China is now the home of one of the most powerful and important economies and manufacturing centers in the entire world. If Mao Zedong had never come to power, China may have never become unified. Mao Zedong failed many times and made some bad decisions throughout his time as leader. However, these failures and the few successes that Mao Zedong had only helped to make China more unified. Even though China’s government is still nondemocratic today, some feel it is becoming better as each day passes.
In 1953, Mao passed another law called “Three Antis” this law stated that anyone who didn’t pay taxes, spied on the government, or committed fraud would be put in jail. The reason he enforced this was because there was heavy corruption going on in China and Mao wanted to ensure everyone’s safety and to comply with the people. All these new reforms helped Mao gain the peoples trust and this lead to his revolutionary ideology of Maoism. Many believe that Mao’s Maoism ideology had a lot of influence on the people of China. Maoism was a profound political philosophy, it was the answer to Chinas problems.
The advancements into the modern age of 21st Century China would be incomplete without the input given by Hu Jintao. He successfully combined the modernization of the country with integration from the communist party. His political skills shook the world. He helped enrich the poverty stricken areas, created contemporary laws, and also took control of protecting Chinese border and negotiations. Hu Jintao was a leader in Chinese history because of his methods of harmonizing the country against corruption, establishing political connections, and exploiting the effects that Communism has on the mobilization of China.
Mao---the one whose mistakes, shot contributions down After the validation of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, Mao Zedong as the Chairman of PRC and the Communist Party held most political power in China. By using his tremendous influence in China, Mao conducted a series of nationwide movements in order to rapidly reform China’s politics, economy and culture. However, instead of leading China to a more hopeful future, Mao pushed China into a period of darkness. Many historical evidences showed that Mao had brought more pain than happiness to Chinese people. No matter how many great things Mao did in his earlier years, the mistakes that Mao made in the 100 Flower Campaign, the Great Leap Forward, ad the Cultural Revolution, can neither
In 1949 the Chinese Communist Party (CPP) beat the Kuomintang (KMT) in the Chinese Civil War becoming the reigning regime in China. The new communist leadership drastically changed China’s future. Today the CCP remains in power in China, shaping every aspect of Chinese society. Academics like Chalmers Johnson argue that the CCP’s ability to mobilize Chinese peasants ultimately led to the CCP’s victory. This paper will supplement Johnson’s argument by examining how KMT economic, military, and ideological missteps led to the CCP’s victory.
Caitlin Lent 17 May 2014 Global Studies II Mr. Bernardi Long Live Chairman Mao? Mao Zedong’s Failures as a Chinese Communist Leader When Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong first rose to power at the start of the Chinese Civil War, major change was on the horizon for Nationalist China. With rising inflation and civil instability at the hands of corrupt government leaders, the time had come for the Communists to take the helm in China. Mao branded this as a chance to use communist ideals to promote economic development. He believed that he could bring China to an economic level on par with its industrialized neighbors at a rapid pace, gaining him a huge following.
The Nationalists controlled South China in the year of 1928 after the Northern. Expedition. The time had come to attack the warlords who ruled the North so that the enemy could be reunited under a single government. The ordinary Chinese civilians were sick of the warlords and the constant civil war and they greeted the Kuomintang forces as liberators. The Communist using of the Kuomintang army soon captured the important cities in the Yangtze valley and set up a new national capital at Hankow.
This revolution has impacted everybody, with witnessed accounts during the Mao’s rule. At last, did it work? In the following essay, Mao’s ideas how people view communism as a form of a government than the abuse of power. During the society, when China was involved in WWII and a civil war after. The entire nation was devastated with the Japanese invading China.
Eventually, in 1949, after a grueling civil war, the Communists took the leadership of China, starting the new era of “the People’s Republic of China”. Mao led the PRC with ambition, and made many sacrifices, both himself and as a nation. Although Mao’s ambition and sacrifices did lead to the better China that is known today, there are many that question the necessity of the harsh choices he made during his rule over the PRC. One can even question the morality of the decisions made by Mao, both direct and indirect for his nation. During the “Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution” of China, countless Chinese bourgeoisie were persecuted with almost no logical reason.
The ultimate goal of helping the common-people to become educated and thus prosper. Harsh laws and severe punishments, which were common in Confucius’ day, should be abolished. In short, his theories of governing were in complete contrast to those in power at the time. The solution to these problems was to awaken the people to the necessity of reason, and reinforce the thought of morality and harmony. One of the reasons that many Chinese do not formally object to human rights violations is that the collective wellbeing and not the self has been part of their culture for hundreds of years.