This lesson gives a brief overview of the 'Rise of China' since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Contemporary China's domestic politics, economic growth (and recent stock market slides), global investment and development strategies, as well as its regional and global geopolitical ambitions are certainly much more complex than we can cover in one lesson. However, it is a start and should provide some foundation for you to further investigate and research in the coming years and months beyond this class - as the nation will certainly not shrink from geopolitical importance.
For More Information
Indeed, the Obama Administration has embraced its "pivot to Asia" as part of its geostrategic planning. For more information on this pivot, check out the following two links:
Reminder - Complete all of the Lesson 9 tasks!
You have reached the end of Lesson 9! Double-check the Lesson 9 module in Canvas to make sure you have completed all of the activities listed there before you begin Lesson 10.