Mongolia and Taiwan By Hannah Ruff and Abigail Eads

History of Mongolia

Qing Dynasty ruled Mongolia until 1911.

The first constitution was established is 1924.

Mongolia was under a Soviet-dominated Communist regime for almost 70 years, from 1921 to 1990.

A democratic revolution that started with hunger strikes to overthrow the Government led to the peaceful renouncement of communism, which led to a multi-party system (1990).

Mongolian Culture

Foods: The foundation of the traditional Mongolian food is based on the products of the animal nomadic herders raise in the Mongolian steppes – meat and milk.

Religion: Shamanism- worshipped Hoh Tenger (blue skies) believe that the sky is their father and the earth is their mother in all beings of the universe.

Sports: include wrestling, archery, and horse riding

Mongolian economy

Economic activity in Mongolia has traditionally been based on agriculture and livestock. Mongolia also has extensive mineral deposits: copper, coal, molybdenum, tin, tungsten, and gold account for a large part of industrial production.

Mongolian daily life

Daily life consists of It is basic good manners to assume that people mean what they say no matter who you're talking to.

Planning ahead and being on time are less emphasized to Mongolians, and last minute arrangements are common.

Taiwan

Taiwanese history

From 1985 until 1945, Taiwan was under Japanese control. After Japan surrendered to the Allies in 1945, the US placed Taiwan under Chinese control. There was also a martial law imposed from 1947 until 1987.

In the 1999s, there was an influx of people who considered themselves to be Taiwanese rather than Chinese. In 1996, before Taiwan's first direct presidential election, China launched missiles into the Taiwan Strait to prove that they would use force to stop Taiwan from becoming independent.

Culture

Taiwan has been influenced by many different cultures other than their own. It was influenced by Japan for the 50 under Japanese control.

Now, since there are students being sent abroad to study and then moving back to Taiwan, there are influences from all over the world. The people are polite and respectful, and that character trait is passed on as a way of life.

Way of life

Confucianism is deeply engrained in Taiwanese culture and everyday life. They respect others, and family is a very important value of theirs. They serve in society while representing their family and earn respect for themselves and their family.

Economy

Taiwan is ranked the best place to start a business in Asia. However, products made in Taiwan aren't as competitive as those in other nations. Taiwan doesn't have a big advantage when it comes to exports, either

Credits:

Created with images by Rob Oo - "Pastel Sunset" • The Wandering Angel - "Road to Forever" • Bernd Thaller - "Rainbow in Mongolia" • mikeemesser - "MPRP Building, Ulaanbaatar" • GeoJono - "28-Jan-07" • ya_mayka - "mongolia desert sky" • Bernd Thaller - "Mongolian Landscape with Clouds" • A. Omer Karamollaoglu - "Archer Women" • geralt - "success road sign traffic sign" • jafsegal - "Tonlé Sap, Cambodia" • seyed mostafa zamani - "Sunset" • Mark Kao - "IMG_13278_Hehuanshan" • Juan00 - "taiwan taoyuan shihmen reservoir" • Mark Kao - "IMG_13203_Hehuanshan" • Mark Kao - "IMG_13113_Hehuanshan" • Mark Kao - "The Viewfinder_IMG_13063"

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