Revolution in China   and Communist China   (How does this compare with the    Russian Revolution and Stalin’s            ...
Background• Manchu /  Qing Dynasty  maintained  limited power  while other  nations held  major  concessions  in the 20th ...
QING DYNASTY FELL        • Rural & urban          workers,          nationalists,          communists, and          intell...
CIVIL WAR 1925-1937• After the provisional government failed,  the NATIONALISTS led by Chiang Kai-  shek, the COMMUNISTS l...
Mao Zedong        • Led the army in          developing          guerilla warfare          tactics to fight the          N...
1937 – Japan invaded China• Communists &  Nationalists fought  the Japanese  “separately  together”.• Communists were  mor...
Civil War Continued 1945-1949             • The West               supported the               Nationalist               A...
Communist Victory1949• the Communists  founded the People’s  Republic of China.                               Slide 8
China under Communist      • Foreigners were        kicked out      • Redistribution of land        by the government     ...
Mao consolidated power            • Many who were              nationalists,              upperclass, or              diss...
Social Class Changes      • Wealthy upper class        (including ruling        families) was        removed.      • Lando...
Great Leap Forward 1950s-   • Mao’s government took     control of all the land.   • Started “back yard     industrializat...
Great Leap Forward• The plan failed miserably – famine caused  over 20 million deaths, steel production  dropped drastical...
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  1. 1. Revolution in China and Communist China (How does this compare with the Russian Revolution and Stalin’s Soviet Union) This presentation relies heavily on a power point created by Dan McDowell. Teaching Point, ©2003 Slide 1
  2. 2. Background• Manchu / Qing Dynasty maintained limited power while other nations held major concessions in the 20th century. Slide 2
  3. 3. QING DYNASTY FELL • Rural & urban workers, nationalists, communists, and intellectuals protested against the government. • The dynasty fell in 1911 and a weak provisional government took its place. • 1911 – 1925 Chinese Republic Slide 3
  4. 4. CIVIL WAR 1925-1937• After the provisional government failed, the NATIONALISTS led by Chiang Kai- shek, the COMMUNISTS led by Mao Zedong, and various WARLORDS began a CIVIL WAR for control of China Slide 4
  5. 5. Mao Zedong • Led the army in developing guerilla warfare tactics to fight the Nationalists and later the Japanese Slide 5
  6. 6. 1937 – Japan invaded China• Communists & Nationalists fought the Japanese “separately together”.• Communists were more effective in their guerilla war against the Japanese. Slide 6
  7. 7. Civil War Continued 1945-1949 • The West supported the Nationalist Army and the USSR sent some support to Mao Slide 7
  8. 8. Communist Victory1949• the Communists founded the People’s Republic of China. Slide 8
  9. 9. China under Communist • Foreigners were kicked out • Redistribution of land by the government • Industrialization began • Women gained power Slide 9
  10. 10. Mao consolidated power • Many who were nationalists, upperclass, or dissidents were imprisoned in forced labor camps or killed. Slide 10
  11. 11. Social Class Changes • Wealthy upper class (including ruling families) was removed. • Landowning class was destroyed. • Intellectuals attacked Slide 11
  12. 12. Great Leap Forward 1950s- • Mao’s government took control of all the land. • Started “back yard industrialization” Slide 12
  13. 13. Great Leap Forward• The plan failed miserably – famine caused over 20 million deaths, steel production dropped drastically.
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