Totalitarianism Unit 2012-2013 - Lesson 14 - The Great Leap Forward

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L14: The Great Leap ForwardAgendaObjective:To understand1.What the Great Leap Forward was2.The effects of the Great Leap Forward 3.How the Great Leap Forward relates to Maoism4.Whether the Great Leap Forward is an example of totalitarianism. Schedule: 1.Video Clip2.Group Work3.DiscussionHomework:1.Go to course website and view the videos on the Cultural Revolution. After viewing, answer 2 of the critical thinking questions. Due: L15 Thurs 3/142.Continue to work on pre-writing (1&2): Rolling Deadline3. Remember:Last Day to Turn in Working Paper: Fri 4/5Unit Test: Mon 4/8
Maos Programs in the PRCOver the next two classes we will learn about two programs Mao put into place in China after 1949 to help reinforce communism in the Peoples Republic of China. Each of these programs exemplify the ways in which Mao constructed a totalitarian regime in China.The Great Leap Forward (1958-1961)The Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)
The Great Leap Forward (1958-1961)Economic and social campaign which aimed to use

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