The new Republic of China fell into chaos after 1912 because of the mistakes of Yuan Shikai. In 1912, after Sun Yixian(AKA Sun Yat-Sen) stepped down as president in favor for him, Yuan Shikai tried to foolishly create another dynasty. However, the military didn't back him and opposition divided the nation.
On May 4, 1919 student demonstrations in Beijing sparked a movement known as the "May Fourth Movement". The May Fourth Movement is viewed as a climax of the New Culture Movement which began loosely in 1915 and ended in 1921. The May Fourth Movement was anti-imperialist, cultural, and political movement protesting the newly formed Republic of China's response to the Treaty of Versailles and the concession of the Shandong Peninsula.
The rash of strikes during 1919 were mainly due to the aftermath of World War I, and problems with labor and union power struggles. The Great Steel Strike was the most widely-spread strike. Other strikes in 1919 were the Seattle General Strike, Barcelona Revolutionary Strike, Dutch Steel Workers Strike, and the General Steel Strike in France.
A great many delegates from all over Germany attended the convention in Weimar in 1919 to help create a new constitution. The primary author of the constitution was Hugo Preuss, an attorney and liberal politician. Preuss was also a Jew, a fact that the Nazis were able to use to their advantage during their later campaigns to replace the Weimar Republic with an authoritarian Nazi state.
During the first Red Scare, 1919-1920, the President was Woodrow Wilson. During the second Red Scare, 1947-1957, President Harry S Truman served from 1945 - 1953 and Dwight D. Eisenhower served from 1953 - 1961.
China - 1919 was released on: USA: 4 May 1919
The German Republic of 1919-1933 is nicknamed the Weimar Republic.
Irish Republic was created in 1919.
The Weimar Republic .
The Weimar Republic was born in 1919.
Tripolitanian Republic was created in 1919.
Hutsul Republic ended in 1919.
Komancza Republic ended in 1919.
Hutsul Republic was created in 1919.
Republic of Prekmurje was created in 1919.
Republic of Prekmurje ended in 1919.
Cecil Earle Johnson has written: 'Communist China & Latin America, 1959-1967. --' -- subject(s): China (People's Republic of China, 1919-), Foreign relations, Latin America