Mao Zedong - Mao Zedong Lifespan:1893-1976 Title:Communist...

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Lifespan: 1893-1976 Title: Communist leader of China Countries religion was Communism. Years in paper: Zedong was in power from 1949 to 1976. A total of 27 years. Ideology or goal: To combine the economic great leap with a communists social revolution. first goal of Mao was to introduce land reform similar that of the USSR. Significant actions: In 1950, he began to hand land over to the peasants from the land lords. he gave women equal rights including the right to own property and equal rights in marriage and divorce. The first five-year plan was a success and caused the implementation of the second five-year plan in 1958. The second plan’s goal was to increase industrial and agriculture production by 75%. However the plan failed after the Soviet Union began to withdraw advisors and support, while famine caused massive hunger in 1959. Benito Musolini Lifespan: 1883-1845 Title: Head of the Italian government Country religion: Cotholic Years in paper: He was Italy’s dictator for 21 years. Social,economic and conditions prior to leader gainning power: He was the editor of the Avanti, which was a social party newspaper in Milan.The Mussolinis were a poor family who lived in a crowded two- bedroom apartment. His father was a blacksmith and a follower of socialism. his mother taught elementary school. Benito, although intelligent, was violent and had a large ego. He was a poor student at school and learned very little. Ideology: One of Mussolini's goals was to create an Italian empire in North Africa. Also to create an empire, like the Roman one, lastly to Make Italy facist. Significant actions & events during term of power: In November 1936, Benito Mussolini formed the Rome-Berlin Alliance and installed anti-Semitic laws in Italy in 1938. Later, in 1940, he joined Hitler and the Nazis. He began to invade & conquer Ethiopia, as well as by aiding Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War.
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