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Mau Zedong comes into power.

1949

Mau Zedong came into power when China was a huge mess, he fluctuated through really good revolutionary years for china and starving the country.

Mau founded the peoples republic of china

1949

Mau has begun work on a communist political system in an attemt to clean up china.
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Chinese troops are moved into Korea

1950

The first 5 year plan comes into action

1953

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Cease Fire (Korean war)

1954

The guns fell silent and the korean war ended in july 1st 1954

Hundred flowers campaign

1956 - 1957

Hundred flowers-

The founding of the first peoples commune

1958

The great leap forward formally launched.

1958

The great leap forward was an attempt to bring china to the forefront of the industry. people were making steel in their own backyards.

The `three bad years' started

1959

,severe famine and draught took place throughout china and 30,000,000 people starved

End of the `three bad years' and the great leap forward

1961

30,000,000 chinese people dead at the hands of mau, this was a terrible few years that was more of a great relapse in china.

China stops the diplomatic relationship with the USSR

1964