Read the powerpoint and discuss the question within at least 300 words.


  1. Read or watch the Course Materials provided for each week.
  2. Create a Discussion Board post in which you write a 1-paragraph response to each of the following focus questions (for a total of 4 paragraphs):
    • What was the appeal of Communism to the Chinese people?
    • Why did the Chinese Communist Party succeed and the Nationalist Party fail to win the hearts and minds of the people?
    • What were the core differences between the Communist and Nationalist policies?
  1. Read the Discussion Board posts submitted by each of fellow students and actively engage with AT LEAST TWO of your classmates by responding to their posts.