I would like to announce to all of you guys that we need to stop and clean out the impure element in our society and bring back the revolutionary spirit had led to the victory in the civil war 20 years earlier and the formation of the People's Republic of China.
Mao Zedong China's Communist leader begin to run the cultural revolution in order to preserve the true communist ideology in China.
Mao called on the nation’s youth to purge the “impure” elements of Chinese society and revive the revolutionary spirit that had led to victory in the civil war 20 years earlier and the formation of the People’s Republic of China
After the failure of his great leap forward, the government had weakened so he tried to make everything look better by shutting down the nation’s schools, calling for a massive youth mobilization to take current party leaders to task for their embrace of bourgeois values and lack of revolutionary spirit.
President Liu Shaoqui and the rest of the communist leader was removed from the power. Liu was also beaten and imprison, he eventually died in prison in 1969.
When Lin was designated to be Mao's successor, Mao was disturbed by Lin's selfishness to conquer the power since he found out that Lin used the excused of the border clashes with Soviet troop to institute materials law. Mae then asked help from Zhou to maneuver against Lin, splitting the power of the rank atop the Chinese government.
Zhou tried to stabilize China. In 1972, Mao suffered a stroke then Zhou learned that he had cancer. The two leaders tried