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    Taiwan

    Taiwan | Teacher Resources

    If you are an educator wanting to teach about Taiwan, these featured resources are designed for you. The websites linked below offer informative primary sources, organized curriculums, and other classroom materials aimed at bringing Taiwanese history and culture into the classroom. In addition to the resources featured here, our Resources for Teachers page includes more generalized resources on East Asia as well as resource pages designated to specific East Asian countries (China, Japan, Korea). You can also find many other online materials listed on the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia website. Be sure to also visit NCTA's Partner Sites who provide excellent content on East Asia for K-12 educators.

     

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    A One-China Policy Primer | Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings

    The "One-China Policy Primer" is a thorough resource that outlines the positions of the People's Republic of China, the Republic of China (Taiwan), and the United States on the subject of the One-China concept and Taiwan's political status.  

      

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    Religion | Taiwan the Heart of Asia

    Taiwan, as all countries are, has been heavily influenced by religion and today is home to an incredibly diverse assemblage of religious thought. As the ROC boasts much freedom of religion, beliefs such as Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and many others coexist within the culture. This guide by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau discusses the many beliefs present within the country, a brief history of religion in Taiwan, and complementary images that display the beauty and originality of religious practices in Taiwanese culture.  

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    Taiwan and U.S.-China Relations | Asia for Educators

    This article from Columbia University's Asia for Educators is a detailed resource for teaching and understanding how Taiwan fits into the narrative of U.S.-China relations. The article includes a summary of international relations between the countries, two primary source documents, and discussion questions to encourage critical thinking and engagement with the topic. 

     

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