Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping

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Assess the critical differences between the developmental strategies of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. To what extent was each successful in contributing to the economic and social development of china? Introduction This paper aims to find out the differences between the developmental strategies of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping are important characters of China's history. Both great leaders and both tried to bring about reform with China. In addition, through the facts that society in China has been changing in recent decades, evaluate the achievements of each in the contribution to economic and social development of China. Developmental strategies of Mao Zedong Mao Zedong has proposed many strategies in…show more content…
On October 1st 1949, Mao Zedong proclaims the foundation of the People Republic of China on Great of Heavenly Peace (Tiananmen) in Beijing (Source from: Lecture notes). In January 1958, Mao started a variety of economic, agricultural and cultural reforms. One of the many reforms started by Mao Zedong launched "The Great Leap forward". This began in 1958 to help change China. Mao proposed the land reform and suggested to develop city. The reform makes women, industry workers and peasant became winners. However, Peasant also got land and change to owner. As far as women’s literacy is concerned. There are not women in class when Mao did not launch reforms. After that, women can go to school have a class. The plan was to originally keep China communist, and increase production of agriculture. Mao Zedong put much emphasis on economic growth, which was very important to China. Analysis unsuccessful of Mao Zedong After the Great Leap forward, Mao had launched Great proletarian Cultural Revolution. Unfortunately it was unsuccessful. By 1970, some attempts to stabilize situation, students had been send to countryside to learn from the peasants. As we known “sent down youth” far away from Beijing etc. in fact, a part of students. If they do not work hard, we will not have an opportunity back to Beijing. Deng Xiaoping internally exiled, under house arrest in Sichuan province. Mao made great contribution to the industry development of China. At the early

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