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Essential Questions: 
  • How can the US and the west establish and maintain positive, stable relations with China?
  • How can China preserve national unity?
  • What rights should ethnic minorities have within China?
Content: 
  • Ethnic diversity in China
  • Effects of globalization
  • Beijing Olympics
  • Taiwan
  • Tibet
  • Xinjiang
Skills and Processes: 
  • Identify and understand conflicting foreign policies
  • Formal debates
  • Balancing starkly conflicting and biased evidence
Resources: 
  • China: A New History by John King Fairbank
  • China Road by Rob Gifford
  • Oracle Bones by Peter Hessler
  • Understanding China by John Bryan Starr