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The Cultural Revolution
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Mao Zedong Bombard The Headquarters – My First Big-Character Poster August 5, 1966 Adopting the reactionary stand of the bourgeoisie, they have enforced a bourgeois dictatorship and struck down the surging movement of the great cultural revolution of the proletariat. They have stood facts on their head and juggled black and white, encircled and suppressed revolutionaries, stifled opinions differing from their own, imposed a white terror, and felt very pleased with themselves. They have puffed up the arrogance of the bourgeoisie and deflated the morale of the proletariat. How poisonous! The Rise of Red Guards, 1966-1967
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“Rebellion is just, revolution is irreproachable!” The Rise of Red Guards, 1966-1967
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The Rise of Red Guards, 1966-1967
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The Rise of Red Guards, 1966-1967
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The Rise of Red Guards, 1966-1967
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Unformatted text preview: Seizure of Power, 1967-68 Seizure of Power, 1967-68 Seizure of Power, 1967-68 The Revolutionary Committee as a Three Way Alliance Army soldiers The Masses (ordinary residents, workers or peasants) Revolutionary cadres Stabilization, 1968-69 Stabilization, 1968-69 Mao and Lin Biao in 1969 The Lin Biao incident, 1971 Lin Biao died in an air crash on 9/13/1971 The Lin Biao incident, 1971 60% of Party and government officials ousted from office About 400,000 people died of maltreatment Government system paralyzed and replaced by Revolutionary Committees Cultural traditions destroyed as Four Olds (old ideas, culture, customs, habits) Impacts on the world Consequences Two roads: som vs. capitalism Power struggle: Mao vs. Liu Interest groups analysis: the privileged vs. the unprivileged Major Interpretations...
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