Vladimir Lenin read the writing of Karl Marx which inspired him to declare himself a Marxist. After participating in Marxist activities, he was exiled to Siberia. When he returned from exile, Lenin and others co-founded a newspaper, Iskra, and Lenin progressed his leadership role in revolutionary movement by arguing for a slick party leadership community that would manage a network of lower party organizations and their workers. Citizens began to vocalize their discontent which allowed Lenin’s call to be supported. The emperor issued his October Manifesto to appease his citizens, but Lenin was unsatisfied.
As more member joined Cheka it began to gain an immense amount of power, until it was abolished in 1922 by the Bolsheviks (“Red Terror”). 11. The Provisional Government: The Provisional Government was the system appointed to rule Russia after the citizens had lost faith in their leader, Czar Nicholas ll. This system was planned to be permanent, until the Soviet inflicted. On March 1st the Soviet issued its first order into taking over Russia; taking control of the army by commanding them to only obey the Soviet.
He realized that the old Soviet ways were causing major dents in the economy of the USSR and all the other Eastern Bloc countries. By doing this he took the first steps that would eventually lead to the demolition of the Berlin Wall. Several major events occurred that lead to the demolition of the Wall. 22 months after the erection of the Berlin Wall, on 26 June 1963, President John F. Kennedy visited West-Berlin. He spoke to an audience of 450,000 and presented his ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ speech which was aimed at the Soviets and Berliners.
He was anti-communist and rejected the “Détente”. Reagan started again to spend most of the federal budget in weapon. However, after the leader of Soviets changed, Reagan understood that his popularity is declining. Therefore, he called the Soviet Union for a friendlier relationship and a new cooperative system. Both leaders of United States and Soviet Union agreed with each other principles and this marked the end of the Cold War that lasted 45 years.
Pol Pot was the leader of the Khmer Rouge which is responsible for the deaths of 25 percent of the country 's population from starvation, overwork, and executions. Pol Pot was born in 1925 to a farming family in Cambodia, a country formerly part of French Indochina. At the age of 20, Pot studied radio electronics in Paris but soon became occupied in Marxism resulting in him leaving his studies. Losing his scholarship, he returned to Cambodia and joined a secret Communist movement in 1953. In 1954, one year after Pot became committed to the Communist movement, Cambodia gained its independence from France.
He could not keep up with the same spending levels after being pressured from military spending. in 1991, 14 republics declared independence and Gorbachev resigned, dissolving the Soviet Union. In 1989 the Berlin Wall fell and a year after Germany was reunited; other European countries adopted democracy. In 1989, Beijing students demonstrated for freedom of speech and a greater voice in the government; Chinese leaders to order the military to slaughter the unarmed students. The Iran-Contra Affair refers to the event in which Iranian terrorists took Americans hostage which provoked President Reagan to call for military arms against Iran but later on, he sold the arms in exchange for the release of the hostages (and profits went to Nicaragua).
Hitler was sent by the German army of on a group to spy on called the Germans worker party but later join and became the leader of the party. He was a great motivator and encourage people to join the group. he tried to take over the government in 1929 but felt and was charged with high treason for 5 years but only served 8 months. the Nazis party then ran for the election and got 30% of all the seats Hitler didn 't make it as president but became chancellor in 1934 that present die making Hitler the supreme ruler of
The Holocaust was an event where 6 million Jews and 5 million others were put to death by the German state leader Adolf Hitler from 1933 to 1945 (Rossel 12). Yet the nearly 6 million Jews who were harshly killed were very real. They had families and went about their life just we do (Rossel 16). The Holocaust killing took place in 3 different countries. Germany and Russia split Poland into 2 different parts.
Just a few years after the Ukrainian genocide, Stalin purged his own army. He executed 596 out of 856 political and military officers (Document 5). When Stalin took leadership, he killed these men because they were not loyal to him. He also felt that his power was threatened because of them. The officials and officers were then replaced by men who were committed to Stalin.
Under Rojas Pinilla military dictatorship, many armed groups effectively ruled parts of the country where the control of the central government lacked or was nonexistent. When rojas failed to restore democratic rule and became implicated in corrupt schemes, he was overthrown by the military with the support of the Liberal and Conservative Parties. In July 1957, an alliance between former Conservative President Laureano Gomez and Liberal President Alberto Lleras Camargo led to the creation of the National Front. This front established a power-sharing agreement between both parties and ended “La