Life under the Sun

The Chinese Proletarian Cultural Revolution was one of the biggest and most influential events in the Chinese history. In these ten years, China was drenched in full revolutionary atmosphere, following chairman Mao Zedong’s guides in hope of achieving a better future for China. The people of China who strongly believed and supported their great leader attacked the old cultures, ideas, customs, and habits, destroying the old buildings and denouncing the bourgeois. As a result of these actions, many people’s lives were either drastically changed or lost due to everyone’s blindness from the reality.

Even so, many things still stayed the same no matter what. Some people from the Cultural Revolution generation still feared or supported the Chinese Communist Party today. Chairman Mao Zedong is to be admired and respected by all Chinese people and believed to be the greatest leader, tutor, and savior of China. Anyone that says no against Mao in China would be in big trouble. Although religious beliefs were vigorously opposed off during the revolution, many religions were restored after the revolution and continued to be propagated in modern life.

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The Red Era

The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution was a huge event for China, It change many old cultures of the Chinese people and others’ opinions on China. It all began the man that started this whole event, the leader of China at the time — Chairman Mao Zedong. Due to his strong belief in Marxism and Communism, it changed many of the Chinese people’s lives. The entire country fell into a great 10-year-revolution, completely drenched in the ideas of Mao. Blood was shed, lives were lost. This radical event was no doubtably an immerse chaos. This video introduces the major events that happened during the Culture Revolution and how it had affected the country.