The Cultural Revolution was a massive effort to push ahead the revolutionary aims of the Communists in China. In this activity you will read about the background of the Cultural Revolution and its long-term effects on Chinese society.
Destination Title: People's Republic of China
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Start at the People's Republic of China Web site.
- From the main page, click on The Cultural Revolution.
- Read the article, taking notes as you read.
After you have read the material, answer the following questions.