Mao Zedong

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  • China's One Child Policy Essay

    The Chinese government has decided that couples are allowed two children per household. This is a drastic change from the old one-child policy, implemented after the rule of Mao Zedong. Since the population is 1.3 billion, we should not expect to see a lot of changes. Steven Jiang, a sociologist, said that the policy will affect 100 million couples and it is likely that twenty-three million more births will occur under the new policy. Although China has allowed people to have more choices in…

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  • Chinese Cultural Revolution Analysis

    Assess the social and political effects of the Cultural Revolution on China based on Mao Zedong’s aim The Cultural Revolution (1966~1976) was a sociopolitical movement that was both ideological and political in nature. It was seen as a rectification movement that sought to remold the values and ideas of society and to create a new vision for China. Mao Zedong, the Chairman of the Communist Party of China, was determined to prevent the rebirth of the bureaucratic class and its practice of…

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  • Communism In China

    meetings they listened to communist lectures and were actively asked to denounce their neighbors. Communism also had larger affects on the culture of China because of Mao and his wife Jiang Qing’s relentless need to destroy every aspect of the traditional Chinese culture. In order to destroy what he viewed as a corrupt ‘Bourgeois’ culture, Mao placed his wife in charge as the ‘cultural purifier of the nation’. The traditional customs were immediately under attack after the government put a ban…

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  • Chinese Modernization Analysis

    China’s history is quite vast and all of its rulers have influenced the way China runs its country. Confucius shaped China’s society through manners and respect among its people and through acceptance of your place in society. Mao Zedong tried to create a higher functioning society and economy during the Great Leap Forward and Deng Xiaoping used his Four Modernizations to shape China’s economy to run smoother and more effective. Without these people, China would not be where it is today. As…

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  • Cultural Revolution In China

    During the Cultural Revolution in China, which took place from 1966 to 1976, Mao Zedong mobilized groups of devoted young people who called themselves “Red Guards,” whose goals was to spread the idea of socialism across China or to protest against the democratic society. This gives rise to the question “Who were the Red Guards and what major impacts did they have during the Cultural Revolution?” The Red Guards have affected schools and its students, as well as the economy and its citizens, and…

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  • Analysis: The Chinese Cultural Revolution

    The Cultural Revolution was a political frenzy that lasted for many years, and ended for many with the death of Chairman Mao. Some Chinese and westerners see this time period in Chinese history as one of the biggest blemishes of the Chinese historical record. This is the conclusion we came to in the first half of this course, but we learned in the second half of the semester that there is a significant group of people who see the Cultural Revolution as their golden years. This essay will…

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  • Essay On Political Changes In China

    trade system. Throughout the years China has faced a tremendous amount of challenges within their government party. From leader like Mao Zedong, who was the leader of the communist party who ran the china in an autocratic way . Through his time if leadership within the party china faced plenty amount of problems within the country like the great leap forward. Until Mao died and Deng Xiaoping took office plenty of problems that needed to be resolve actually got resolved . This brought plenty of…

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  • Deng Xiaoping's Open Door Policy Analysis

    In 1978, Deng Xiaoping succeeded Mao Zedong as the only paramount leader of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) without any formal government positions, such as the head of state, the head of government or the General Secretary. He was regarded as ‘the architect’, who successfully strengthened the country with his revolutionary economic reform program- the ‘Open Door’ policy. With that mentioned, this essay focuses on Deng Xiaoping’s effort in his economic reform program that has changed China…

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  • Stalin's Differences And Roles Of Mao And Joseph Stalin

    Mao and Stalin were both horrific, but strategic communist leaders. During their time as leaders, they showed other countries who was in control and showed their people the power of communism. China was not ready for anything when Mao came to power. The USSR had their share of suffering, especially after the World Wars. Although Mao and Stalin lived during different times and in different countries, they share similarities in their leadership and policies, they had their differences in how they…

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  • Why Did Mao Zedong Fail

    human society in the world. Mao Zedong announced the founding of the People’s Republic of China in that same year. In 1950 China was completely in shambles due to the years of war against Japan that had destroyed all its infrastructure, farms and factories which left many people without jobs and food. While the Chinese Communist Party was in its first six years of power it made a lot of changes and made the most comprehensive land reform in all of history. Mao Zedong the leader of the Chinese…

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