Are Things Getting Better in China? - 1949 to 1985 - Page 3
A College Paper by Paul Noll (1990)

C. Mao Zedong's Mass Campaigns

Campaign Target of Attack
New Marriage Law, 1950 Traditional family rules
Land Reform, 1950 Landlords and clan authority
Anti-America, Aid-Korea, 1950 Public goodwill toward America, especially among Chinese Intellectuals
Suppression of Counterrevolutionaries, 1950 Urban Chinese suspected of having close ties with the Nationalist Party of former American Agencies in China
Three-Anti or "Three-Evils" (corruption, waste, and bureaucratism), 1951 Corrupt Communist cadres and urban businessmen
Five-Anti or "Five-Evils" (bribery, tax evasion, theft of state intelligence, cheating on state contracts, and theft of state property), 1951 Urban Businessmen
Thought Reform of Intellectuals, 1951 Intellectuals, mostly liberal arts and social science faculty in major universities
Democratic Reform, 1952 Old labor unions
Religious Reform, 1952 Established Christian religion in China
The Hundreds Flower Movement, 1957 Intellectuals, writers, and artists
The Great Leap Forward, 1958 to 1960 Scientific and academic learning
The People's Commune Movement, 1958 to 1960 The individual family farms
The Great Cultural Revolution, 1966 to 1976 Enemies of the Party