March 10 - China up to 1976 and the cultural revolution In...

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China up to 1976 and the cultural revolution In 1978 two years after mau died the Chinese communist party commity met, they assessed Maus record, and deteremined that 70% of the policies he implemented from 1949-1976 at all of the different hthings mau attempted were correct and were good. That left 30% of his policies to be detrimental. Consider two things o What were some of the needs that mau addressed with policies (what was he trying to do, how was he trying to improve echina) o Of the various policies that he did implement, what polices were apart of the 70% of good things and what were apart of the 30% of negative things October 1949 there were victory celebrations in Bejing, the people wree very happy with the advance of communism Communism promised to free china from poverty, inequality and foreign domination, They are the taking apart of the greatest social experiment ever. 1949, the great leap 4/5 chinese worked on the land and always fought poverty in the first half the 20 th century. The need to tackle world poverty was recognized. Jiang Jishek thought capitalism would spread its wealth to the poor. Mau promised the peasants land reform. Autum 1949 the communists drove that nationalists out of all the major cities. Mau Zadong then took over a bankrupt country and set to change that. Mau wanted all Chinese to work hard so that they could become a modern industrial state Mau promised that China could stand on its own feet against all other world powers. Mau’s version of communism was to be mnore fair and progressive than the one in the soviet union. The peasants would take the leading role. The peasants should speak up The peasants were the first to benefit from the communist take over, they got land reform. Nationalists were denounced publicly. The peasants were supposed to tell the land lords how much land they should return, and what should be returned. Many landlords were executed. Hundreds of thousands were killed. The class warfare was less viscous in the cities. o Communist leaders tried to get business owners on the side of the governement, business men gave up their factories and such to the governement. Joint-ownership with the state was one option for businesses.
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