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Unit 6 history 2 ppt

  1. 1. Born in China – son of a peasant farmer Program to speed up Chinese econ. developmentcommunismcontainment Studied Marxism Created huge farms with almost 25,000 peoplerevolution Member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Grew crops - ran industries, schools and hospitalspeasant Founder of the Red Army Droughts and floods caused famine and diseasecollective farm Leader of the Long March (1934) 20 million deaths from 1958 - 1960communefamine Mao created and encouraged the Failure of this program createdRed Guards development of communism in China negative concerns among the peoplehuman rightsMarxism designed to remove opposition to the 100 acre square located in Beijingthe Long Marchthe Red Army Communist Party (CCP) in 1966 - 1969 College students held a protest for democracy and Supporters of the revolution were the Red Guards human rights Punished people who spoke out against the CCP/ Happened on June 4, 1989 – shown on TV around Mao OR if they had Western ways, contacts, ideas the world – military killed 100’s and 1000’s injured encouraged the Communist created a distrust of the Communist government government to improve human rights/democracy will understand will analyze

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