Mao Zedong Rise to Power

Events

Uprising Leads of End of Qing Dynasty

10 october 1911 - 12 february 1912

Chinese Communist Party Founded

1 july 1912

May 4th Movement

4 may 1919

Mao is Introduced to Marxism

1921

First United Front (to defeat warlordism in China)

8 jan 1924

Death of Sun Yat Sen

12 March 1925

Shanghai Massacre

12 April 1927

Mao Begins Winning Support of Peasants

8 January 1928

Mao and Others Establish Soviet Republic of China in Mountains of Jiangxi

8 January 1931 - 1934

Japanese Invade Manchuria

18 September 1931

Long March, Showcased Mao's Leadership Ability

16 October 1934

Mao Becomes Military Commission

8 November 1935

Second United Front

12 December 1936

Xi'an Incident

12 december 1936

2nd Sino Japanese War

7 July 1937 - 9 September 1945

Mao Becomes Chaiman

20 march 1943

People's Republic of China Established

1 october 1949