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Tiannemen Square and Bush Administration

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Photo or Army Tanks in Tiannemen Square. Digital image. Yahoo News. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Mar. 2016.

The photo above illustrates the Chinese government's reaction to the student-led demonstrations for democracy that took place in Beijing in the spring of 1989.

How did the Bush Administration respond to the student-led demonstrations and Chinese government's brutal response?

A

Bush suspended cultural and educational exchanges between the U.S. and China.

B

Bush suspended military sales and limited the number of visas issued by the State Department.

C

Bush convinced Congress to place a six-month embargo of Chinese industrial goods.

D

Bush addressed the U.N. imploring the Security Council to denounce the actions of the Chinese government.

E

Bush encouraged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to break his alliance with the Chinese government.