The Second National Congress, July 16-23, 1922. Shanghai, In attendance: 12 deputies representing 195 Party members.
The congress ended with a declaration analysing the international situation and defining the Chinese society as a semi-colonial and semi-feudal one. The declaration also explained the nature of the Chinese revolution, its targets and its motive force. It made clear the minimum and maximum goals of the Party. For the first time in modern Chinese history the congress set forth the guiding principle of the democratic revolution as being complete opposition to imperialism and feudalism. Several resolutions, including one on joining the Third International, were adopted.
(NO. 43 OCOBTER 26, 1987 title: "Review of Past CPC National Congresses")