The Chinese Communist Party
- Mao began to rebuild the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
- built party of the peasantry (no urban workers to deal with)
- Chiang fought hard to rid CCP from their stronghold even as the Japanese began to invade Manchuria
- CCP fought with guerrilla warfare
The Chinese Communist Party was rebuilt by Mao after he fled and he built his party from support of peasants in villages he passed. Chiang tried to rid the CCP of power even as the Japanese began to invade Manchuria and used CCP fought using guerrilla warfare.