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    Even in the years after his death, from 1976 to 1991, Mao was used to frame the ensuing power struggle for leadership of China, Chinese foreign relations, ideology concerning domestic policy, perspectives of dissent, and the legitimacy of the CPC. Mao’s death left a power vacuum that yielded a struggle amongst Hua Guofeng, the Gang of Four, and Deng Xiaoping, in which Mao’s…

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    confess to crime and then humiliated them in public. Later those people were sent to labor camps. Two notable people against the cultural revolution were Zhou Enki and Deng Xiaoping. The cultural revolution ended when Mao died in 1976. Before the death of Mao, Hua Guofeng, was designated to take Mao’s place. Hua Guofeng only lasted for two years. During this time the battle between Hardliners and Reformists grew as each group battled for power. In 1978, reformists Deng Xiaoping became the leader…

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    Deng Xiaoping In China

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    In past the Chinese history, many Chinese peoples had been seen already up and down. Many long time ago, in the China some Qing dynasty ruled out and their harassment, unlawful mode of behavior, and they were corrupted from top to bottom. In between, country foundation was loose from the tremor corruption. After this era, China gave some powerful great men to the country. His name was Deng Xiaoping and his revolutionary thoughts, ideology, legendry image to help in china become great. In term…

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    is still to this day treated like a hero to the country of China. Nevertheless, in Mao’s later years he became slightly less harsh and did improve the lives of many of the Chinese. For example, Mao helped raise the status of women, improved literacy, increased the amount of people going to school, and even enhanced health care in China (“Mao Tse-Tung Biography”). Though, later in his life, he decided to try to close all of the schools and redesign the curriculum so that the youth would not…

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    Fifth Modernization

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    developing mechanized agriculture, incentivizing urban industrial production, strengthening national defense, and placing a new emphasis upon science and technology. Wei Jingsheng’s famous essay Fifth Modernization: Democracy, was written in December 1978 and titled as such in direct reference to these modernizations. It was posted on the Democracy Wall in Beijing as part of the overall “New Enlightenment” movement, which took place following the death of Mao Zedong and the arrest of the Gang…

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    Mao Zedong Ideology

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    consideration and another viable contender, Deng Xiaoping, presented the risk of unraveling Mao’s legacy. Consequently, Mao turned to Hua Guofeng, who eventually proved to be a lackluster selection. Hua was first posted to Mao’s native district in Hunan province in 1949, where he endeared himself to the great helmsman by overseeing a myriad of infrastructure projects, including in Mao’s native village (Weatherly). As Hua progressed through the ranks, he was deemed “too junior” to be among the…

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    Deng Xiaping Biography

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    he was changing Mao’s economic policies. It was at this time, a group called the Gang of Four, led by Mao’s wife Jiang Qing started to compete for power within the communist party. This group saw Deng as a problem and an obstacle in gaining power. The group persuaded Mao that Deng would destroy Mao’s legacy of his Cultural Revolution and started to attack Deng’s policies. Deng was once again purged and removed from all leadership positions but kept his party membership. Following the…

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    After World War II, China fell into a civil war, and came out with no centralized government. Mao Tse Tung, leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), began to bring China back onto its feet. When Mao died, Deng Xiaoping, leader of the Nationalists, did what he believed to be best for all of China. While both of these men wanted what they thought would be best for China, their techniques of doing so varied tremendously. Both Mao Tse Tung and Deng Xiaoping vary in their ideal visions for modern…

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    Discourse Malcolm Gladwell says, "Epidemics are sensitive to the conditions and circumstances of the times and places in which they occur" The famous line “I took the one less travelled by” from Robert Frost’s “The Road Not taken” is attributed as being one of the most misunderstood phrases in modern literature. The line which endures the place on the tongue of many hopeful fathers is really an indictment of Frosts anticipation of remorse of his future self - having taken the road less…

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    Since the late 1970s, China has experienced unprecedented economic growth and development. Established in 1949, the People’s Republic of China, under the governance of Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) set forth to achieve national unity, social and economic change and freedom from foreign interference (Cienciala, 1999). Mao’s economy was established by 1952, and was a socialist, command economy (Mitter, 2008). Started on the simple principle frequently stated by Deng Xiaoping,…

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