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How did Mao secure power?
By terrorising potential opponents
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What did the First Five Year Plan aim to do?
Take industries and land into state ownership
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What is the Second Five Year Plan known as?
The Great Leap Forward
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How many lives did it cost?
30 million
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Labour was freed up to work on what?
Massive water conservancy schemes
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Who did Mao despise and what was the impact of this?
Technical experts, led to officials covering up mistakes
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What was the Cultural Revolution?
A move by Mao to restore his control over the Party
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How did Mao use the Red Guards?
To purge those with traditional or capitalist outlooks
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When did the Qing dynasty rule?
1644-1911
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Who defeated war lords?
Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalists
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What were the Nationalist Party known as?
Guomindang (GMD)
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What was the decade of stability known as?
The Nanking decade
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Where was Mao driven back to in the civil war?
The interior of China - Jiangxi
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How many embarked on the Long March and how many survived?
100,000 and 20,000
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The GMD couldn’t prevent what in 1931?
Japanese invasion of Manchuria
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What did this lead to in 1937?
Sino-Japanese War
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What was the United Front?
Union between the GMD and CCP
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What was the key turning point in the War?
Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor
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Why was Chiang Kai-shek disappointed by the early surrender of Japan?
He had hoped to use Americans to defeat the Communists
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When did Civil War break out?
1946
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How did Chiang Kai-shek get it wrong?
Rushed into a full scale attack
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