Mao Zedong : The Rise Of Communism

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The rise of Communism in China is due to a man named Mao Zedong. Mao Zedong was born on December 26, 1893, in Shaoshan, Hunan Province, China. His rise to power began after The Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion was an anti-imperialist uprising that took place of 1900. It left China’s citizens experiencing starvation, extreme poverty, and grief. It resulted in the loss of many lives. This set the stage for the acceptance of men like Zedong and the Communistic philosophies. After, many chinese citizens began joining revolutionary groups and political parties in hopes of changing their country. These times of chaos and desperation played a large role in acceptance of Mao. He had the support of roughly 85 percent of the nation who were poor…show more content…
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