Mao Zedong's Communist Revolution

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Mao Zedong, a communist revolutionary, aspired to make China supersede other countries like the United States. His ideology began to formulate when he was just a child. Zedong grew up in a working-class family that (like many other proletariats) were severely oppressed and dominated by the upper-class. Growing up, he studied Marx and Lenin, quickly indoctrinating him with a multitude of anti-capitalist ideals. With this knowledge, he immediately gained popularity by the lower class and took power in China. Soon, he attempted to equal the U.S’ economy by introducing the Great Leap Forward to China. The GLF campaign not only set guidelines for China’s eventual industrialization, but also demonstrated how it would be applicated. Mao, however,
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