Why Did The Umbrella Revolution Didn 't Have Any Significant Impact On The Political System And Relationship Between Hong
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Soc 181A Final Paper
Why did the umbrella revolution didn’t have any significant impact to the political system and relationship between Hong Kong and China? This essay will focus on what are the similarities and differences between Umbrella revolution and the Tiananmen incident in June, 4, 1989. Chinese government have promised the One Country, Two System Law at the Sino-British Joint Declaration in 1984 in return for the Hong Kong’s sovereignty in 1997, which was an official colony of the British government after the Opium War in 1897. However, the Chinese government have failed to follow this agreement throughout these past ten years and many Hong Kongers are not happy with the degree of involvement of the Chinese Government in various political progress, especially the appoint of the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, CY Leung. This essay will also attempt to examine why the Hong Kong Chief executive, CY Leung, can still retain the position after a lot of Hong Kong citizens had exploded grievances that particularly focused on his way of compromising with the Chinese government during the umbrella revolution.
Before I discuss the similarities and differences between Umbrella revolution and the Tiananmen incident, I will first explain some essential history background that lead to Hong Kong such a special region. Hong Kong is combined with three main components and 230 islands, Hong kong island, Kowloon and New Territories. Hong Kong became a Colony of the british