Mao's Rise to Power
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No central govt. until 1927. Power was in the hands of powerful regional generals.
May Fourth Movement 1919
Cultural and political movement involving students reacting to the weak response to the Treaty of Versailles.
Treaty of Versailles.
Gave Japan the German concessions in China
Original leaders of CCP
Chen Duxiu and Li Dazhao
Did Mao form the CCP?
No, he was only a founding delegate.
Who was Sun Yatsen supportive of?
The First United Front, 1924
CCP was encouraged to form an alliance with the GMD, CCP became the "inferior" partner
Who became the leader of the United Front after Sun Yatsen died?
Chiang Kai Shek
What were Mao's early actions in the United Front?
he was less concerned about CCP issues and was seen as a leader by the peasants.
Who led the Northern Expedition?
What was the 1928 Land Law?