This became known as the “Tiananmen Square Massacre”. Although this event was significant in China’s history, the main event seen worldwide was the video of a man blocking a column of tanks from continuing. He signified the resilience of the public, and how they should stand up to the suppression.
From the Chinese government’s perspective, they think that they have no other choice, and they need to clear out the square from the “threatening” crowd. They also believed that any other country, ESPECIALLY the United States, would react in the same way faster than they did.
The Tiananmen Square Massacre relates to my topic because in both situations, the government took too much power to keep control over the people of the country.
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