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    desire of Chinese communists to free China from colonialism. (754) Unfortunately, Chinese communists could not take any action because of Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalist regime that expelled Communists out Chinese cities and caused them to go into hiding. (756) It was the year of 1934 when the communist party garnered back attention. Led by Mao Zedong, the leader of the communist party, many Chinese communists joined a “6,000 mile journey through rugged terrain of northwestern China.” (756) It was at

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    the Chinese Communist Party between circa 1925 and circa 1950 had had more close relationships. The major relationships that are shown in the documents is that relationship of peasant and Communist party supports to spark the nationalism in the peasants, creates an anti-Japanese sentiments, and to promote a sense of social equality. Documents 1,2, and 3, demonstrate that peasants had raised the national pride due to Chinese communist party. Documents 4 and 5 show how the Communist Party fosters the

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    Mao Zedong Contribution

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    established the People's Republic of China and was the primary pioneer of the nation from its foundation in 1949 until his passing in 1976. Mao also drove the communist revolution in China and battled against the Nationalist Party in the Chinese Civil War. His thoughts and methods of insight in regards to socialism and Marxism are frequently alluded to as Maoism. Mao was born the child of a laborer agriculturist on December 26, 1893 in Shaoshan, Hunan Province, China. He went to the neighborhood school

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    power was a result of favourable conditions resulting from both the failures of the Nationalist party (GMD) and the various successes of the Communist party (CCP). Before Mao was able to consolidate his power over China in 1949, he first had to become solitary leader of the CCP party which he accomplished through his effective use of propaganda, ideology, policies and use of force. Prior to this, China had been led by incompetent leaders and as a result of their actions, it experienced a weakness

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    Revolution and being Communist in China. The poor and educated were the original individuals to accept communism, although both poor and educated are usually words that are counterintuitive when combined, this Communist movement indeed combined the two terms and these two terms progressed into success for Communist China. In addition, to this, Chinese values continued on into the Cultural Revolution, the Long March and the path to Communist China. So while, the Communist Party did make radical changes

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    Wild Swans begins as Jung Chang, the author, leaves China to go to Great Britain on an academic scholarship. She would complete her education at York University and obtain a doctorate in linguistics. When her mother came to visit she shared family history with Chang, which encouraged Chang to return to China and begin research for her book. Wild Swans consists of events that impacted China in extremely negative emotional and psychological ways. Each chapter is titled with a saying of the time that

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    The Chinese communist party gained much power after going after and attacking the Kuomintang and its anti communist policies into Taiwan. With the growth of the communist party’s power, the peasant and lower class experienced major influence that would change the course of their lives forever. Chinese peasants and the Chinese communist party between circa 1925 and circa 1950 had a relationship in which the party fostered and cared the state of the people. This created a sense of nationalism and pride

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    regime was highly visible during the Mao period, when the Party claimed to have built a better society for the majority of the population and increased its popularity particularly through ideological control and mass mobilization. And the pursuit of popular support, with facts or propaganda, remains a basis for the rule of the CCP until today. A. A Legitimacy Based on the Claim of Building a Better World

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    Qin Shi Huang-Di Legacy

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    behind his back or criticized him because his administration was built on Legalism, he decided to get rid of them and ordered the arrest and execution of over 400 scholars (Gracie). This dislike of opposition and debate has carried over to the communist party of China today, showing just how much of Qin’s legacy has lasted. Along with the arrest of the scholars, he also used other means to end intellectual opposition. In 213 BCE, he ordered that all books be burned, except for

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    of Mao Zedong and the People The peasants of China were oppressed by their “superiors”, mainly their landlords, for years before Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) came into the light of society. China tried to free the impulses of the people while the Chinese Communist Party wanted to seek out a solution that allows for the party to keep in close touch with the people (Lecture 3/1). So why was the CCP so popular with the people of China? Well the chairman, Mao Zedong, made promises

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    Chinese art, education and other traditions. When Mao officially encouraged his student army to destroy the “Four Olds”: old customs, culture, habits and ideas, China made a sharp turn towards cultural and intellectual decline. Visual art in late 1960s China was heavily influenced by politics and the wishes of the Chinese Communist Party. One of those policies was the cult of Mao Zedong. Chinese traditional artwork, being a huge part of Chinese traditional culture, one of the “Four Olds”, was forbidden

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    specifically when the Communist Party took over the minds and hearts of China in 1949, propaganda seen in art was used to influence them and further make Mao Zedong an icon and hero. This movement changed the art of China into a modernized art, an art that was no longer showing the spirit of the old China but a new spirit that sparked through Mao Zedong's teachings. Through the elimination of traditional-style artworks, its artist and of those not in favor of Mao Zedong’s ideals, China brutally metamorphosised

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    sorts of authority, the favorite word among the youth in China is No."(Bernstein, The New York Times). The Tiananmen Square Protest in 1989 campaigned for a peaceful transition from Communism to Democracy. Although the protest itself was non-violent, the government imposed terror to suppress the violence. The bloodshed that resulted from the tanks and soldiers drew foreign attentions. Thus, the Tiananmen Square has destructed China’s communist image over the past decade. Nevertheless, the Chinese government

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    ” Following the end of the Second World War in 1945, the United Front between the two major Chinese political parties, the CCP (China Communist Party) and GMD (Guomindang), drew to a close. The ensuing four years of fighting between the two parties in a period known as the Chinese Civil War ultimately resulted in a victory for the CCP and the formation of the People’s Republic of China on October 1st 1949. This essay will analyze the reasons why the CCP won the war – such as its political, military

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    Mao Zedong was a Chinese communist Revolutionist, who was one of the founding members of the Communist Party of China, had governed as the Chairman of the People’s Republic of China since 1949. As a revolutionist, he launched several revolutions such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution which ended in catastrophes, whilst he contributed much to the communist party as well as China. So, was Mao Zedong a hero or a tyrant? A hero should have leadership skills, be visionary, progressive

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    Economic Issues In China

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    Introduction: China has a rich and old history of being the world's leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences. In recent years China has faced incapacitating issues that entered the stage in the 19th and early 20th centuries. During this period of time the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After the end of World War II, the communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while

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    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

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    Using the “three pillars” model of authoritarian stability, analyze the Chinese Communist Party. Is it resilient or fragile? Why or why not? Compare and contrast this case with at least one of the three other case studies discussed in the module. As we have discussed in lectures and learned about from class readings, the three pillars of stability in autocratic regimes include legitimation, repression and co-optation (Gerschewski,2013). These three pillars are what prevent the authoritarian regimes

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    TABLE OF CONTENT ESSAY VISUAL AID BIBLIOGRAPHY DECLARATION OF PLAGIARISM The success of the world power, China was made possible by a number of factors. Chairman Mao Zedong`s policies shaped a nation and formed the foundation of modern day China. He formed the Red Army and was elected as the chairman of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) - a platform that allowed him to implement the policies. Mao's policies of were like a mountain range—full of high points as well as dangerous

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    between 1966-1976 with the purpose of preserving the traditional Communist ideology commenced by Mao Zedong, the Chairman of the Communist Party. The Cultural Revolution was a failure because it did not address the power imbalances and widespread grievances well enough.The main contribution of The Cultural Revolution at the Margins is that it shows how messy and contingent events were in 1966 and 1967. Global capital flows toward China today because of the authoritarian state apparatus that relentlessly

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