Mongolia & Taiwan 20th century By Noah & Carson
- Stalinists Purge in Mongolia in 1939
- Also the Battle of Khalkhyn Gol: Large scale fighting took place between Japanese and joint Soviet-Mongolian forces along Khalkhyn Gol on the border between Mongolia and Manchuria.
- Battle of Khalkhyn Gol: The battle ended in a Japanese defeat. A truce was negotiated between Japan and the Soviet Union.
- Horses have aliases played an important role in daily life as well as in the arts
- The Mongolian word for "hero", baatar apperars frequently in personal names and even the name of mongolias capital
- Religions in Mongolia. Traditionally, Mongols practiced Shamanism, worshipping the Blue Sky. However, Tibetan Buddhism (also called Vajrayana Buddhism) gained more popularity after it was introduced in 16th century
- The educational system in Taiwan is the responsibility of the Ministry of Education of Republic of China.
- The system in the ROC produces pupils with some of the highest test scores in the world, especially in mathematics and science.
- It has been criticised for placing excessive pressure on students and eschewing creativity in favour of rote memorization. Recent educational reforms intended to address these criticisms are a topic of intense debate in Taiwan.