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  • Deng Xiaoping

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    Introduction “I don’t care if the cat is black or white, I just want it to kill the mice.” - Deng Xiaoping. Deng Xiaoping has been the individual with the most impact on China since the 1970’s. Along with Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, he is looked at as one of the key figures in evolution of communism in China . Deng Xiaoping will be remembered as a national hero, but this was not always the case. The real story of Deng includes the fact that, on more than one occasion, his peers ostracized him. During his

  • Deng Xiaoping

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    Deng Xiaoping was born in 1904 on August 22. Deng was born in Guang’an, Sichuan to a peasant family. as a young man, Deng spent his time studying and working in France. During his time in France, Deng was influenced by Marxism-Leninism and joined the Communist Party of China in 1923. After his studies, Deng returned to China and joined the army of Feng Yuxiang. During his time in the military, Deng was part of the Fengtian’s attempt to prevent the break of the alliance between the Kuomintang and

  • Deng Xiaoping

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    Deng Xiaoping      China has a long history with several great leaders, but none of those leaders have even come close to being as great as Deng Xiaoping. Deng Xiaoping was a loyal communist who sacrificed his own life so his people could have a better one. During his long political career, he served as a Communist politcommissar of the 129th Division (Liu-Deng Army) from 1929 to 1949. As politcommissar, he bravely and successfully fought the Nationalists. In 1945, he

  • Deng Xiaopeng

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    Deng Xiaopeng Deng Xiaopeng was a good leader for China though at times Deng hit some bumpy roads and was said to infringe some of the Chinese rights still Deng controlled China with order and efficiency. Deng raised China’s economy to national high all around. Deng also strengthened its political status up to that of a very powerful country. Though Deng did things bad his achievements rose above his failures. As newfound leader of communist China after Mao’s death Deng’s first goal was to

  • Mao vs. Deng

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    Mao vs. Deng China's transition from the leadership under the iron fist of Mao Zedong to the more liberal Deng Xiao Ping gave the People's Republic a gradual increase in economic freedom while maintaining political stability. During Mao's regime, the country focused on bolstering and serving the community, while subsequently encumbering individual growth and prosperity. Deng advocated a more capitalist economic ideology, which established China as an economic force in the global community while

  • The Legacy of Deng Xiaoping

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    The Legacy of Deng Xiaoping Deng Xiaoping was born is 1904 in Sichuan Province. He died in 1997. He was the General Secretary of the Communist Party. He went to France for higher education. He was a short man, gentle looking and intelligent. He was tough and soft-spoken. He was a chain smoker and he loved playing mahjong. He became the leader of China after chairman Mao. He was in power from 1978 till 1997. He married three times and had five children. (Three daughter

  • Deng Mao Chinese Economy

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    experiencing unprecedented economic development, validating the success of Deng Xiao Ping’s implementation of capitalist market principles and amalgamation of central planning with market-oriented reforms. Having studied in Europe during the Great Depression, Deng witnessed the setback of absolute market economies; yet, he had always expressed concerns regarding the entirely planned economy in the USSR. Some even argue that Deng has anticipated the inevitable collapse. Therefore, unlike Mao, he held

  • The pre-Deng China

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    At the geopolitical level, China saw Africa in the immediate post-colonial period as a continent that offered it the geographical reach in developing its claim as the global champion of the Third World. China portrayed itself, especially in the pre-Deng Xiaoping period, as engaged in a struggle against hegemonies’, and sought to develop stronger political ties with newly independent African countries to enhance its global reach and influence. China’s Africa policy touched on enhancing ties between

  • The Positive Effects Of Deng Xiaoping's Impact On China

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    China decreased and riots began to break out. Deng Xiaoping was the leader that succeeded Mao after his death in 1976, and his reforms helped turn around the country’s economic and social situation. Careful strategic moves made by Deng allowed other countries to invest in China’s economy and the government gave people more control over their land and education. He also reduced the power of the government, moving away from Communism and towards democracy. Deng Xiaoping had a positive influence on China

  • Deng Xiaoping's Economic Reform in China

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    The goals of Deng Xiaoping’s economic reform were the ‘Four Modernizations’. This Four Modernization refers to the reform of agriculture, industry, national defense, and science technology. These reforms were to solve the problems of motivating workers and farmers to produce a larger surplus and to eliminate economic imbalances that were common in command economies. Deng Xiaoping felt that the quickest way to build a better China was to improve living conditions immediately, to give people the