Why did some people in China consider Mao Zedong a despot? A. The Chinese Communist Party harassed and tortured people who were against Mao's ideas. B. Mao wanted to ensure that all people in China follow Buddhism and Confucianism. C. Mao established the one-child policy in China to curb the growing population. D. The Communist Party allowed education only for the intellectuals and party members.
All of the answer choices are in some way related to controlling the Chinese people and how they live, but one of them is most consistent with the definition of a "despot". A "despot" is like a dictator, someone who rules through fear and force. So, which of the answer choices would best fit this image?
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