Key Terms 1949-78

Key Terms 1949-78 - Maoist China Creation of a...

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Maoist China Creation of a “party-state” with revolutionary, state- strengthening, and nationalistic goals vis-a-vis society, culture and the economy Key dilemma: requirements and results of modernization vs. CCP history and “Maoism” (Charisma, violence, voluntarism, campaigns a a ) By 1966, results in the break-up of the “Yanan Round Table,” especially between Mao Zedong and Liu Shaoqi, Chen Yun, and Deng Xiaoping. All are “Leninists,” but former four were more pragmatic and willing to tolerate inequality. International Relations Sino-Soviet Friendship Pact (1950) Korean War (1950-1953): Saves Taiwan from CCP takeover; ~2,500,000 casualties (US: 50,000; PRC: 300,000-1,000,000; rest are Korean) Hungarian Uprising (1956) Khrushchev’s “Secret Speech” (1956) ICBM and Sputnik launchings (1957) Sino-Soviet Rift (1958-1989) Domestic Policies Land Reform (1948-1953) a ; “fanshen” a .
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Estimated landlord deaths: 2-9 million. Equality Dramatic shift in rural power structure Campaign to Suppress Counterrevolutionaries (1951) (Targeted former KMT officials) Y . Estimated deaths: 20 million. 5 Antis a
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