Events (Area of Study 2)

First Decade of Communist Rule

– Economic (fanshen, inflation, First Five Year Plan)

– Social and Political  (Hundred Flowers Movement, health campaigns, Gao Gang affair, anti-rightist movements)

– Military (Korean War, suppression of ethnic minorities)

Great Leap Forward

Moderate Period

Beginnings of the Cultural Revolution

Events and outcomes of the Cultural Revolution

Last Decade of Communist Rule and Outcomes of the Period