The emergence and rise to power of Mao zedung
Learning objective one - to analyze and evaluate the historical conditions that contributed to the rise to power of Mao and the CCP.
Learning tasks: Read through the Access to History section on the emergence of Mao and CCP pages 109 to 119. Now annotate the map of China with key information relating to the events in the period 1911 to 1949. Complete this table on factors leading to the emergence of Mao and the CCP during this period.
Now watch the Masters of the 20th Century documentary taking notes, further adding to your table.
To identify how Mao took control of the CCP and became leader of China
Book Reviews: Mao and The Changin Face of China
Complete the Secretive Quiz on Mao's Rise to Power Room NO:SOC-29527030
To evaluate the historiographical schools of thought and historians interpretations on the rise of Mao.
Learning Objective - what were the main features of Mao's ideology and how far was he able to attract popular support?