The Great Leap Forward By Mao Zedong

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May Fourth Movement seems as the start of the New Cultural Movement. This New Culture movement made a lasting impact on the following critical decades. And finally the PRC is established by the Communist Party by the leader of Mao Zedong. The developing of the economic and the level of people 's life should be increasing. However, for the following decades, the left mistake had a rapid develop, the economic suffered a great backward, the great damage of the zoology, and people 's life became worse ad worse. So what happened in those decades? The Great Leap Forward is one of the reason, because the misunderstanding of the basic theory of the socialism and erroneous decision. For catch up the American, the supreme leader of the Communist Party Mao Zedong set a course for the accelerated construction of communism by various means. The policy rate has been named the "three red banners": the new General Line, The Great Leap Forward and People 's Communes. “The Great Leap Forward, Mao Zedong’s disastrous experiment in collectivized agricultural, killed some 30 million Chinese, perhaps more, between 1958 and 1962” (Mitter, 156). The meaning of The Great Leap Forward in the economy was limited to the need for rapid modernization that the understanding of the Chinese leadership came down to the idea of catch up and overtake the Western countries for the production of basic goods, primarily in steelmaking, for products heavy industry (Mitter, 194). Moreover, the

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