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Hayden Shaw 11/26/06 ECS 151 Morning Sun The Chinese Cultural Revolution started off as one idea, and became something completely different. The old China was a calm society that liked order. They followed rules, and were set in their ways, basically rejecting any kind of change. Whenever a sign of change showed up, they would push it away before it got a chance to influence anyone. The chairman of the Communist party, Mao Tse-tung, did not like how China was run, and decided to step up and change it. He became a revolutionary leader, presenting China with new ideals and ways of living. This new way of thinking caused China to become more unified and more willing to change. He gained the hearts of his countrymen, because these new ideals sounded like a good idea. On the Morning Sun website, it states that people praised the Red Guards for "sweeping away the dust of all the old ideas, culture, customs and habits of the exploiting classes." This idea of getting rid of the old seemed like a
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ECS 151 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '98 term at Bryant.

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Morning Sun - Hayden Shaw ECS 151 11/26/06 Morning Sun The...

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