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'''Taiwan''', previously known as the '''R.O.C.''' and '''Formosa''', is a Democratic island nation in East Asia. Known for its natural beauty, the country is 245 miles long and 89 miles wide, with a steep central mountain range and plains on the west coast.  
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'''Taiwan''' (previously known as the '''R.O.C.''' and '''Formosa''') is a Democratic island nation in East Asia. Known for its natural beauty, the country is 245 miles long and 89 miles wide, with a steep central mountain range and plains on the west coast.  
  
'''History''': Taiwan was governed by Japan from 1894 to 1945. Unlike Japan's occupation of other Asian areas, Nipponese presence in Taiwan was largely beneficial. This civilizing effect of Japanese occupation allowed the people of Taiwan to make great social and technological advances, while leaving other Asian nations such as China and Papua New Guinea in relative savagery.  
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==History==
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Taiwan was governed by Japan from 1894 to 1945. Unlike Japan's occupation of other Asian areas, Nipponese presence in Taiwan was largely beneficial. This civilizing effect of Japanese occupation allowed the people of Taiwan to make great social and technological advances.
  
'''Politics''': The Taiwanese people enjoy a free market economy, while the democratically elected government provides freedom of the press, freedom of religion, and universal health care. Nevertheless, Taiwan has been unsuccessful in its repeated attempts to join the United Nations. In the United States, both Democrat and Republican administrations have blocked the efforts of the brave Taiwanese people to seek Taiwan’s destiny on the world stage. The actions of American Democrats are understandable, since they tend to be communist sympathizers anyway. However, many people are dismayed to see the U.S. Republican party continually betray the fundamental principles upon which the United States of America was founded.
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==Politics==
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The Taiwanese people enjoy a free market economy, while the democratically elected government provides freedom of the press, freedom of religion, and universal health care. Nevertheless, Taiwan has been unsuccessful in its repeated attempts to join the United Nations. In the United States, both Democrat and Republican administrations have blocked the efforts of the Taiwanese people to seek Taiwan’s entry on the world stage.  
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==Chinese Claim==
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Though Taiwan posesses all of the characteristics of a sovereign nation, the [[People's Republic of China]] makes a claim to all of Taiwan's territory, and asserts that Taiwan is merely a territory of China.

Revision as of 00:01, 8 March 2007

Taiwan (previously known as the R.O.C. and Formosa) is a Democratic island nation in East Asia. Known for its natural beauty, the country is 245 miles long and 89 miles wide, with a steep central mountain range and plains on the west coast.

History

Taiwan was governed by Japan from 1894 to 1945. Unlike Japan's occupation of other Asian areas, Nipponese presence in Taiwan was largely beneficial. This civilizing effect of Japanese occupation allowed the people of Taiwan to make great social and technological advances.

Politics

The Taiwanese people enjoy a free market economy, while the democratically elected government provides freedom of the press, freedom of religion, and universal health care. Nevertheless, Taiwan has been unsuccessful in its repeated attempts to join the United Nations. In the United States, both Democrat and Republican administrations have blocked the efforts of the Taiwanese people to seek Taiwan’s entry on the world stage.

Chinese Claim

Though Taiwan posesses all of the characteristics of a sovereign nation, the People's Republic of China makes a claim to all of Taiwan's territory, and asserts that Taiwan is merely a territory of China.