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Check for Understanding
Public history presentation by Chloe Powell
Discussion on Mao Zedong’s early life and rise to power:
Left: Peking University student marchers at Tian’anmen, May 1919 (South China Morning Post). Right: A May Fourth exhibit at Peking University’s former home at the “Red Building” in central Beijing (photo by Mr. Hall, April 2011).
The cartoon below, captioned “Down with Cao, Lu and Zhang by the workers, the students and the merchants,” was published in 1919. I have provided translation (the blue italicized text) to help you understand the Chinese printed on the figures.
Based on your reading, answer the following questions using evidence from the image above: