The long March

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    After Mao’s death, China went into a different direction
    China started to change its economic policies to become more capitalist
    This change in policy perhaps says something about the failure of Mao’s leadership
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    The long march

    Tje nationalists continually attacked the communistswho retreated. This became know as the long march.
    During the long march Mao enforced stirct descipline his soliers were told to treat people with respect and pay for food and not to damage peoples crops.
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    One hundred flowers campaing

    He called for the nation's intellectuals and asked them to engage in open criticism of the Party.
    Some believe this was a trick.
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    The great leap forward

    The Great Leap Forward was Mao’s attempt to modernize China’s economy.
    One that, by 1988, would rival America.
    Forced farmers to work in “communes” instead of for themselves
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    The cultural revolution

    After the Grat leap forward, Mao was unpopular.
    The Cultural Revolution was Mao’s attempt to regain power over the government.
    This was a time of very little freedom in China.
    Mao staged public rallies involving thousands of young supporters.
    He calculated correctly that the young wouldn't remember much about the failure of the Great Leap Forward and the millions of deaths.
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    Mao's death

    Mao Tse-tung died from complications of Parkinson's disease on September 09, 1976, at the age of 82, in Beijing, China.