China is a very old civilization that is at least 4000 years old. The modern country, the People's Republic of China was founded in 1 October 1949 by the communist leader Mao Zedong. It is the most populated country in the world with 1.3 billion people.
Under communist leadership, the Chinese people were able to get equal rights and democracy. Learning the complicated Chinese language was made much simpler through the revolutionary idea of Simplified Chinese. Their effort to simply Chinese improved literacy rate in China by a huge amount (in 1949, less than 20% of the people were litterate, while currently 92% can read and write). Communism also helped China go from a farming agricultural society to great industrial countryTemplate:Refneeded. Now China manufactures most of the world's stuff showing its great prosperity under communist ideals.