Essay plan: How far did the events of 1966-68 change the communist party in China?

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  • Created on: 25-02-19 10:22

How far did the events of 1966-68 change the communist party in China?

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  • The Gang of 4 - extremists working closely with CCRG, responsible for countless deaths, later arrested and sentanced to death.
  • The party is restructured - POLITBURO Lui & Deng being targetted (Pragmatists vs Ideologues e.g. reintroducing private farming in 3rd 5YP,, events that happened to Lui & Deng), 2/3 of the 1966 central committee by 1968, Local level, 20% of party officials were purged and 3 million cadres sent to 7th cadre schools
  • Increased power of the PLA e.g. PLA influance increased 2/3 of delagates at congress members, 45% of new Central Committe and 1/2 politburo, January storm, PLA become central in new revolutionarycommitte set up in Shanghai, becomes model for all of China.

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