VII. The Contemporary Period, 1945–2000 > G. East Asia, 1945–2000 > 1. China, 1945–2000 > c. The Republic of China (Taiwan, Nationalist China)
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c. The Republic of China (Taiwan, Nationalist China)
 
 
1950
 
The Nationalist government in Taiwan at last began to introduce some of the reforms it had promised while still in control of the mainland. It had wiped out a major sector of the local elite in the repressions of 1947. Some 2 million GMD leaders, their families, and their supporters had flocked to Taiwan in 1948–49 and soon dominated politics completely.  1
 
March 1
 
Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai-shek) resumed the presidency.  2
 
 
 
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