Similarities Between Stalin And Lenin

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While there were two prominent candidates to lead the Communist Party after Lenin’s death there was not a successor, Joseph Stalin was one of the two candidates; however, his success to power perhaps has not due to his own strength but to the fatal errors his opponent Trotsky made.. In April of 1922, Stalin was appointed to General Secretary of the Communist Party such job description was to centralize and organized the complexities of bureaucracy; this particular position became important when Lenin’s health deteriorated for Stalin represented Lenin to the Communist Party. Also, it gave Lenin the advantage to remove any his adversaries. Moreover, Stalin’s opportunity to decimate his main opponent, Leon Trotsky, came when Trotsky did not
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