Mao Zedong, the founder of the People’s Republic of China, had great ideologies and plans for China. He was ambitious in wanting the People’s Republic to become a world super power and was eager to make create a nation with pride. He was a socialist and that creating a socialist country that was different from the former Nationalist regime was crucial. However, Mao had many inner struggles. Many of Mao’s thoughts were contradicting, and he had many struggles between which ideologies he should emphasis on.
Wood block printing became even more advanced than it was in the Ming era and the Opera became well known in the world of Chinese fine arts. During the reign of the Qing which was about 270 years, they controlled over 13 million square kilometers of land. This dynasty also created the Kangxi dictionary in the Kangxi emperor era. The Ming dynasty experienced a great deal of tragedy which led to the fall of their reign. Key things that helped the Manchurian people take over Beijing was death and disaster from the Bubonic Plague, earthquakes, and climate changes.
Mao was very successful in ending the economic and social challenges faced by China during this time and the extent of this success if unmatched. Mao, using laws and the cultural revolution and the great leap forward and the 5 year plan fixed social and economic policies respectively. Mao was met with success when he attempted to rectify the social challenges that existed in China between 1949 and 1976. Some of these challenges included the lack of rights for women and the continual adherence to the 4 olds by the public. Mao fixed the lack of rights for women by issuing the Marriage law of 1950.
Why And How Chairman Mao’s Chinese Cultural Revolution Turn Against Some Intellectuals? Lao-She’s death In August 24th of 1966, one of the most famous Chinese Writer: Lao-She was discovered in Taiping Lake. A day before, he was criticized as a ‘monster’ and was sent by force to the Confucius Temple for criticism. Then he was taken back to the Federation. In both places he was lambasted and severely beaten.
China’s leader Mao implemented a program called Mao’s Great Leap Forward program this program told peasant framers when to plant crops, what to plant and how much to plant. Also peasants were required to turn over a third of their crops for taxed that was meant to feed the cities. In return the presents were made promises from the government such as the commune would provide workers with food, medical care, and other necessities. This contributed to the people starving and going to great lengths to survive such as trading children and killing and eating them, at this time famine was widespread and killing many people in China. Mao ruled for over twenty-seven years and during that time, “he had doomed China’s people to become some of the poorest on the planet”.
To avoid further dissent Mao created a "cult of his personality" by putting his images and famous quotes everywhere and to establish diplomatic relationship with the United States to solve economic problems. The United States of America was interested in the Chinese market and containing the Communist influence. In 1972 this brought China to become a member of the United Nations resulting in a the visit from United States President Richard Nixon to Bejing. The visit of Nixon to China was significant as it was the first
The protest did not replace the form of government but instead left only the dead bodies of many that tried to over throw the government. The United States showed their depreciation of China by cutting off military sales and implementing economic sanctions. On the other hand, the 1911 Xinhai revolution brought great success after Sun Yat Sen and many other influential people such as Yuan Shikai led the protesters of China to overthrow the Qing dynasty and brought an end to Puyi’s time in his throne. This gave hope and dreams to many people and was a bench mark for the civilians of
China however did not revert back to the state before unification and instead a rebel leader named Liu Bang managed to take hold of the empire. He however did not concentrate all the power on himself and instead gave away two-thirds of the empire to relatives and supporters and only kept one-third. His support increased due to his generosity. He then named his dynasty after his home region ‘Han’. The Han Empire then went on to govern China for four hundred years from 206 B.C.E.