Was the May Fourth Movement in China 100 years ago a patriotic campaign or just a movement of democracy and liberty awakening ?

May 2017
Hong Kong
100 years ago the students from the Peking University started rallies to oppose Chinese delegates in Europe to sign an agreement to give up the recovery of the coastal Shangdong Province from Germany to that of the Japan rule after World War I the defeat of Germany.

Eventually Chinese delegates did not sign to acknowlege that Treaty I myself therefore regard that a patriotic movement.

Any comments ?
May 2019
Democracy is the product of economic models and social relations,
Street politics in a pre-modern countries will not produce it

So I think you are right. a patriotic movement
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