After young people in China were called to become members of a new, imagined community — the nation — in the early twentieth century, as we have examined in Module II, they began to live under a new political entity with expansive power after 1949– the state of the PRC under the control of the CCP. Please write a 3 (full) page to discuss what youth meant in socialist China and how the identity of youth was formed during this time.
1. You are required to use at least three of the documents assigned for Module III in your paper. Please DO NOT use any material outside of class assignments for your paper.
2. Your paper should be typed, double spaced, with 12 point Times New Roman font, and 1″ margins.
3. The introduction must establish a clear argument/thesis statement. And the paper should be organized by paragraphs, and each point made should be supported with pieces of evidence from the readings.
4. Please refer to the grading chart for grading criteria.
5. Please use the Chicago citation style and endnotes.
How to avoid being judgemental when studying history: Ask specific, straightforward questions on “What is going on here?” Don’t start out with moral judgments of whether this is good or bad, right or wrong.
Don’t judge the past through today’s standard.Try to understand the past.
1. “1950marriage law”&“Changing course”
The connection of the marriage with its contribution to society and building socialism. Socialism claims that marriage has to do with works, the ideal and socialism. The couple should work together.
2. “A young man”
contradiction of party’s leader:
claims that “supporting criticism bottom up” is reasonable, but actually criticized the young man for “not discussing with leadership, unorganized, undisciplined”