Mao Zedong Of The Peasant Movement

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The Summary of Document 8.2
Brief Introduction: Document 8.2 is the first four sections of “Mao Zedong’s Report on an Investigation of Peasant Movement in Hunan”, which was written by Mao Zedong when he visited Hunan province in 1927. In this document, from personal perspective, Mao argued the importance of the peasant issues, then described how the peasant associations became organized, how the peasants fought with the local tyrants and gentry, and how they became powerful in rural areas. Finally, Mao gave his own definition of “It’s terrible!” and “It’s fine!”.
Main Points:
1. The surge of China’s peasant movement was inevitable, and it would be extremely influential on Chinese revolutionary. There …show more content…

Firstly, basing on his investigation, the report strengthened Mao’s understanding about Chinese revolution and peasants. Secondly, at that time, the report would promote the development of nationwide peasant movements in China. Therefore, the report was greatly helpful in developing new ways of revolutionary for Chinese communist party leaders.
The Summary of Document 8.4
Brief Introduction: Document 8.4 is called “Three Main Rules of Discipline and Six Points for Attention”, which is the original draft of a regulation written by Mao Zedong in 1928, in order to guide the Red army’s behavior and make them adhere to it. The document also includes a piece of article called “The Rise of Guomindang”, of which the author is unknown. The article introduces the history of the first collaboration between CCP and GMD from 1923 to 1927.
Main Points:
1.After Yuan Shikai died in 1916, politically, the 1911 Revolution failed.
2.Sun Yat-Sen’s collaboration with CCP and Comintern was aimed at ending the warlords’ dominance sphere. Because of this, Sun’s political stance became more militaristic and leftist tone.
3.The first CCP-GMD collaboration was from 1923 to 1927, and the founding of the Huangpu Military Academy in 1924 was a remarkable example.
4.Sun Yat-Sen passed away on March 12, 1925, due to liver cancer. His death was a big shock to Kuomintang.
The aim of “Three Main Rule of

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