Individual Research Task For the next task, students are provided with a blank version of this grid. Assessment Although the Cultural Revolution largely bypassed the vast majority of the people who lived in rural areas, it had serious consequences for China as a whole. Students should take notes!
Inhowever, Mao suffered a stroke; in the same year, Zhou learned he had cancer. Duringhowever, Mao suffered a serious stroke, and Zhou learned that he had a fatal malignancy.
Bold measures were taken in the late s to confront these immediate problems, but the Cultural Revolution left a legacy that continued to trouble China.
China began again to increase its trade and other links with the outside world, and the economy continued the forward momentum that had begun to build in Essay Writing Task Students are presented with three possible essay titles, which the teacher can either divide between the class as a homework task OR one of which can be randomly chosen in a subsequent lesson and answered by the entire class in timed conditions.
This sourcepack comes complete with questions and is broken up logically into sections relating to three key periods leading to the rise of Mao. Students are put into teams and play this competitive game which tests their knowledge and develops their understanding.
Shortly thereafter Mao began a campaign to criticize Chen Boda as a warning to Lin. Timeline - Overview using Video 8 minutes After copying down the information from the presentationstudents then watch the first 8.
Amid the chaos, the Chinese economy plummeted, with industrial production for dropping 12 percent below that of A brief overview of the main parties involved and the key events. With different factions of the Red Guard movement battling for dominance, many Chinese cities reached the brink of anarchy by Septemberwhen Mao had Lin send army troops in to restore order.
Premier Zhou Enlai played an essential role in keeping the country running, even during periods of extraordinary chaos.
If you are unfamiliar with the format of the game, click here for instructions. Lin quickly encountered opposition. They get 50 points if they guess it correctly. From mid until mid the radicals were ascendant; they whipped up a campaign that used criticism of Lin Biao and of Confucius as a thinly veiled vehicle for attacking Zhou and his policies.
In the short run, of course, the political instability and the constant shifts in economic policy produced slower economic growth and a decline in the capacity of the government to deliver goods and services. Post-Cultural Revolution policies—which stressed education and initiative over radical revolutionary fervour—left little room for these millions of people to have productive careers.
Matters came to a head in September when Lin himself was killed in what the Chinese asserted was an attempt to flee to the Soviet Union after an abortive assassination plot against Mao.
The class should start by going back through the source pack and deciding where and why each source can be placed in the table. This short-answer test, based on the video, can be used as a way of testing that students have gathered the essential information.
The army soon forced many urban members of the Red Guards into rural areas, where the movement declined. In early Zhou and Mao brought back to power Deng Xiaoping. Mao also put together a coalition of associates to help him carry out the Cultural Revolution.
Both the fears engendered by the Cultural Revolution and the scarcity of goods that accompanied it forced people to fall back on traditional personal relationships and on bribery and other forms of persuasion to accomplish their goals.
Mao tried unsuccessfully to maintain a balance between these two forces while he struggled to find a successor who would embody his preferred combination of each. Deng, however, had been the second most important purge victim at the hands of the radicals during the Cultural Revolution.
Mao himself was wary of a successor who seemed to want to assume power too quickly, and he began to maneuver against Lin. An incorrect guess at any point means they get zero points for that round.
Mao personally approved these general moves but remained wary lest they call into question the basic value of having launched the Cultural Revolution in the first place.
Award 10 points to anyone finishing the quiz successfully within the first minute, 9 points to anyone finishing within the second minute, and so on. Two months later, the Twelfth Plenum of the Eighth Central Committee met to call for the convening of a party congress and the rebuilding of the party apparatus.
Members of his high military command were subsequently purged, and Zhou took over greater control of the government. The two leaders threw their support to Deng Xiaoping who had been purged during the first phase of the Cultural Revolutiona development opposed by the more radical Jiang and her allies, who became known as the Gang of Four.
In the next several years, Chinese politics teetered between the two sides.
Each student is allocated one cell, and use timelines, textbooks and websites to produce a PowerPoint presentation on it. Several leaders who had been purged during —68 died under the martial law regimen ofand many others suffered severely during this period.
Instead of producing unified support for the radical youths, this political-military action resulted in more divisions within the military. The Chinese Civil War and the Rise of Mao [interactive] After the class has had a feedback session based on the individual research tasks, students should complete this interactive exercise which tests their knowledge of the essential points and which additionally provides them with a thorough, completed table of information with which to develop their original notes.
Concomitantly, the Cultural Revolution brought about general disillusionment with the party leadership and the system itself as millions of urban Chinese witnessed the obvious power plays that took place under the name of political principle in the early and mids. They had in this quest attacked and tortured respected teachers, abused elderly citizens, humiliated old revolutionaries, and, in many cases, battled former friends in bloody confrontations.Essay: Mao Consolidating his Power in China (IB Level 7) Uploaded by emilya96 IB History Notes on the dictators, Chairman Mao's power and consolidation in China.5/5(5).
History games, revision quizzes and worksheets for KS3, GCSE, IB and A-Level school children! This mindmap presents Mao's domestic policy. All policies are then evaluated in detail, with reference to dates, names, policies, historical context.
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Suitable for IB History. Home > A Level and IB > History > Maos Reasons For Launching The Cultural Revolution. Maos Reasons For Launching The Cultural Revolution. Fullscreen. Maos Reasons For Launching The Cultural Revolution Read full notes now.
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Mao's Reasons for Launching the Cultural Revolution. Mao called on the Red Guards (a group of violent young people) to rise up and purge the Party.Download