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Mao Zedong. By: David DiBiase, Corey Mumolo, Marc Dipace, Tom Muraca,. China. Mao Zedong is considered to be the communist father of china Chinese communist revolutionary political theorist and politician Converted china into a single party communist state

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Mao zedong

Mao Zedong

By: David DiBiase, Corey Mumolo, Marc Dipace, Tom Muraca,


China
China

  • Mao Zedong is considered to be the communist father of china

  • Chinese communist revolutionary political theorist and politician

  • Converted china into a single party communist state

  • Theoretical contribution to the ideas along with his military theories and brand of policies are collectively known as Maoism


Rise to power
Rise to power

  • He governed the country of china as a communist leader from 1921 until 1949.

  • Mao Zedong rose to power in China by commanding the Long March.

  • The Long March was an epic retreat by the three Red Armies of China between 1934 and 1936, which took place during the Chinese Civil War.

  • He was the 1st Chairman of the Communist Party of China


Beliefs
Beliefs

  • Communism

  • In 1949 Mao proclaimed the foundation of the People's Republic of China, a one-party socialist state controlled by the Communist Party.

  • Adopted a Chinese nationalist and anti imperialist society.


Beliefs1
Beliefs

  • He believed In communes. (Groups of people who lived and worked together and hold property in common)

  • Gorilla warfare (the use of hit-and-run tactics by small, mobile groups of irregular forces operating in territory controlled by a hostile, regular force.)

  • Believed that China needed to become more industrialized to compete with other nations. He started the Great Leap Forward because of this.

  • Didn’t believe in the traditional Confucian society.


Impact on the nation
Impact on the Nation

  • He had a positive effect on china at the time.

  • He gave women more rights. And he expected them to work along side men.

  • He effectively rid china of the corrupt and brutal dictator jiang jie-shi and the nationalists.

  • Improved healthcare and education.

  • He increased agriculture and industrial output. (Great Leap Forward)


Impact on the world
Impact on the World

  • He lead the second communist revolution.

  • He influenced other countries like The Soviet Union, Cuba, and North Korea to become communist.

  • Because of the communist revolution, countries lead by democracy like Britain and the United States were afraid of the growing trend of communism.


Regents question
Regents Question

  • The Great Leap Forward in China and the five-year plans in the Soviet Union were attempts to increase

  • private capital investment

  • religious tolerance

  • individual ownership of land

  • industrial productivity

  • A major goal of the Cultural Revolution in China during the 1960’s was to

  • restore China to the glory of the Han Dynasty

  • reemphasize Confucian traditional values

  • weaken communist ideas

  • eliminate opposition to Mao Zedong


Answers
Answers

  • Correct Answer Number: 4

    Explanation: The Great Leap Forward in China and the Five Year Plans in the Soviet Union were both aimed at increasing industrial output.

  • Correct Answer Number: 4

  • Explanation: The Cultural Revolution was started to renew the people’s faith in the revolution. Mao Zedong used this policy as a tool for eliminating political opposition to his rule and the Communist Party.