Communist Party Essays

  • Communist Party Movement

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    In the summer of 1989, the Tiananmen Square protests threatened the legitimacy and power of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). In response to the protests, the Party declared martial law and brutally decimated the defenseless demonstrators. This event caused international commotion, but more importantly, resulted in major internal change within the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Progressive reforms were halted and some were even rescinded. Then, in December of 1991 the Soviet Union officially

  • The Fall of the Kuomintang to the Chinese Communist Party

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    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

  • Chinese Communist Party Essay

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    largest economic power, one of five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and the only communist party-led state in the G-20 grouping of major economies. China’s communist party dominates state and society in China and is committed to maintaining a permanent monopoly on power, and is intolerant of those who question its right to rule. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP or Party) has been in power in China for 63 years, dating back to 1949 by means of a civil war victory over the forces

  • The Classless, Stateless, Moneyless Social Order of Malayan Communist Party

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    several countries such as China and Russia. Malayan Communist Party [4]In 1930, Malayan country is also one of the country which influenced by the idea of the communism through Kuomintang (National People’s Party, established in 1912) and Nanyang Communist Party. The Malaya Communist Party (MCP) was established with the objective of forming Republic of Communist Malaya. MCP had recruited a lot of cadres which are new members of a political party trained to become loyal followers and even seeped into

  • A Criticism of the Manifesto of the Communist Party

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    enforced in the developed world. The Manifesto of the Communist Party is essentially a doctrine designed to appeal to and explain to the general mass of population the righteousness and underlying justification of the modern communist movement. In order to do this, Marx reiterates yet another foundation of his line of thought in private property. Without understand the principles entrenched in private property, one cannot understand how the communist revolution would be differentiated past revolutions

  • A Criticism of the Manifesto of the Communist Party

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    of the Communist Party. He leads us through his materialistic conception of history, outlining the major class difference between the proletariat and the bourgeoisie. He transitions this into a more teleological argument of the necessary evolution from the bonds of capitalistic slavery to communism, and criticizes all modern versions of socialism. Concluding with statements relating the modern communism movement to his underlying philosophy, Marx brings full circle the cry for a communist revolution

  • Dennis v. United States, 341 U.S. 494 (1951)

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    Facts: The petitioners, the leaders of the Communist Political Association (CPA), reorganized the Association into the Communist Party through changing its policies of peaceful cooperation with the United States and its economic and political structure to into the Marxist-Leninist doctrine of the Communist Party. The Communist Party set itself apart from other political parties by disregarding the normal process of change set forth by the constitution. From the literature, statements, and activities

  • America's Communism Scare and the Hollywood Blacklist

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    a means to investigate and weed out Communists and Communist supporters from American society. Its first major attack was on the Hollywood film industry. Blacklisting of Hollywood writers, actors, producers, directors and others suspected of Communist affiliations began with the committee's hearings in October of 1947, and flourished throughout the 1950s. Senator Joseph McCarthy conducted “witch hunts” in an attempt to find and eliminate suspected Communists. The Hollywood Ten, a group of distinguished

  • Mccarthyism

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    known as the red scare. McCarthyism was an extreme version of the red scare, a scare whose ends did not justify the means. The Red Scare happened twice in the history of this great country. When the communist took over Russia in 1919, the American people were unnerved. They were afraid of a communist take over in the states. When the First World War ended in 1918, there was still an ideological war going on in a very divided United States. "The red scare was another sort of war—one against dissent

  • The Changing Image of Women Position in Chinese Film Since 1950s

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    Position in Chinese Film Since 1950s Since 1950s, after the Chairman Mao Zedong’s Yanán conference, art and literature had strictly become tools of promoting the ideology of Communist Party, that is, the product of art and literature in China can be classified as highly popanganda. Chairman Mao Zedong and his Communist Party strongly suggested the equality of both genders - male and female. To promote Mao’s theory, certain kind of strong female character's image had been created in films since 1950s

  • Communism

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    started in 1847, with the formation of the London Communist League. This was an international association of worker, whose sole purpose was to write a "theoretical and practical program which would serve as the basis for uniting the working classes of Europe" (Leone 1). The London Communist League asked Marx for help in drafting a document to represent their standings. He composed the "Communist Manifesto" or "The Manifesto of the Communist Party" (Leone 1). The Russian Revolution helped foster

  • Richard Wright

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    American black novel. Wright has constituted in his novels the social and economic inequities that were imposed in the 30's in hope of making a difference in the Black Community. His writing eventually led many black Americans to embrace the Communist Party. Born on a plantation in Mississippi, Richard Wright grew up in an environment stricken in poverty. When Richard was five years old his father deserted the family. Richard's mother, a school teacher, did her best to support the family but her

  • Communism In The U.S.

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    Karl Marx, author of The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital, was the originator of the political and economic theory of Scientific Socialism (modern Communism). Communism, by definition, is the complete control of major resources and the means of production by government, initially in the form of autocracy. In theory, under this system all would be equal; all would share in both work, according to their ability, and profit, according to need. According to Marx, the proletariat, or working class

  • Joseph Stalin

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    government(Lenin & Stalin).” In 1922, Stalin was appointed to another such post, as General Secretary of the Communist Party's Central Committee. “Stalin understood that "cadres are everything": if you control the personnel, you control the organization. He shrewdly used his new position to consolidate power in exactly this way--by controlling all appointments, setting agendas, and moving around Party staff in such a way that eventually everyone who counted for anything owed their position to him(Stalin

  • McCarthy

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    While I cannot take the time to name all of the men in the State Department who have been named as members of the Communist party and members of a spy ring, I have here in my hand a list of 205 that were known to the Secretary of the State as being members of the Communist party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department. (Bayley, 1981,p.17) This story is held responsible for sparking the McCarthyism era. The incidents following it, represent a journalistic

  • Rosenberg

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    1929: Communist Party of the United States is founded Early 1930's: Julius Rosenberg is member of Young Communist League; campaigns for Scottsboro Boys 1934: Julius Rosenberg enters City College of New York; is involved in radical politics Summer 1939: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg married December 7, 1941: United States enters World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor 1942: Julius Rosenberg becomes member of U. S. Signal Corps 1943: Rosenbergs cease open activities with Communist Party; Daily

  • McCarthyism and the Conservative Political Climate of Today

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    American political history. During this period, thousands of people lost their jobs and hundreds were sent to prison. The U.S. government executed Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, two Communist Party (CP) members, as Russian spies. All of these people were victims of McCarthyism, the witch-hunt during the 1940s and 1950s against Communists and other leftists, trade unionists and civil rights activists, intellectuals and artists. Named for the witch-hunt's most zealous prosecutor, Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.)

  • Native Son, A Critical Review

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    support his struggling family. He is frightened and angered by the attempts of Mary Dalton and her Communist friend Jan to be friendly to him and interprets their actions as condescending. As he tries to stifle a drunken Mary to avoid detection after carrying her upstairs, he accidentally kills her. In a time of panic, he burns the body in the furnace and concocts an elaborate lie imputing the Communist Party. He lies, dodges questions, and even tries to demand ransom, but this can only last for so long

  • Irving Howe and Inivisble Man

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    matured "I" telling the story and the "I" who is the victim). The middle section of the novel concerns the Harlem Stalinists (Communists), to Howe it appears untrue, due to the fact that Ellison wrote with bitterness and made the Stalinists seem stupid, vicious and cynical. He was not surprised either by the Invisible Man’s final discovery that after he quit the Communist Party, "my world has become one of infinite possibilities," because he did not want to be rejected nor not seen by various social

  • The Witch Hunt in The Crucible and During the Time of McCarthyism

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    McCarthyism, named after Joseph McCarthy was a period of intense anti-communism, which occurred in the United States from 1948 to about 1956. During this time the government of the United States persecuted the Communist party USA, its leadership, and many others suspected of being communists. The word McCarthyism now carries the suggestion of false, hysterical accusation and large scale attacks on a minority. This anticommunist crusade stumbled in 1954, when the hearings were televised allowing the