20th History of Mongolia
1906- Russian troops seized plots of land in Mongolia
1911- Qing Dynasty fell, declared their independence
1915- Russia, China and Mongolia signed a treaty establishing China as a sovereign over Mongolia
1920- Russian White guards invade Mongolia
1921- Russian Army drove Chinese out of Mongolia
20th History of Taiwan
1927- Taiwanese People's Party, Taiwan's first political party, founded.
1951- Treaty of San Francisco officially signed by 49 nations; Japan officially renounced claims to Taiwan, but without designating a recipient.
1988- President Chiang Ching-kuo dies; Lee Teng-hui assumes the presidency.
- Taiwan’s population is mostly Han Chinese who were born on the mainland or have ancestors that were.
- The official language of Taiwan is Mandarin Chinese, but because many Taiwanese are of southern Fujianese descent.
- Some traditional values remain strong, including toward parents, ancestor worship, a strong feeling on education and work