What exactly is COMMUNISM in Asia?
Answers revealed! By: Zoriell Price
Mao Zedong and the Long March.
During the Long March, Mao Zedong lost 93,000 of his troops. But he got many farm to help him, which help head lead the Chinese Communist Revolution.
The Great Leap Forward
Mao Zedong himself and his communist government alone changed the culture of China. Chinese people focused on the traditional ways of the past, a traditional economy. He changed the Chinese peoples point of mind. He also didn't want the people to be influenced by foreign ideas like democracies. Mao Zedong banned religions or any other self expressions. He killed those who mocked the government or disobeyed, were killed. Mao Zedong, used Brain washing with propaganda to make Chinese people
to change point of views and their mine set. Zedong also recruited high school student to be in the Red Guard.
Some Visual examples
The Korean War
North Korea (communist) invaded South Korea (democratic) in 1950. North Korea wanted all of Korea to be under communist rule. In about a week South Korea fell under North Koreas command. The UN and the US sided with South Korea. Countries part of the UN helped push back democratic into North Korea. But North Koreas army pushes back and took control of South Korea's capital Seoul. But Finally the UN took control of North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The US knew that they didn't have to worry about the Soviet Union helping North Korea, but forgot about China. The Chinese soldiers outnumbered the UN soldiers. And again China and North Koreas troops took Seoul, and again the UN took Seoul back.
During the second phase of the Korean War, many of the fights were around the 38th parallel. Many airstrikes destroyed Pyongyang. Many talks and meeting came around to dividing the two countries at the 38th parallel.