Cultural revolution

  • THE CCP issue the may 16 notice

    this announced the start of the cultural revolution
  • Die fightinhg to protec MAo

    a poster is put up at beijin university denoucing school leaders. This sparked the formation of the red guards. the red guards joined the revolution

    The revolution condemmed all forms of religion and banned all open expression of faith. churches were shut down and believers were imprisonned.
  • Mao supports the Red Guards

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    Red guards

    Mao recieves an estimate of 11 million red guards on eight occasions in tiananmen square
  • red guards seize power in shanghai

    The revolution reaches army clashes