AQA AS History - Impact of Chairman Mao - Mao's Death

AQA AS History notes i've made on the death of Chairman Mao from the AQA History Book, The Impact of Chairman Mao: China 1946-76

Sections include his achievements and failures.

Hope this is helpful :)

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S4.11, Mao's Death and his Impact on China ­
(Mao's Achievements and the Costs of Mao's Rule)

The East is Red
`Chairman Mao loves the people
He is our guide
To build a new China
Hurrah, he leads us forward!'
[The unofficial anthem of the PRC during the Cultural Revolution.…

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S4.11, Mao's Death and his Impact on China ­
(Mao's Achievements and the Costs of Mao's Rule)


Mao's Achievements

Mao had great charisma and was a visionary, a philosopher, a poet and a highly gifted political and
military strategist.
He was a believer in class struggle and mass mobilisation.
HOWEVER…

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S4.11, Mao's Death and his Impact on China ­
(Mao's Achievements and the Costs of Mao's Rule)



The Costs of Mao's Rule

`Mao, who for decades held absolute power over the lives of ¼ of the world's population, was
responsible for well over 70 million deaths in peacetime, more than…

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ruby

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hey,

do you have any revision tips for history, also how do you structure the essay? 

swagmoney3000

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Hey Ruby!

Glad you asked! Personally, I like to go for a CAT PEEL TAG structure. 

Kind regards,

Your secret admirer ;)

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