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  • Cultural Revolution

    The Cultural Revolution of China: Annihilating Culture with each Political and Class Struggle Wendy Wang Junior Division Historical Paper Wang1 China ’s Cultural Revolution of the 1900s caused radical changes to the People ’s Republic of China. More a political struggle than actual revolution‚ the Cultural Revolution had a huge effect on people throughout mainland China. People of all backgrounds had their lives changed as different factions of the Communist Party fought for control

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  • The Cultural Revolution

    Mao Ze Dong started the Great Cultural Revolution in 1966‚ in what appeared to be a massive cleansing policy to ensure the final victory of Mao and his supporters over the rest of the Chinese Communist party. Mao Zedong officially launched the Cultural Revolution at Eleventh Plenum of the Eighth Central Committee. Over the next decade‚ literally millions of people were destroyed‚ imprisoned and blamed for previously hidden ’bourgeois tendencies’ while tens of thousands were executed. Mao Zedong

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    The Cultural Revolution The Cultural Revolution had a massive impact on China from 1965 to 1968. The Cultural Revolution is the name given to Mao’s attempt to reassert his beliefs in China. Mao had been less than a dynamic leader from the late 1950’s on‚ and feared others in the party might be taking on a leading role that weakened his power within the party and the country. This probably explains the Cultural Revolution – it was an attempt by Mao to re-impose his authority on the party and therefore

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    The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution‚ commonly known as the Cultural Revolution‚ was a social-political movement that took place in the People’s Republic of China from 1966. Set into motion by Mao Zedong‚ then Chairman of the Communist Party of China‚ its stated goal was to enforce communism in the country by removing capitalist‚ traditional and cultural elements from Chinese society‚ and to impose Maoist orthodoxy within the Party. The Revolution marked the return of Mao Zedong to a position

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  • The Cultural Revolution

    The Cultural Revolution was lead by Mao Zedong‚ chairman of the Chinese Communist Party. He wanted to renew the spirit of the Chinese Revolution. He feared that China would start developing along the thoughts of the Soviet models‚ and he was also concerned about his name in History. Therefore‚ he led the cities of China into a agitated situation‚ a land full of protest. Mao wanted China to have peasants‚ workers and educated people working together. Everyone was of equal class status‚ no one was

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  • Mao's Cultural Revolution

    did Mao’s Cultural Revolution impact the people of China during the period of 1966-1968? Mao’s Cultural Revolution impacted the people of China during the period of 1966-1968 to a great extent as China was brought to near anarchy. This was essentially due to the creation of the Red Guards from the youth of China. They brought detrimental chaos to the country‚ through schools‚ colleges and on the streets. The Cultural Revolution also known as The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution lasted from

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  • Mao Cultural Revolution

    The Cultural Revolution was a violent mass movement in the People’s Republic of China that started in 1966 and officially ended with Mao Zedong’s death in 1976. It resulted in social‚ political‚ and economic upheaval; widespread persecution; and the destruction of antiques‚ historical sites‚ and culture. It was launched by Mao Zedong‚ the chairman of the Communist Party of China‚ on May 16‚ 1966. He alleged that liberal bourgeois elements were permeating the party and society at large and that

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  • Cultural Revolution in China

    The Cultural Revolution as an Unintended Result of Administrative Policies Because the Cultural Revolution wounded so many patriotic Chinese‚ the question of its cause haunts current politics. Its violence - including widespread physical attacks against intellectuals and local leaders - was its most unusual aspect‚ the thing that calls for explanation‚ the experience that tends to overwhelm other memories of 1966-1968 in many Chinese minds. The Cultural Revolution obviously tapped frightening

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  • Chinese Cultural Revolution

    Prologue The Cultural Revolution began quietly. On November 11‚ 1965‚ a Shanghai daily newspaper published a review of a four-year old play‚ Hai Jui Dismissed From Office. The review stated that the play ’s author‚ Peking Deputy Mayor Wu Han‚ had written an anti-socialist document calling for the destruction of socialism in China. That same day‚ Red Flag published an attack on the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and revisionism within the CCP. The article charged that some leading CCP members

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  • The Chinese Cultural Revolution

    The Chinese Cultural Revolution "A revolution is not a dinner party or writing an essay or painting a picture or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined‚ so leisurely and gentle‚ so temperate‚ kind‚ courteous‚ restrained and magnanimous"- Mao said in 1927 to a youth activist The reason for china to trying to become such a new generation was solely the opinion of Mao and his followers. Mao had seen the way the Russian revolution had gone astray and worried China would follow in its path. He

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