China is ruled by the Communist Party formed in 1949. This party has full political authority and rules the country through a system called democratic centralism. More »

Recorded Chinese history dates as far back as 4,000 years. It is considered one of the great ancient civilizations of the world and the only one that still thrives. More »

The abacus is a basic mathematical computing device. It is still widely used today in Africa, Japan, Russia, China and other countries as a visual aid to facilitate the learning of mathematical concepts. More »

China is ruled by a communist government. This government has been in place since 1949. Communism in China, and in communist governments across the world, strives for equality among its citizens in economy and class. More »

The Communist Party of China took control of the national government in 1947. As of 2014, the party remains in power, though the country has gradually adopted progressively free market policies over time. More »

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Canada's government is a federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. This means that Canada, as a federation, is governed by both provincial and federal governments. More »

Italy has a parliamentary democratic republic form of government with a multiparty system. There are three branches of power: the executive, the legislative and the judiciary branch. More »