Why did people
turn to Communism in China?
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1. Anti-imperialistic sentiment,
notably against Japan. People wanted a new alternative in
2. Communism seemed to be working in
the USSR. Lenin had close ties to the Communists in China.
3. By 1930, Jiang Jieshi's government
was seen as corrupt. He also didnít help many of the starving
4. Communists promised land reform and
As seen in
the Soviet Union, Mao offered an increase in womenís rights. This
meant marriage rights and an end to being publicly subservient.
After he secured power, women were expected to provide for the state
as well as their families.
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