Essay on China Between The Fall Of The Kmt And Mao Tse-tung

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China Between The Fall Of The Kmt And Mao Tse-tungs Death

The time from 1949-1976 was a time of transition for China. Many social and

economic changes occurred through this period. When the Kuomintang government

collapsed and Mao Tse-Tung assumed control, this marked the beginning of massive

reformation for what would become the People's Republic.

With Mao Tse-Tung's rule came governmental reform which led to social

betterment. His first years of rule included careful development and reorganization

backed by Soviet support. The landlord class was wiped out with the nationwide land

reform and the land was divided among the peasantry. Equality prevailed for women and

attacks where made on official corruption. Efforts were made to improve sanitation and

literacy among the people. These changes generated patriotism during China's

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