Why Did China Invade Tibet?

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The reason as to why China invaded Tibet is still an on going debate. However, it is believed that China invaded Tibet because it believes it is part of mainland China. Tibet was a former colony of Britain, bought by China for 2 million rupees, it declared its independence in 1912 only to be invaded again by China in 1950.
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The country of China considers Tibet to be the property of China. When the people of Tibet contested this belief the Chinese saw them as rebelling and set out to set them straight
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China claims that Tibet has been part of China since the 13th century. Some Tibetan exiles disagree, but since China has all the power, they do as they please.
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As He Shang says, the Chinese view is that Tibet has historically been part of China. Here's a link from a Chinese Embassy (oddly, in South Africa, but I assume it is the same as
http://www.quora.com/Tibet/Why-did-China-invade-Ti...
this is not the first time the chinese have been in tibet. they have been tormenting and bullying the tibetians for years this is nothing new. POWER. Im with you in the boycott, why
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