APWH: The Rise of Communism in China and Asia

Posted on May 4, 2020

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This is one of the most currently relevant things covered in a world history class – the impacts of the revolution and establishment of Mao as the chief figure in China during the Cold War (and the support of Stalin to get him into power) still has consistent ramifications today. Ever wonder why China is an authoritarian state? It’s Stalin. North Korea? Still Stalinist.

Please view the following Crash Course:

And this:

When you guys have viewed both videos, please choose two posters per station (10 total), one Stalinist and one Chinese, from the galleries on this website. to compare and contrast using this chart. Please copy and paste the chart into a Word document and upload it onto TurnItIn.com.

Analyzing Propaganda Posters

Stalinist Maoist
Station 1 Describe the poster – Describe the poster –
What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster? What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster?
Compare/Contrast the posters:
Station 2 Describe the poster – Describe the poster –
What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster? What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster?
Compare/Contrast the posters:
Station 3 Describe the poster – Describe the poster –
What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster? What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster?
Compare/Contrast the posters:
Station 4 Describe the poster – Describe the poster –
What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster? What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster?
Compare/Contrast the posters:
Station 5 Describe the poster – Describe the poster –
What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster? What is the apparent purpose/underlying message of the poster?
Compare/Contrast the posters: