In what year did the Cultural Revolution begin?
What position did Mao hold at the Start of the Cultural Revolution?
President of the People's Republic of China (PRC)
General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
Premier of the People's Republic of China (PRC)
According to Mao Zedong what was the Cultural Revolution supposed to cleanse the state, party and society of?
Intellectuals and capitalism
Landlords and rich peasants
Bourgeois and reactionaries
What did Mao consider the economic reforms of the early 1960s to be?
A great undertaking
An abandonment of socialist economic principles
A re-reinstatement of socialist economic principles
The solution to China's Great Famine
What did the Student groups become known as?
In January 1965 the Politburo set up a group to review anti-socialist attitudes in fields like history, philosophy, literature, law and dramatics, what was it called?
Group of Five
Cultural Revolution Group
Five Red Guards
Who was President of the People's Republic of China (PRC) when the Cultural Revolution begun?
Who wrote and essay attacking the play 'Hai Rui Dismissed from Office', condemning it as political slander stating that 'Hai Rui Dismissed is not a fragrant flower but a poisonous weed'?
The Group of Five acknowledged the existence of bourgeois or reactionary sentiments in culture, through what document?
What was the Group of Five replaced with?
Gang of Four
Cultural Revolution Guards
What did Mao do on the 16th of July 1966 to end his period of public seclusion?
Held a rally in Tienanmen Square
Climbed Tianmen Mountain
Swam in the Yangtze River
Visited a Hosptial
Where were the first group of Red Guards established?
On August 5th 1966 Mao famously told the students to?
Bombard the Headquarters!
Support the Party!
Wash the Headquarters Clean!
Rush the Headquarters!
What were the 'Four Olds' that the Red Guards were told to attack?
Old People, Old Buildings, Old Books and Old Language
Old Customs, Old Culture, Old Habits and Old Ideas