Cultural Revolution

By: Michello Elguera

Why it started

The Cultural Revolution Begins. In the 1960s, Chinese Communist Party leader Mao Zedong came to feel that the current party leadership in China, as in the Soviet Union, was moving too far in a revisionist direction, with an emphasis on expertise rather than on ideological purity.

What are the four old

The Four Olds or the Four Old Things (simplified Chinese: traditional Chinese: pinyin: s were Old Customs, OldCulture, Old Habits, and Old Ideas. One of the stated goals of the Cultural Revolution in the People's Republic of China was to bring an end to the Four Olds.