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  • Mo The Red Guard

    described murdering thousands, torturing family members, and destroying paintings. While the entire source is not opinionated, a primary source within this prominently secondary source describes Mao as a god, an opinionated view. The primary sources in the book provide insight into the propaganda and persuasion used by Mao. This book was found in the Unionville Library and was published in 1994. Despite the book being published in 1994, the information found in this book is still relevant today. Furthermore, this article is specific, as it provides detailed support and statistics, and the simplistic language used allows for people of all ages to learn about the Red Guards and the Cultural Revolution. Landsberger, Stefan R., editor. “Mao, Jiang Qing, Lin Biao (1966-1972).” Chineseposters.net, Chinese Posters Foundation, chineseposters.net/gallery/e3-712.php. Accessed 7 Feb. 2017. This website, including a poster, provides insight into the life of the Red Guards in the Cultural Revolution. This primary source created in 1968 allows for a unique perspective into the Cultural Revolution. As 1968 was during the Cultural Revolution, this poster is still prevalent today. The poster, a piece of propaganda, shows Chairman Mao’s influence over his people and depicts Mao’s Red Guards praising him, raising their Little Red Book. Furthermore, the poster includes a caption stating, “the reddest reddest red sun in our heart, Chairman Mao and us together,” highlighting the propaganda used…

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  • Chinese Cultural Revolution Research Paper

    Revolution spread to the whole nation, entered “All-round Civil War” in China period. A power-seizure movement across the nation was launched by Mao and the Party Central, and caused a violent competition among mass organizations. Afterward, military was authorized to suppress any counterrevolution. Unarmed civilians were killed in the armed conflicts across the whole country. The third period, Killing for and by the New Organs of Power, started in 1968, and ended in 1971. The central goal…

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  • The Consequences Of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution

    Previously he started with the “Great Leap Forward” which was started to modernize China. Mao began making factories to promote technology and collectivized farms. What he didn’t know was that the workers didn’t know how to use the factories and the equipment so the things that were produced were of very bad quality and not up to par (“China’s Cultural Revolution Begins: May 1966”). Because farmland was used to build factories on, the production of crops started to decline which resulted into…

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  • Gang Of Four: The Cultural Revolution In China

    The political turmoil during Cultural Revolution allowed for many radical groups to rise to power and exploit the revolution to their own advantage, the most notorious group being the Gang of Four. The group was comprised of four radical political figures that had rose to power when the Cultural Revolution was reaching its peak, this included Mao’s third wife Jiang Qing, Wang Hongwen, Zhang Chunqiao, and Yao Wenyuan. The group was responsible for carrying out “the harsh policies directed by…

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  • Mao Zedong Dbq Essay

    Mao Zedong's Great Proletariat Revolution, more commonly known as the Cultural Revolution, was one of the most bloody power struggles in history. After the Great Leap Forward, an attempt by Mao to rapidly modernize China, failed, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leaders tried to push Mao into a figurehead role. To prevent this from happening, Mao and his allies, most notably his wife Jiang Qing and army commander Lin Biao, declared bourgeois bureaucrats had infiltrated the government. From 1966 to…

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  • The Negative Similarities Of Mao Zedong And Mahatma Gandhi

    Mao Zedong and Mahatma Gandhi, two respected leaders who achieved great accomplishments during their lives. However, Mao Zedong tends to have a much more negative connotation than Mahatma Gandhi. Some will say that they are very different from each other, while others might claim that they are very similar. On an unbiased view, they are infact very different and very similar in every way. Here in this essay, you will find out everything you need to understand between the two leaders. Mao Zedong…

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  • Analyzing The Book War Wang Mag Analysis

    Analyzing the Book War by Wang Ping No one knows how being controlled by the government feels like, until you experience it. In the Book War memoir, Wang Ping is a writer that grew up in China in the late 1960’s in which there was a chaotic “Cultural Revolution”. Ping didn 't grew up reading or even seen fairly tales. She didn 't know about them until she found her neighbor outside her house reading The Little Mermaid. A book she had always wanted to read completely, yet if the government found…

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  • Free China The Courage To Believe Analysis

    The representation and consideration of the masses in China has always been a controversial theme to discuss. The corrupted power prefers to Vito the rise of social awareness than to push the privileged hierarchies of fascism within the political sectors. Many politicians seek to perpetuate an absolute throne above poverty by carefully constructing the destruction of stability through social resentment and polarization. The awarded documentary Free China: The Courage to Believe portrays a clear…

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  • Tiananmen Square Massacre

    The Tiananmen Square massacre is an important time in history for a giant protest against a communist government. The Tiananmen Square massacre may be barred from the web pages in China, but the event that happened in June 4th 1989 is widely known across the world. The Tiananmen Square massacre was a result of a prodemocracy movement by the Chinese citizens that wanted more freedom than what they currently were given by China’s policies. Many students of the country and civil workers wanted…

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  • Deng Xiaoping Summary

    They were enacted in hope of saving China’s economy, following the death of Mao Zedong. These reforms stressed economic self-reliance. They wanted China to have a sense of stability in their economy, while being independent at the same time. The Four Modernizations were designed to make China an economic power by the early 21st century. China was, in fact, able to hurry along their economic development with the help of these reforms. China used foreign investment, a more open market, access to…

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