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Internet assignment for HIST 130. In l989 serious democratic protests erupted in China, with many students gathering in Tiananmen Square. After a tense stand-off, the Chinese government broke up the protests with armed force. As if you were asked to write a paper on this moment, research this event on the web. Consult at least 5 different websites (but not Wikipedia, off limits!) for information on the tragedy; also look at bloggers to see why this event still is important in contemporary debate.

Within one page (single spaced), evaluate the sites you have consulted: how reliable are they? Whose viewpoint is represented? Are any "neutral." DO NOT describe the event but evaluate your sources of information.

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