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Mao Zedong Essay

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Mao Zedong's Impact on the World
Mao Zedong was born in 1893 to a farming family. He has continued to make an impact in China and the world at large even after his death. He was the founder of the People’s Republic of China. His is a world recognized communist leader who influenced communism in Eastern Europe and all over the world. He led revolution after revolution until he secured power as the leader in china in 1949 (Yenming 170). Since then, China and the world have not been able to make a decision if he was a good or a bad leader.
The United States and Britain are those that have felt the frustrations of Mao Zedong. This is ...view middle of the document...

Nations like Taiwan solely exist due to his influence since he fought against the United States on all occasions. In addition, after the U. S threatened to attack China with nuclear weapons, Mao Zedong started amassing nuclear weapons to act as retaliation and making a stand against the existing super powers.
Before the reign of Mao Zedong, china was just a simple country unlike how we know it today. Mao Zedong industrialized china making it to be the world leading among industrialized and modern nations (Chung, Holdsworth, Li, and Fam 130). He introduced communism in the Asian region in countries like Korea, Vietnam and Mongolia
Mao Zedong has continued to make an impact to the world politics even after his death. Communism has also become very rampant in the Asian countries. He also revolutionized architecture and technology and thus making china among the top ranking in modernization. China has never been the same to the world from his era and it has become a force to reckon with.

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