Mao Zedong

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China during the twentieth-first century has experienced much political influence. China is also one of the most populated nations in the world. The people of China have a strong Heritage and a desire to see China become a worldwide military power. The leadership of China has faced many problems associated with a large population and satisfying the people's needs. The imperialist era of China lasted for two thousand years before revolution in 1911. After the revolution, a period of anarchy and warlord rule decimated the country's stability. The people desperately needed a central government that could properly lead the country into a industrial revolution. The leader to emerge from this era of instability to form a central government was Mao Zedong. Mao is one of the most controversial political figures in modern world history. Mao was and still is a influential figure in Chinese ideology. This paper will argue that Mao became the leader of China through his military! and leadership skills during "The Long March". The Long March was a difficult journey for the followers of the Chinese Communist Party and was a period of critical importance for Mao. The period before the founding of the CCP deserves some attention for Continue...


The warlords were extremely devient individuals who spent most of their lives creating value at the expense of others. The leaders of the CCP also relinquished Mao's military strategies of guerilla warfare against the GMD. Examples of military powers dominating Chinese military during the nineteenth-century are plentiful. The western powers and Japan both benefited from international trade and ultimately, led to their individual countries modernizing through the natural effects of international trade. In summation, it is not one of these ideas that helped set the stage for Mao to begin his journey to political infamy. In 1860, Britain and France attacked Beijing, the capital of China. This left China in a position of military disadvantage to western powers and Japan, which is especially unnerving for the people of China. In early Janurary 1935, the CCP overtook control of Zunyi in the Guizhou Province. This was the eventual fate of people who opposed Mao at this conference. In 1921, the members of this group, including Mao, started the Chinese !Communist Party. International trading effects the world demand for goods, whi!ch can lead to countries competing for more efficient production and use of raw materials. It there were they established the Jiangxi Soviet. Even members of the national army defected from China and joined the rebellion. This meeting is extremely pivitol in Mao's political career because Mao regained his control of the CCP.