Mao Zedong: The Greatest Revolutionary Leader In China

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Mao Zedong was the greatest revolutionary leader in China, but he may not be a great example for governing a country successfully. He did not make China a better country after all, in fact, he ruined it. Mao Zedong had a negative impact on China because he ruined the economy by trying to improve China’s agriculture and to spur industrialization, took away civil rights by limiting freedom of speech, movements, or thoughts, and destroyed Chinese culture by attempting to purge China of its past.
Mao Zedong was the chairman of the People’s Republic of China from 1949 to 1959. He was an ambitious and consistent man which made him available to lead the Chinese Communist Party from 1935 until his died in 1976. Mao Zedong’s “Great Leap Forward" and “Cultural Revolution” were ineffective and had disastrous consequences. But most of his goals, however, were pretty successful. These goals make China seemed to be a strong country by others. However, life was difficult for many Chinese at the time, but Mao's family was better off than most. His father was a grain dealer, and his mother was a nurturing parent.
Mao Zedong wanted to improve and modernize China’s agriculture and to spur industrialization. He felt that he should focus on strengthening industry first, because he wanted to bring out the more “Chinese” form
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All of these properties were organized into collectives or sections of farms or factories owned by the government. Because the government took away people’s properties, a lot of people lost their reason to work due to the loss of confidence. Mao ZeDong named this “The Great Leap Forward” because he strongly believed this will improve the economy of China during that time due to rapid and intense industrialization. In the early 1960’s, The Great Leap Forward was abandoned due to over 15 million Chinese people faced poverty and

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