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    In China after Chairman Mao, China had a period of post Maoism and was moving away from Chairman Mao to a more modernized China. Even though Mao Zedong had a hand in creating China and unifying, China in it is early years up to the Chinese Cultural revolution. His downturn or his bad Mao days were after the Cultural Revolution. In which many people in china suffered because of the Cultural Revolution and many parts of traditional Chinese culture was either erased or wiped out from History. Many people

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    Mao Zedong

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    Mao Zedong is considered to be one of the most controversial political leaders of the twentieth century. He has been known both as a savior and a tyrant to the Chinese people. From his strategic success of the Long March, to his humiliating failure of the Great Leap Forward, to the Cultural Revolution that shocked the country and took countless lives, Mao has significantly influenced the result of what China is today. From humble origins, Mao Zedong rose to absolute power, unifying with an iron fist

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    Mao Zedong

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    powerful than Stalin, in the battle of the Communist leaders Mao Zedong trumps all. Born into a comfortable peasant family, Mao would rise up to become China’s great leader. After leading the communists away from Kuomintang rule, he set out to modernize China, but the results of this audacious move were horrific. He rebounded from his failures time and again, and used his influence to eliminate his enemies and to purge China of its old ways. Mao saw a brighter future for China, but it was not within his

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    is Mao’s love for China’s independence coupled with agrarian reforms that put Mao on the road to power. After 1949, Nationalism would reappear in Mao’s cultural policies, his relationship with Moscow and underdeveloped countries. Mao feared nothing and no one. Using Marxism-Leninism as a framework, Mao proposed the use of peasants to create his revolutionary elite. His

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    Mao Effects

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    In order to fully understand the effects of Mao in power, we must first understand those in power before him. Before Mao and his Chinese revolution to the end of the Chinese civil war in 1949, China’s leading party was the Chinese Nationalist Party (also known as KMT). In 1912, Yuan Shikai became president of the KMT and soon began to ignore the parliament and make his own decisions. This, inadvertently, started the degradation of the KMT and the result was widespread corruption. This resulted in

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    Mao Villain

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    responsible for his widespread perception of a hero and as such find a myriad of perspectives that develop a common idea that the implementation of movements such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural revolution was specifically the reason for Mao being viewed as a hero.

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    Of Mao Zedong============= Early Life Of Mao Zedong Mao Zedong was born on December 26 1893, into one of the wealthiest farmers in ShaoShan(韶山). His father was an authoritative parent who often used brute force to instill discipline into his children. Mao Zedong was exposed to many different political theories in his early life such as representative democracy, republicanism, Marxism, socialism, classical liberalism. When Mao started Primary School, the text were based on Confucianism, Mao Zedong

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    Mao Zedong Ideology

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    Mao Zedong as a Chinese Nationalist Anthony Trang HST/REL 111 Professor Rush 12/01/2017 Mao Zedong was a man who went down in history as a terrible person who ruled with an iron fist. He was, however, a man who worked hard for his country. As defined by Merriam Webster dictionary, “loyalty and devotion to a nation; especially : a sense of national consciousness exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those

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    Under Mao Zedong, China experienced profound social and economic changes. Industry increased, prostitution and opium use was reduced, and many experienced an increase in social standing as land was redistributed to the peasants, prior to collectivization. But many of the policies that were enacted had negative, even disastrous consequences, which were never properly apologized for or rectified. In 1981, 5 years after Mao’s death, the Chinese Communist Party stated that Mao was essentially 70% good

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    Impacts Of Mao Zedong

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    Mao Zedong was a communist revolutionary and leader of the People’s Republic of China from 1949 to 1959. He also led the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) until his death in 1976. Known as the ‘Founding Father’ of China, he held a critical role in transforming the country from a poor, populous country into a developing industrial superpower. During the duration of Mao’s rein from 1949-1978, Mao introduced the second Five Year Plan known as the Great Leap Forward in 1958, implemented to transform China

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