In Chinese and Indian Government
 Mao Zedong declared the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1947.
 Needed manpower for army and economy to be...
 Families (with some exceptions) are limited to one child only.
 Heavy fines, loss of property, or loss of job are given...
 In early 1970s Indira Gandhi (Prime Minister) began forced sterilization after
the use of contraceptives and abortion ha...
India, China, and the Asian Tigers
 In the 1990s, gov’t loosened controls of industries and reduced
trade barriers.
 New businesses increased!
 However, m...
 Today, China’s economy = 2nd largest (behind U.S.)
 Deng Xiaoping (in 1985) made economic reforms by combining a
planne...
 Boosted by U.S. aid and foreign trade (especially during Korean War).
 Constructed modern factories and rebuilt heavy i...
 Poor and underdeveloped like
all of Asia in the 1960s, but
used Western influence (like
Japan) to change.
 Began educat...
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Population Control in China and India/ Econ. Rise of Asia

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. In Chinese and Indian Government
  • 2.  Mao Zedong declared the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1947.  Needed manpower for army and economy to be a super power  Encouraged the Chinese to multiply  Condemned birth control Through the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution, the gov’t flip flopped on population control depending on need for labor force.
  • 3.  Families (with some exceptions) are limited to one child only.  Heavy fines, loss of property, or loss of job are given to those who break the policy
  • 4.  In early 1970s Indira Gandhi (Prime Minister) began forced sterilization after the use of contraceptives and abortion had already been unsuccessfully tried for decades.  Men with 2+ children had to be sterilized.  Caused people to dislike “Family Planning” Family Planning Symbol
  • 5. India, China, and the Asian Tigers
  • 6.  In the 1990s, gov’t loosened controls of industries and reduced trade barriers.  New businesses increased!  However, most prosperity from the strong economy has only gone to minority
  • 7.  Today, China’s economy = 2nd largest (behind U.S.)  Deng Xiaoping (in 1985) made economic reforms by combining a planned economy with a market economy.  Living conditions have improved, but it hasn’t reached all of China (hence the one child policy to limit population)
  • 8.  Boosted by U.S. aid and foreign trade (especially during Korean War).  Constructed modern factories and rebuilt heavy industry (steel, automobiles)  Japanese strong work ethic helped greatly  In the 1970s, Japan began focusing on electronics and computer tech.  Now they are a world leader in these areas.
  • 9.  Poor and underdeveloped like all of Asia in the 1960s, but used Western influence (like Japan) to change.  Began educating and training citizens  Received aid from the U.S. during Cold War  Benefited from close shipping routes in the Pacific  Focused on growth from export of consumer goods to the U.S.