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  • The Cultural Revolution

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    Mao Ze Dong started the Great Cultural Revolution in 1966, in what appeared to be a massive cleansing policy to ensure the final victory of Mao and his supporters over the rest of the Chinese Communist party. Mao Zedong officially launched the Cultural Revolution at Eleventh Plenum of the Eighth Central Committee. Over the next decade, literally millions of people were destroyed, imprisoned and blamed for previously hidden 'bourgeois tendencies' while tens of thousands were executed. Mao Zedong also

  • Themes Of The Cultural Revolution

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    Proletarian Cultural Revolution The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution also known as the Cultural revolution in China is a social / political movement, that wanted to force their brand of communism on China. It was a political and social movement that was lead by Mao Zedong. In Which Mao wanted to bring back Maoist Ideology and Maoist thinking into the people of China. Mao wanted to make Maoist a dominate force and a dominate ideology in the communist party of China. The Cultural Revolution in China

  • Cultural Revolution Are Inhumane

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    Cultural Revolution--Another Kind of Witch Hunt By human nature, people are greedy and selfish. Rulers around the world try to control their citizens as much as possible, even under different social settings and cultural backgrounds. In a “witch hunt,” leaders do not want unknown people taking over their power. In beginning, people just focused on searching for capitalist officers and leaders. Later, teachers, traders and rich people became the goal. The revolution continued for

  • Cultural Revolution Essay

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    Proletarian Cultural Revolution or simply the Cultural Revolution was launched by Mao Zedong in May 1966 and lasted until his death in September 1976. The first two years of the Revolution, which was the most violent phase of the struggle, was led by militia units comprised of students called the Red Guards. Their goal was to destroy anything in relation to the “four olds”: Old ideas, old culture, old customs, and old habits. They also engaged in the purpose of the Cultural Revolution according to

  • Cultural Revolution Essay

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    Stella Yu 9G (history project) Research Assignment - Research the Cultural Revolution: i) What was the situation in China at the time it was initiated? It was a terrible situation for people in China. It’s because of “Great Leap Forward”, which is led by Mao. Also the economy is really bad because they have no food. But some of them got richer and richer specially the scientists, mangers and some of the CCP members. Mao doesn’t like what was happening because it against Mao’s ideas, which is everyone

  • China's Cultural Revolution

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    old values were ransacked by the Red Guard youths. The Cultural revolution put middle school and high school students in charge of the nation and like a version of Lord of the Flies the nation fell into anarchy and paralysis The Cultural Revolution also lead to changes within the structure of the communist party. Before the Cultural Revolution Liu Shaoqi was Mao Zedong's designated successor, but during the early stages of the Cultural Revolution Shaoqi and Deng Xiaoping and many others who Mao deemed

  • Mao Cultural Revolution

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    A. Plan of Investigation In 1966, Mao mobilized the Chinese youth to initiate the “Cultural Revolution”, a violent process eliminating old Chinese culture, customs, thoughts and habits, purging “counter-revolutionary” party members, and heightening Mao’s personality cult. I will summarize evidence collected from textbooks, official documents, biographies and eyewitness reports about the events between 1959 and 1966. I will describe the failure of the Great Leap Forward, Mao’s resignation as president

  • The Chinese Cultural Revolution

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    The Chinese Cultural Revolution The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, beginning as a campaign targeted at removing Chairman Mao Zedong's political opponents, was a time when practically every aspect of Chinese society was in pandemonium. From 1966 through 1969, Mao encouraged revolutionary committees, including the red guards, to take power from the Chinese Communist party authorities of the state. The Red Guards, the majority being young adults, rose up against their teachers, parents

  • Cultural Revolution Essay

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    Chinese Revolution is about making the entire country into Communists and killing each and one the people who hates Mao Tse-Tung. Mao Tse-Tung is the leader of China at this time who believes in equality and everyone should have the same rights. The Red Guards is a military group in which includes a group of children that eliminates the Chinese population due to hatred for Mao. If any of these events happen to our generation, most youth are smart enough to know that Mao is a bad leader and killing

  • An Overview Of The Cultural Revolution

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    Great Leap Forward: Before the Cultural Revolution took place, Mao had an attempt to modernize China’s economy so that by 1988, China would have an economy equivalent to America’s. Mao first announced a Five Year Plan that would last from 1958 to 1963. Mao toured China and thought that China was capable of doing anything they put their minds to, and the top two things Mao wanted to do was to advance their industry and agriculture. By doing this, Mao believed that, the country would change from