Mao Zedong was the Leader of the Communist Party of China from 1893-1976. He was a key figure in the cold war, which resulted in millions of deaths for the Chinese Republic. This ruthless dictator did whatever he could to keep his power. He did many horrendous things one major problem was his stance on the Cultural Revolution. This power struggle could have gone to ways: no violence or violence. Zedong chose to strongly support the force of violence.. He alone can be to blame for of 70 million deaths which is more that both Hitler and Stalin. Many brutal stories of his actions still haunts people. One such story was that people use to lie about how much food and good they could supply so that they could live in somewhat prosperity. Although the “stories” get much worse than this, there is always the debate if he was a good or bad figure in our history. This argument has changed much to do with pubic affairs. As the Republic of China’s loyalty has shifted and changed from ruler to ruler so to the change in how they feel about the situation. This argument seems very petty considering that he was responsible or the death of so many of his own people but is it possible that these deaths were able to make China as strong as it is today?
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