To What Extent Did the Soviet Union Generate the Growth of the Kmt and the Ccp 1919-27?

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To what extent did the Soviet Union generate the growth of the KMT and the CCP 1919-27? The Soviet Union did contribute significantly to the growth of the Kuomintang and the Chinese Communist Party however, to a certain extent only. The Soviet Union has assisted and interfered the Chinese Communist Party and Kuomintang such as sending military and political advisors to China and a military academy in Guangzhou. On the other hand, in spite of the Soviet Union’s influence, the majority of military cadets were not communist. There were many things that the Soviet Union helped China with however, did not to the whole of China. The Soviet Union assisted China by sending military and political advisors to China and, Chinese radicals were sent to the Soviet Union. A military academy was also established in Guangzhou. Without he Soviet Union carrying this out, the GMD/KMT would never have realistically been able to challenge the warlords which was a huge benefit to China because they needed to remove the warlords however were not able to. This was instrumental in gathering support. Sneevliet and Borodin essentially organised both parties, the Kuomintang and the Chinese Communist Party, however the Kuomintang had significantly a much higher membership than the Chinese Communist Party did. Moreover, The Soviet Union’s cadre also helped form the ideas of the Chinese Communist Party’s leadership and were therefore, also instrumental at its formation. The Soviet Union gave back concessions to China however, this only furthered the cause of Communism than any propaganda. The Chinese people could relate to the anti-Empire element of communism which attracted more Chinese people to support the Soviet Union and allow them to help aid the country to defeat the warlords in China and the Soviet Union be-giving the government in league with the warlords. However, the Soviet
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