The English word ketchup comes from the Chinese (a Cantonese dialect) words ke chap which mean “tomato juice”.
While minor in comparison to other sides in the war, but Maoists in China officially supported the Afghans rebelling against the Soviet-backed communist Afghanistan. Soviet-Chinese relations soured after the death of Stalin when a major shift in communist policy occurred between the two nations.
China is the leader of apple production in the world, with roughly half of the crop originating there.
Wong Kim Ark was born in San Francisco, California to Chinese parents in 1873. He would be later be discriminated against by various anti-immigration laws targeted towards Chinese immigrants, for which he wasn’t allowed back into the country. The case went up to the Supreme Court which heavily ruled in his favor. While his parentsContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Supreme Court Case That Cemented Birth Right Citizenship”
The chow-chow dog breed originated in China. Their name in China is 鬆獅犬 (songshi quan) which translates to “puffy-lion dog” in English.