dictatorship under Mao Zedong
dictatorship under Stalin
workers were mainly farmers
built smaller factories in villages rather than in cities
no religious freedom
redistribution of land to peasants
controlled countries adjacent to its own borders
rebuilt factories after World War II
work force mostly worked in factories
suppression of peasants
division of nation into two parts
increased trade with other communist countries
helped spread communism to other countries
already had industry
consolidated farmlands into collectives
secret police enforced laws and communist policies
military expansion
lack of protection of freedom of speech and press
women given new rights
need to increase industrialization