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Unformatted text preview: ? ? ? ? I. T win Shocks1949 A. Soviet explode their first atomic bomb B. Communism succeeds in China, Mao Zedong takes power C. (Not one of the twin shocks1950: Outbreak of the Korean War.) I I. Mao ZeDong A. Cult of personality B. Built on these three principles: Chinese Nationalism, Som, Anti-colonialism C. Maos take on communism: argued that communism could be built on a peasant society (like China). Drew support from the countryside/peasants, did not recruit from the middle class. Believed that communism could be created first and then could industrialize. D. The Great Leap Forward: Maos attempt to quickly industrialize China. Did this by t rying to mobilize the masses of the countryside, wanted China to be independent, did not seek outside help in industrialization. Believed they could substitute manual labor for bringing in industrialized goods. Wanted to build village, collective steel furnaces. Sent peasants to gather scrap metal to provide the basic ingredients for making steel, the fuel was wood taken from houses, trees, etc. Mao hoped that this small-scale industry would thrust China into an industrial economy. I I I. Soviet Union and China are Rivals Because: A. They were competing for influence over emerging communist countries. B. They had opposing views about communism. C. China was critical of what he viewed as Soviet colonialism. IV. Nikita Khrushchev, 1894-1971 A. Famous for banging his shoe on at the United Nations B. Was a t rue believer in the transformative power of som C. Born in the Ukraine to illiterate parents. He received little formal schooling, as a consequence was derided and...
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