. What does Kissinger say about Mao's new stance?
8. What were Deng's steps in the modernization of China? How did they compare to Mao's plans?
9. How did China change in the first two decades after it became a Republic?
10. What caused the Chinese to confront Communism?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is your opinion of the history of China as presented by Henry Kissinger? Do you feel that Kissinger was able to be objective in his presentation of the historical and cultural facts about China? Do you think another person might have been able to present the history in a more objective light? Would the history be as accurate? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
China always saw itself as a superior country in both power and culture. Examine this mentality. What gave China the impression that it was superior? Was it superior? How did it show this superiority over its enemies? How did other countries view this standpoint? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
Kissinger writes that the basic concept of foreign policy is that a country must be able to develop a dialogue with other countries in order to have the world succeed as a unit. This is even more important in this time of globalization as countries are expected to work together to strengthen a world economy. Why is this important? Why must the United States devote so much time and money to foreign policy? How does it affect globalization? How does it affect the United States economy? Explain.
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