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    Chinese Famine Analysis

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    well. His people questioned his leadership and he felt threatened by his people’s comments, after experiencing the Hundred Flowers Movement, the Great Leap Forward, the Sino-Soviet Split, and the failure to take control of Taiwan. Mao’s failures during the Second Five Year Plan left him depressed and in self-doubt that he had to leave for all of the greater good of China. The leaders who replaced Mao were younger than Mao and are considered wiser. Those leaders were Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai, and Deng Xiaoping. When Mao left China to them, he left china with a mess for those leaders to clean up. The leader who improved China the most was Liu Shaoqi. He improved China’s status and the people adored Liu Shaoqi. China’s education grew as the freedom of expression was encouraged. The Return of Mao China was recovering from Mao’s mistakes with Liu Shaoqi as their leader and Mao saw the improvement as a chance for him to re-enter China as their leader again, to come back from retirement. Mao did not like how Liu Shaoqi was leading China. Mao was worried that the leader’s goal towards harmony and orderly development instead of investing in the countryside. The new leaders were creating a new system for china, losing its revolutionary mission. Mao does not approve of the new China’s change from Maoism to capitalism , so that’s why he decided to go back into China’s government to regain himself as their leader again. Mao achieved his plan on returning back to China by using…

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    Chairman Mao Song Analysis

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    Power - Kanye West In this song, Kanye explores what it 's like to have too much power. Additionally, one can relate Mao to the speaker in the songs over exertion of powers. Mao essentially gains so much power that it comes with a price. Mass factions are pitted against each other, chaos ensues, and his (arguable) legacy is tarnished. However, what if this was all part of the grand scheme of things? A quotation from the New York Times says, “The Cultural Revolution was merely a ploy to destroy…

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    “It will be like that until someone decides to change it. All of it. But how did you change an entire culture? Revolutions were about politics, not perceptions, weren 't they?” (“A Quote from Infidel”). I believe this quote really defines what the Cultural Revolution was all about because the Cultural Revolution started with one man with a vision to shape China’s future, and that man was Mao Zedong. He wanted to spread his ideologies across China and impose his beliefs. He paved the way for the…

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    A Decade of History Much of the Western world associates Chines with the restriction of individual expression. This view was enhanced by the West’s observations of repression under the political leadership of Chairman Mao Zedong. This year is the fiftieth anniversary of the Cultural Revolution that was started by Chairman Mao Zedong to strengthen his control over the Chinese government and renew the revolutionary spirit of the Chinese people, and in particular, the youth of China. Mao Zedong…

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    Within the People’s Republic of China, Chairman Mao Zedong during the latter years of his reign, mid-1960’s to mid-1970’s, implemented a series of reforms that attempted to further guide China towards a socialist society vis-à-vis a communist society. These reforms that Mao implemented were in regards to the increase corruption found within local leadership and underdevelopment found within villages, for example: Chen Village. Chen Village, a village within the People’s Republic of China,…

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    “The Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution, were ill-conceived and led to disastrous consequences.” (Scharm) In consequence of the Hundred Flowers Campaign, Mao enforced anti-rightest movement which was just the start of Mao’s reign of terror. Mao felt hated and rejected, therefore, to fix the problem Mao simply decided to exterminate all of the people who were against him. These people who were typically educated, independent thinkers were called the Rightists and to make them agree…

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    To Live Movie Analysis

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    To Live The movie “To Live” explains the life of an average Chinese family through the feudalist Warlord Era, the labor-intensive Great Leap Forward, and the communist Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. “To Live” shows how China moved from a feudal system to a communist system during the twentieth century. This family consists of Fugui (the husband), Jiazhen (the wife), Fengxia (the daughter), and Youquing (the son). At the time, China was struggling to unite. This…

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    Mao Zedong Dbq

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    Mao Zedong got power by promising to make China better in 1950-1976. Communism is a way of organizing a society in which the government 's goal is to have social, political and economic equality that is ruled by a dictator. Mao Zedong did not make a better society economically because landlords were forced to leave their property, their society was not doing well and the society socially had religion and culture destroyed and including discrimination towards landlords. Mao Zedong did not make a…

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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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    Being a peasant in China before the Cultural Revolution was rough. During the Cultural Revolution we see huge changes in the peasant lifestyles. The vast population of China was farmers that had either little land to work on or land that was rented out by landlords. The novel Frog by Mo Yan is an excellent novel in, which Mo describes the lives of peasant people, one child policy, family planning, and the role of women in china during the cultural revolution. In this essay I will be arguing the…

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