The proletariat, no class, no movements, no economic ideology, no money, what you need is what you get nothing less and nothing more, this is Communism. Authoritarian, state has always been first, strong nationalism, all the power rests on one leader, this is Fascism. Joseph Stalin, a Georgian bank robber and successor to Vladimir Lenin, lead Communist Russia from the 1920’s up to 1953. Adolf Hitler, a native Austrian, failed artist, and former German soldier, who lead Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945 tearing apart Europe leaving chaos and destruction everywhere. Communism and Fascism while being on opposite ends of the political spectrum and completely different on paper, but in reality they are very similar.
the war. World war I, commonly called the great war, was a devastating 4 year tragedy that left Europe in shambles. Forewarning with the first and second Balkan wars that hardened the relationship between Austria-Hungary and Serbia, igniting with the assassination of Duke Ferdinand, and intensifying with the mobilization of Germany, all of Europe was plunged into the bloodshed within the summer of 1914. On the battlefield millions of lives were lost with trench warfare, flame throwers, and poisonous gas but the civilians of Europe suffered also.
Karl Liebknecht once said, “The Russian revolution was to an unprecedented degree the cause of the proletariat of the whole world becoming more revolutionary.” The revolution was a result of tension and disaffection for the Russian people. The Russian revolution was accountable with how Russia withdrew WW1 because of the destruction it brought forth to the Russian economy. The Russian revolution was caused by hard labor, unprepared leaders, and how Russia was industrially behind.
Empire Building in the Spanish and Russian Empires Within the period 1450-1800, the Spanish and Russian Empires were going through expansion and empire building. They were similar in that during this time they were both ruled under a centralized monarchy, but different in their methods of expansion and labor forces. The Spanish and Russian Empires from 1450-1800 were both ruled under a centralized monarchy that made the decisions on expansion and colonization.
How did Stalin control the USSR? After Vladimir Lenin died on January 21st 1924, in charge were the 9 members of the Politburo for a limited time; the Soviet Union went through a power struggle between Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky, Grigory Zinoviev, Lev Kamenev and Nikolai Bukharin. No elections were held, but Stalin became the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) in 1929, having already been in the position of General Secretery since 1922. Although he had the control over the party, his ideas were not shared by all of the members, especially Trotsky, who created the leftist movement called “trotskyism”, which believed in the theory of permanent revolution, contrary to Stalin’s beliefs.
Trotsky’s role in the Russian revolution was extensive in its nature. As best overall described by the encyclopedia Brittanica, “Trotsky hailed the outbreak of revolution in Russia in February as the opening of the permanent revolution he had predicted. He reached Petrograd in mid-May and assumed the leadership of a left-wing Menshevik faction. Following the abortive July Days uprising, Trotsky was arrested in the crackdown on the Bolshevik leadership carried out by Aleksandr Kerensky’s liberal government. In August, while still in jail, Trotsky was formally admitted to the Bolshevik Party and was also elected to membership on the Bolshevik Central Committee.
Thesis Sentence: The Russian Revolution was a success due to its adherence of its slogan of “Peace, Bread and Land,” popular for the want of calmness, food, and property, which was fulfilled by the revolution’s leader and head of the Bolsheviks, Vladimir Lenin. Reason #1: In order to restore peace in Russia, the corrupt tsarist government was overthrown and reforms were made.
The First Russian Revolution of 1917 On March 8, 1917, or February 8, 1917, according to the Julian calendar used by the Russians at that time, the first Russian Revolution broke out in the streets of Petrograd. This revolution was the first step towards a new government and leading power in Russia. The revolution started with the collapse of the Russian Empire because Emperor Nicholas II abdicated his throne. After this, Russia replaced this regime with a provisional government.
Class: Western Civiliztion Instructor: Dr. Karim Tanous Title: Vladimir Lenin Done by: Hussein Koobiessi Date:04/01/2016 Lenin's background Vladimir Lenin was born in aprill22 1870.his father , a university educated person, worked for the government Tsar as an inspector.
Throughout history numerous political movements have sought to make significant changes to their country by exacting a revolution. In some instances, this idea of revolution is carried out using militant or physical force and this usually happens when constitutional politics cannot deliver what is desired of the revolutionaries. There are many reasons as to why a revolution is started but usually it is due to differences in beliefs in politics and the result of a rebellion can be down to extremely different living standards for people in a society. Often the revolutionaries want to better the lives of their nation’s citizens and to develop their country into an equal and thriving civilisation. The failings of previous governments, unfair treatment