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The Middle East is placed along many waterways, what advantage does this give the area?

Why is the middle east conflict between Palestine and Israel considered a part of the Cold War?

The United States sided with Israel and the USSR sided with the Arab nations

Easy and fast trading

While the US considered the Vietnam war, a war against Communism, for Ho Chi Minh it was really a war between what?

Nationalist interests for the Vietnamese against the Imperial US forces


China s communist revolution

China’s Communist Revolution advantage does this give the area?


Last time we were in china
Last time we were in China… advantage does this give the area?

Mao Zedong and his communists were on the Long March to escape persecution.

The Communist goals were put aside when Japan invaded in 1935 and throughout WWII


After wwii
After WWII advantage does this give the area?

Mao Zedong wins control of China and implements Communism:

People’s Republic of China 1949

What do we know about communism?

-Totalitarian control

-Government owns “means of production”

-In China- led by peasants not proletariat


Modernizing china
Modernizing China advantage does this give the area?

-Builds factories, roads and schools

-Peasants given land and landlords punished

-Confucianism is replaced with communist doctrine

-School children learn to praise Mao

-Doctors bring basic medical knowledge and hygiene to rural peasants

-Women are equal and work alongside men- nurseries are opened for children


Propaganda
Propaganda advantage does this give the area?


Great leap forward
“Great Leap Forward” advantage does this give the area?

Mao began his “Great Leap Forward” program to increase farm and factory output (Similar to Stalin’s 5 year plans) by organizing China into Communes

Communes were thousands of acres and included several villages, factories, schools and 20,000+ people


Disaster
Disaster advantage does this give the area?

The Great Leap Forward failed miserably

-30 Million die from 1959-1961 due to Famine

-Factories produced low quality goods


Who owns the means of production in a communist nation? What is another name for this?

Stalin had the 5 year plans; What was Chairman Mao’s modernization program called?

Great Leap Forward

The Government

Socialism

How did Mao gain the support of the peasants?

During the Long March the communists took care of the peasants


Cultural revolution
Cultural Revolution is another name for this?

In 1966 Mao began the “Great Proletariat Cultural Revolution”

Goal was to get rid of bourgeoisie influences in the Government and Factories

Mao urged youths to experience and participate in the Revolution- He called them his Red Guard


Red guards
Red Guards is another name for this?

Mao used youth to lead the Cultural Revolution. Each was issued a Red book outlining his ideas

The Red Guard attacked anyone they thought to be counter-revolutionary (or against the revolution)

Many were publically beaten and robbed. Some killed

Chaos followed and the Government, Schools and Factories stopped working.


Red guard power
Red Guard Power is another name for this?

8:08- 10:42

Kids in power accusing parents, teachers, bosses of being anti-revolutionary


China and the cold war
China and the Cold War is another name for this?

The United States distrusted China, especially after they sided with North Korea

The US didn’t recognize the Communist Government until 1979 (30 years after Mao came to power)

The Soviets at first helped Mao set up communism in China, but soon disagreements caused the Soviets to withdraw support


After mao
After Mao is another name for this?

Mao died a national hero in 1976 because he ended foreign domination of China and restored order after WWII

Deng Xiaoping takes over China and continues the Communist Revolution. However, Deng Allows for economic reforms and some capitalist ventures


Tiananmen square
Tiananmen Square is another name for this?

Though Deng allowed economic reforms he blocked political reforms he maintained total control

By the 1980s many Chinese were asking for political freedom

May 1989- protesters filled Tiananmen Square asking for political say, when they refused to leave the government sent in the military and tanks and fired on the crowd. Thousands were killed

2:09+


China’s Government remains communist with capitalist leanings. They do not address human rights in their nation…


Capitalist china
Capitalist China leanings. They do not address human rights in their nation…

China opened up several cities to foreign investors in order to bring investment.

These areas are modern, industrial and urban cities. Outside the cities, however, much of China remains rural and struggling.


Review
Review leanings. They do not address human rights in their nation…

  • The goal of Mao Zedong’s “Great Leap Forward “policy was to

    • a. Develop foreign export industries in China’s Coastal centers

    • b. Eliminate state owned industries in China

    • c. Modernize China’s economic system by dividing china into communes

    • d. Introduce capitalism to the Chinese Economy


Review1
Review leanings. They do not address human rights in their nation…

  • A Major goal of the cultural Revolution in China during the 1960s was to

    • a. Restore China to the glory of the Han Dynasty

    • b. Reemphasize Confucian traditional values

    • c. Weaken communist ideas

    • d. Eliminate opposition to Mao Zedong


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