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In 1949 the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) came to power, under the leadership of Mao Zedong. He formed the People’s Republic of China, after decades of fighting a civil war against the Kuomintang (KMT). Mao inherited many problems including an economy that needed to be industrialised and a poor, illiterate population. Mao attempted to transform China, by introducing his first five-year plan in 1953, which successfully boosted the heavy industry. However, despite the economy growing and agricultural production increasing, Mao was unhappy with the speed of growth so in 1958 he launched his Second Five Year Plan under his ironic slogan “the Great Leap Forward.’

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Implementation of Mao Zedong's Policies. History Grade 12 Paper 1 Achieved 96% in Final NSC History Exam


Yes, the implementation of Mao Zedong’s policies, the Great Leap Forward (1958-62) and the Cultural Revolution (1966-69) were both catastrophic events. For example, Mao’s disastrous Great Leap Forward led to a serious famine which caused the death of millions of and ruined the economy. Similarly...

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