The Cold War
Mao Led communist forces through a long revolution, and ruled the nations communist government from its establishment.
Since Mao Zedong was the communist leader of china he placed a big influence on the future that made them stay a communist group for a long time. since he was a leader it brought a conflict throughout history
The Great Leap Forward
The Great Leap Forward Was Mao's attempt to modernise chinas economy, so china would have an economy that could compete with america.The great leap forward had a famine that killed alot of people. Even when these conditions were happening Mao continued to do things that followed through the cold war.
when one or both parties force interaction between them in order to gain an advantage position over the other.in 1962 the cuban missile crisis nearly brought the us and soviet union into nuclear war