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Discuss The Pros And Cons Of Totalitarianism

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Totalitarianism is a form of government where the government can do what ever they want, and the government can make anyone do what ever the government wants. During the Russian Revolution a dictator by the name of Stalin used this form of government. Stalin used totalitarianism for a couple reasons. The first reason was to stop protests and the second one, was to make sure that there wasn’t going to be another civil war in Russia. While using totalitarianism, Stalin had complete dominance over Russia. Anyone who protested or ignored what Stalin commanded was executed. Everyone was scared of Stalin and nobody tried to go against Stalin. Stalin wasn’t doing all of this alone. He had the help of Genrikh Yagoda and Lazar Kaganovich. Genrikh Yogado was responsible for executions and Lazar Kaganovich was Stalin’s main assistant. Although totalitarianism seems like mainly a bad thing, there are some pros.
The pros that came out of the Russian Revolution were very good. For example, women in Russia were given a lot more chances to be educated. They were taught more science and math classes. This led to woman in Russia
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Totalitarianism killed many people. It was either from starvation or people who were innocent were killed for the smallest things. Around twenty million people were killed because of totalitarianism. It was basically a genocide. Totalitarianism caused a corrupt government in Russia. Anybody in the military who was thought of going against Stalin was instantly killed. It didn't matter if they weren’t going against Stalin. Also, Stalin only promoted people through the ranks of the military if they were loyal to him. Stalin also, demoted people if he didn’t trust him. So in an instant, anyone could go from on top in the ranks straight to the bottom. Stalin used censorship so no one could say anything bad about the Russian Government. He censored anything from images to
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