The Republic of China

1. The Revolution of 1911 ended the imperial system and established the Republic of China, Asia’s first republic. Was the revolution a complete success? What kind of revolution was Sun Yat-sen hoping to accomplish? Did the Republic live up to popular expectations? Discuss.

2. What is the historical significance of the May Fourth Movement? In you answer, be sure to discuss in what ways World War I and international politics became contributing factors to the Movement.

Those two short answer question require minimal 350 words for each. and please provide reference from the book “The Rise of Modern China” by C Y Hsu