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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong Mao Zedong was born in Chaochan in Hunan province in 1893. He is considered to be the father of Communist China and along side Sun Yat sen and Chiang Kai Shek played a fundamental part in China's recent history. He came from a peasant family. His education was hard and he experienced no luxuries same with all the peasants that living in 19th century China. He first became a Marxist while he worked as a library assistant at Peking University. In June 1921, he co-founded the Chinese...

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The Life of Mao Zedong

Alyssa Franco 11/28/12 Mao Zedong is considered to be one of the most controversial political leaders of the twentieth century. He has been known both as a savior and a tyrant to the Chinese people. From his strategic success of the Long March, to his humiliating failure of the Great Leap Forward, to the Cultural Revolution that shocked the country and took countless lives, Mao has significantly influenced the result of what China is today. From humble origins, Mao Zedong rose to absolute power,...

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Mao Zedong

militiamen. [84][85] That May, tens of thousands of communists and their sympathisers were killed by nationalists, with the CPC losing approximately 15,000 of its 25,000 members. [85] The CPC continued supporting the Wuhan KMT government, a position Mao initially supported, [85] but he had changed his mind by the time of the CPC's Fifth Congress, deciding to stake all hope on the peasant militia. [87] The question was rendered moot when the Wuhan government expelled all communists from the KMT on 15...

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Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution

Mao Zedong cultural revolution era In 1966, China’s Communist leader Mao Zedong launched what became known as the Cultural Revolution in order to reassert his authority over the Chinese government. Believing that current Communist leaders were taking the party, and China itself, in the wrong direction, Mao called on the nation’s youth to purge the “impure” elements of Chinese society and revive the revolutionary spirit that had led to victory in the civil war 20 decades earlier and the formation...

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Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping

Three Red Banners - Mao Zedong - General Line for Socialist Construction - Great Leap Forward - People's Communes 1. General Line for Socialist Construction Mao said "Go all out, aim high and achieve greater, faster, better and more economical results in building socialism". By urging the Communist Party and the people from China work on Great Leap Forward in order to boost the economic development. It clearly shown to the whole China what the government aim at and giving pressure...

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Mao Zedong: Man, Not God

Mao Zedong: Man, not God” by Quan Yanchi was first published in 1992, book is translated to English from Chinese by Wang Wenjiong and edited by Gale Hadfield. The book is based on the recollections of Li Yinqiao, Mao's bodyguard for many years. Highlighting the book are photographs of Mao with his relatives and Li, published for the first time. This book can help anyone who is new to China or know just a little about this country to get more familiar with who Mao for Chinese is. They love him...

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Mao Zedong and Jawaharlal Neru

Although Mao Zedong and Jawaharlal Nehru were both fighting for equality for the majority of the citizens in their countries, and justice for those citizens they both had different idealogical beliefs and goals as far as politics is concerned. Not only were their beliefs different but many aspects of their lives were different which lead their political and social views to vary. Zedong was a peasant in China growing up, he lived with his family and his father worked hard to...

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Mao Zedong Paper 1 Ib

Paper 1: Mao Zedong 1. A) According to source A, Mao Zedong along with the Party Central Committee were able to efficiently construct a socialist system in China, within a very short period of time. Mao and the PCC were able to analyze the economy of China and develop a system called the Great Leap Forward, which would fix the problems that they had discovered. That system quickly transformed China into a self-sufficient country, which were able to function under a socialist system. B)...

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Mao Reading Response

Mao Zedong Readings Response Paper Being one of the most well-known characters of Chinese modern history, Mao Zedong has been constantly debated in both Western and Eastern worlds. Like all historic figures, Mao Zedong has been seen in different light: sometimes under glorification and reverence, and sometimes as a devil that dragged China into one of its darkest eras. These contradicting opinions can be easily seen in the assigned readings of this course. While Mao Zedong is generally praised...

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the Chinese people. One of these individuals was Mao Zedong, leader of the Communist Party. The beliefs and achievements of Mao Zedong portrayed him as both a hero and a villain. He influenced Chinese society dramatically. When Mao Zedong faced the Nationalists with his new ideas of communism, he was a hero to the peasants during the 1930s. Mao won the support of the majority by promising the peasants land from warlords and economic equality. When Mao pledged to give social equality, peasants were...

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