Communism in China
Updated: 3/11/2020
Communism in China

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  • 1921
  • 1933
  • 1949
  • A group of young men met in Shanghai to form the Chinese Communist Party. The leader was Mao Zedong.
  • 1966
  • Join the Red Guard and defend Emperor Mao's beliefs
  • Mao Zedong led 600,000 people on the Long March to avoid being captured by the nationalist government
  • 1976
  • Mao and the Chinese Communist Party declared that China is now the People's Republic of China
  • 1989
  • Mao created the Cultural Revolution to stop all opposition to the Chinese Communist Party
  • Mao Zedong died and the Cultural Revolution had finally ended after a decade of chaos in China
  • Communist China had come under criticism. Ten thousand students protested against Communist China peacefully until June 4, 1989. On June ,1989 the Chinese government sent tanks to Tiananmen Square and killed hundreds of innocent people.