Midterm exam notes

The midterm exam is in class on Tuesday, February 17. You will have the entire 75 minutes. If you have not previously passes the map test, February 17 will be your last opportunity. The exam is closed-book, closed note, written in blue books. 

The exam will have two parts, with a similar format - for each part, I'll give you 6 options, from which you may choose any 4. 

Part A: Identify and explain the significance of 4 key leaders. In other words, who were they, what did they (try to) do, and what happened as a result? My expectation is that a solid answer will be about 3-4 sentences. I will choose 6 names from the following list; you may then choose any 4 of those:

Mao Zedong
Deng Xioaping
Jiang Zemin
Hu Jintao
Chiang Kai-shek
Kim Il Sung
Shinzō Abe
Junichiro Koizumi

Part B: Explain the definitions and political consequences of 4 things. In other words, what is it, and what impact does (or did) it have on regional politics? My expectation is that a solid answer will be about 3-4 sentences. I will choose 6 items from the following list; you may then choose any 4 of those:

Confucianism
Single-member district
Multi-member plurality district
LDP
KMT
DPP
DPJ
Capital
Keiretsu / Chaebol
Export-led development
MITI
Asian Financial Crisis
Selectorate
Standing committee
Central committee
Party Congress
Great Leap Forward
Cultural Revolution
Socialism with Chinese characteristics
Shanghai Communique
Normalization Communique
Joint Communique on Arms Sales to Taiwan
Most Favored Nation status
Taiwan Relations Act
Peaceful Rise
Corruption
5-Year Plan
6-Party talks
Nanjing incident / "Rape of Nanjing"
Diaoyu / Senkaku dispute