of the Cultural Revolution in 1966.
Political discourse seemed to always enter into the decision-making process. Calls for historic preservation of Beijing were ignored. Perhaps the CPC was right in placing the center of New China atop that of the Old (at Tiananmen Square).
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Avoiding a civil war, the revolutionaries agreed to Yuan's plan of the unified China under Yuan's government. a b c Wang, Jun. (2010). Beijing record: a physical and political history of planning modern Beijing. World Scientific publishing. On 8 March 1912 the Provisional Senate passed the Provisional Constitution to limit Yuan's power in the future. On March 10, the Senate elected Yuan as the second Provisional President of the Republic. The power of the Nanking Government and the Provisional Senate hence transitioned to the Beiyang government in Peking, which signified the dissolution of the Provisional Government.