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Mao Tse-Tung biography

Mao Tse-Tung was born in Hunan 1893 into a family a poor peasants who gradually risen to the status of middle class then on to rich peasants and gained merchants. He then found himself in a contradictory position. Mao’s poor clothes placed him in a position naturally inferior to that of his fellow classmates. This early experience may well have cause in him an unclear attitude toward social problems. Mao had a rebellious attitude because he has been treated as a low-grade person. But he also had a feeling of unity with those of the same level of power as him. Like most young Chinese at his time was exposed to a variety of modernization influences. When he was thirteen he read Warnings to the seemingly prosperous Age and he was really influenced by the book. This was a request for freedom for private enterprise.Mao loved to read Chinese literature. WMhile a student in higher primary school he read on of the books by Liang Ch’i-ch’ao and a book about K’ang Yu- wei and the reform movement. These two great reformers K’ang and Liang became his models. If a person were to characterize Mao’s mind and personality and behavior it would have to be his military strength, great courage and how he is on nationalism. Mao learned more of the importance in military power from the six month he spent in the anti-Manchu army after the revolution of October 1911. Mao is the founder and first leader of the Chinese communist party. This Chinese communist party worked together to reunite China. After the bloody communist fight with nationalist Chiang Kai-shek in 1927 Mao established a base in southern Kiangsi province. He started to put into practice his ideas into practice a revolutionary peasantry by a guerrilla was against the government. Mao proclaimed the people of China on October 1st, 1949.Instead of continuing the five year plan Mao came up with two procedures; “The great leap forward “a wide campaign to organize peasants into commun...

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