Mao's Success with Domestic Policies Essay

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Mao's Success with Domestic Policies

After Mao had defeated the Nationalists he was aware of the instability of communism in china. He aimed of stabilizing china by dividing it into six main regions also called the Organic Law of 1949, each was governed by a Bureau including four major officials : Chairman, party secretary, military commander and political commissar. The last two officials were members of the PLA, which effectively left china under army control but also Mao hoped that through these actions he would be able to stabilize communist China. Nevertheless, Mao had to adopt force in order to control china. Since Mao had send his officials also in regions in which communism was not
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These three Antis were successful, and fulfilled Mao's plan to get rid of the capitalist class system, and the "problems" linked to it. In 1952 Mao realized that China would need again a new domestic policy and since the three Antis were successful he extended the three Antis and introduced the " five Anti - movement". His aim was to extinguish the as he called it "bureaucratic capitalist class", and to give Chinas economy a sudden push. This time the campaign was against, tax evasion, bribery, fraud, industry sabotage and theft of government property. Mao's goals for the Anti campaigns were almost all fulfilled, so it can be seen that the Anti - movements showed that Mao was successful in his domestic policies.

Mao always referred to the Soviet union and how successful they were. Mao was very interested and surprised by the outcomes of the serious of five year plans of the soviet union. And eventually in 1953 he introduced the first five year plan. The emphasis of the plan was on state

directed growth of heavy industry. A basis for this was already in China since the GMD government had establish a National Resource committee which had taken control of industrial
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