China's Government Targets Next Generation

Across the ocean in China, students are busy taking classes… just like you. But students there are also required to take a class promoting the value of a socialist government. Socialism is a way of organizing society in which major industries are controlled by the government, rather than by individual people or companies.

Matt Rivers explains why the country is targeting young people and what it means for the communist party.

Instructional Links

Website Article: Compare Anything: Communism vs. Democracy

http://www.diffen.com/difference/Communism_vs_Democracy

Website Article: National Geographic Kids, China

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/china/#china-dragon.jpg

Encyclopedia Article: World Book Student, Communisim

http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar126880

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