Your current event connection is due on Tuesday. We will also take a short quiz on the section of the text that covers the economy. (Stop reading when you get to “Society in Traditional China” on p. 279.)
Find an article related to any of these topics. Write a brief summary of the article. Then write a paragraph that addresses this prompt:
How does the current event show a connection between past and present?
China’s military build-up
Communist Party Congress
Standardized Testing in China
Chinese educational system
Princelings (children of powerful party leaders)
Corruption, and anti-corruption efforts
Social control and censorship
What do Chinese people think about their government, or their nation? What are the challenges of trying to find out?
Honors: How has China’s guiding ideology changed since Mao, while still being referred to as “Socialism with Chinese characteristics?”