Mao The Unknown Story By: Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
Basics <ul><li>Mao Tse-tung was first leader of the People’s Republic of China </li></ul><ul><li>Believed that morals were...
Early Life <ul><li>Born December 26, 1893 </li></ul><ul><li>Loved mother dearly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Influenced views on ...
Beginning as Communist <ul><li>New the founding members of Chinese Communist Party </li></ul><ul><li>Became member later, ...
Controlling the Red Army <ul><li>Took over a bandit army </li></ul><ul><li>Gained favor in the eyes of CCP </li></ul><ul><...
Chinese Civil War and Japanese Invasion <ul><li>Chinese Civil War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fought between Republicans in powe...
Beginning of Chinese Communist State <ul><li>Mao was prime minister and head-of state </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was actually s...
The Long March <ul><li>Tensions between rival powers in control of China grow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationalists return in...
Desire for Power <ul><li>Mao ambitious, desire to rule all of China </li></ul><ul><li>Uses communists to gain power </li><...
Opium <ul><li>Mao and his area of influence became poverty stricken </li></ul><ul><li>Needed serious monetary gain </li></...
Russian Invasion <ul><li>End of WWII, Russia invades China </li></ul><ul><li>Defeats many Nationalists bases </li></ul><ul...
U.S. Intervention <ul><li>U.S. did not like Chiang, too many stories of corrupt officials, liked Mao better  </li></ul><ul...
Mao Conquers China <ul><li>Chiang loses power because of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mao’s hidden moles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Mao in Power <ul><li>Mao forced China through hard times </li></ul><ul><li>He was only millionaire in all of China </li></...
Korean War <ul><li>Started by Mao and Stalin </li></ul><ul><li>Stalin wanted to test new technology and U.S. fight against...
Becoming a Superpower <ul><li>Ensure total control over peasants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Controlling by means of terrorizing...
Cultural Revolution <ul><li>Purging of Mao’s political enemies </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorize society </li></ul><ul><li>Perse...
Ultimate Ambition <ul><li>Mao desired to rule the world </li></ul><ul><li>Came close to realizing his dream </li></ul><ul>...
Fin
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Wha Ppp Mao

997 views

Published on

Published in: News & Politics
1 Comment
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Wow this is bias bull-crap.
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
No Downloads
Views
Total views
997
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
18
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
23
Comments
1
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Wha Ppp Mao

  1. 1. Mao The Unknown Story By: Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
  2. 2. Basics <ul><li>Mao Tse-tung was first leader of the People’s Republic of China </li></ul><ul><li>Believed that morals were useless, only look after one’s self </li></ul><ul><li>Brutal leader, loved torture </li></ul><ul><li>Ambition ruled daily life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Killed all political opponents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Still has large fan-base in China today </li></ul>
  3. 3. Early Life <ul><li>Born December 26, 1893 </li></ul><ul><li>Loved mother dearly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Influenced views on woman’s roles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Became Buddhist because of her </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hated father </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Influenced views on peasants and workers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desired to be a student and teacher, avoids manual labor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Two brothers and his close family helped Mao later in life </li></ul>
  4. 4. Beginning as Communist <ul><li>New the founding members of Chinese Communist Party </li></ul><ul><li>Became member later, worked way up to high position </li></ul><ul><li>Forerunner in attempted combining of CCP and Nationalists Party </li></ul><ul><li>Expelled from CCP because of lack of communistic ideals </li></ul><ul><li>Mao believed only in himself, not ideals or morals </li></ul>
  5. 5. Controlling the Red Army <ul><li>Took over a bandit army </li></ul><ul><li>Gained favor in the eyes of CCP </li></ul><ul><li>Took over a Red Army, became high leader </li></ul><ul><li>Moscow takes important look at Mao, set him up for future greatness </li></ul><ul><li>Mao in power </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the most influential men in all of China </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Chinese Civil War and Japanese Invasion <ul><li>Chinese Civil War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fought between Republicans in power, Nationalists, and CCP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationalists lose first, disbanded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equal fight between Republicans and Soviet Union backed CCP </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Japanese invade China </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Republicans lose both wars at once </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CCP controls part of China, set up first Communist state in China </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Beginning of Chinese Communist State <ul><li>Mao was prime minister and head-of state </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was actually second in command </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learned new ways of controlling and keeping power </li></ul><ul><li>Spent much of his days planning to retake his power from before the establishment of the Chinese Communist State </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Long March <ul><li>Tensions between rival powers in control of China grow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationalists return into power and face Communists, led by Chiang </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multiple factions </li></ul><ul><li>Used by Mao to return to power, becomes ruler of Communist part of China </li></ul><ul><li>Most political rivals killed </li></ul>
  9. 9. Desire for Power <ul><li>Mao ambitious, desire to rule all of China </li></ul><ul><li>Uses communists to gain power </li></ul><ul><li>Becomes head of CCP, the “Stalin” of China </li></ul><ul><li>Mao is fully backed by Soviet Union, partners with Stalin </li></ul><ul><li>Gives new look to other countries, viewed in good light </li></ul><ul><li>Prepares to conquer all of China </li></ul>
  10. 10. Opium <ul><li>Mao and his area of influence became poverty stricken </li></ul><ul><li>Needed serious monetary gain </li></ul><ul><li>Started growing opium </li></ul><ul><li>Communists wealthy, peasants poorer </li></ul><ul><li>Mao increases number of money substantially, Inflation increases, lower classes poorer </li></ul><ul><li>One of two mistakes of the Reds </li></ul>
  11. 11. Russian Invasion <ul><li>End of WWII, Russia invades China </li></ul><ul><li>Defeats many Nationalists bases </li></ul><ul><li>Conquers Manchuria for the CCP </li></ul><ul><li>Peace agreement between Nationalists and CCP </li></ul><ul><li>Peace treaty ignored, China in civil war </li></ul><ul><li>CCP backed against ropes after Russia pulls out </li></ul><ul><li>CCP saved by the U.S. </li></ul>
  12. 12. U.S. Intervention <ul><li>U.S. did not like Chiang, too many stories of corrupt officials, liked Mao better </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Didn’t learn Mao’s true nature until too late </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Joined in to stop civil war </li></ul><ul><li>Forced truce at time, helped Reds form links to Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. helps Nationalists stop Mao but too late </li></ul><ul><li>CCP controlled Manchuria and had secure trade lines with Russia </li></ul>
  13. 13. Mao Conquers China <ul><li>Chiang loses power because of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mao’s hidden moles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Betrayals from high positioned officials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor leadership from others in charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>love for family </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reds army terrorizes and captures regions of China </li></ul><ul><li>Mao rules all of China, absolute ruler over 550 million people </li></ul>
  14. 14. Mao in Power <ul><li>Mao forced China through hard times </li></ul><ul><li>He was only millionaire in all of China </li></ul><ul><li>Stalin loses rule over Mao, Mao now total rule over China </li></ul><ul><li>Mao started making China a superpower </li></ul><ul><li>Used technology as base for economy </li></ul>
  15. 15. Korean War <ul><li>Started by Mao and Stalin </li></ul><ul><li>Stalin wanted to test new technology and U.S. fight against communism, and to have Mao kill many of his troops </li></ul><ul><li>Mao wanted to become superpower, prove country by winning the war against the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>War ended with neither side winning, China proves power </li></ul>
  16. 16. Becoming a Superpower <ul><li>Ensure total control over peasants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Controlling by means of terrorizing the general public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Banned the arts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lower power and influence of the Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>Have nations brought under a communist rule and friendly relations with China </li></ul><ul><li>Conquer Tibet </li></ul><ul><li>Great Leap Forward Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Having and the knowledge of building atomic bombs </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cultural Revolution <ul><li>Purging of Mao’s political enemies </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorize society </li></ul><ul><li>Persecuted millions violently </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasized Mao’s totalitarian rule </li></ul>
  18. 18. Ultimate Ambition <ul><li>Mao desired to rule the world </li></ul><ul><li>Came close to realizing his dream </li></ul><ul><li>Failed, but set up China to become leading world power </li></ul><ul><li>Mao still mystified and beloved by the Chinese masses </li></ul>
  19. 19. Fin

×