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Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975) Chiang Chung-cheng , Chiang Kai-shek
government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the communists led by Mao Zedong China , Nationalist China , Republic of China , Taiwan
political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan Guomindang , Kuomintang
United States politician who unscrupulously accused many citizens of being Communists (1908-1957) Joseph McCarthy , Joseph Raymond McCarthy , McCarthy
unscrupulously accusing people of disloyalty (as by saying they were Communists) McCarthyism
Communists and sympathizers, persecution of suspected McCarthyism , witch hunt
period of general fear of communists red scare
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