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Transcript of Mao Zedong
THE KEY TO CHINA'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Mao Zedong was born on the
26th of December
He was born into a
family where Mao was
not a very educated child
He was working full-time on the
during his teenage years,
and soon his father arranged a
but Mao did not accept it.
In the next couple years, he had left home to enroll in a
in Changsha, the capital of the Hunan Province.
University & Marxism
Mao then started training as a
He then traveled to
, where he then found a position as a
and attended a few classes.
While he was working here, he had started
Mao was introduced to
by helping to establish
several student organizations
throughout his school years.
This is where he acquired his first
The Shift to Communism
After hearing about the successful
had established the communist
, Mao was one of
the founding members of the
Chinese Communist Party
leader of 1923 had put a
Kuomintang & CCP
Mao Zedong had supported
Mao had slowly taken
communism had filled
the minds of
. He slowly realized that this
KEY to establishing communism in China
CCP (Chinese Communist Party)
Kuomintang (Capitalist Party)
He then gradually went up the
in the political party.
The Death of the Alliance
in the month of March, 1925.
Chiang Kai-shek, his successor, became the
of the Kuomintang.
However, Chiang was not only more
he was brutal and had something
broke the alliance
and had started a
of the communists. Many were not only
The Long March
In the same month, Mao Zedong led an
This was against the
, which he previously supported.
The Long March
has just built a
of the lower class
"Soviet Republic of China"
this has been done in the
mountainous areas of JiangXi
The Japanese Imperial Army had
Chiang's forces did not only
over the conflict, but some major
cities of China.
With Chiang unable to fight this war, he had reached to an
Mao, during this time, was the
With the aid from allied forces, he was able to fight against the Japanese.
Mao Set His Sights
Mao Zedong was able to
all of China after the Japanese defeat.
had tried to ally with China, but it had
transformed to a
Mao had announced the establishment of the:
(People's Republic of China)
This had been made known in Tiananmen Square, 1949.
The Great Leap Forward
Mao launched the Great Leap Forward in 1958 with the
Farmers and peasants were told to
instead of working on their farm.
Because of the
, people and entire villages
. This was the worst
Chiang and his had fled to Taiwan to build the
Republic of China.
The Lost & Returned Power
As Mao had
lost his power
during the late 1950s, he was pushed
to the sidelines.
An passionate supporter of his, Lin Biao, compiled some of Mao's writings
The given title of this book or compilation is:
The Cultural Revolution was a way for Mao to say, "I'm back in power".
This was done to revive the
He had put
weapons in the hands of children
and Mao had not
destroyed much of China's traditional haritage
, but also
schools and the educational system
To put further Mao's name into Chinese History, he had formed allies
with the United States, when Richard Nixon visited China and met Mao.
Mao died at the age of 82, September 18th 1976.
The revolution had
and this had allowed
control over China, removing Mao from a central figure of leadership.
"QUOTATIONS FROM CHAIRMAN MAO"
Otherwise known as the:
"LITTLE RED BOOK"
With the youth running the country, he had young followers
which formed the "
This had caused economic and social chaos all over
a Political Genious
a Military Leader
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BBC News Editors, B. (n.d.). BBC - History - Mao Zedong.
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Mao Zedong. (2015). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www.britannica.com/biography/Mao-Zedong