4). After the October Revolution in 1917, As dictator, Lenin fought in a civil war against the White Army, an anti-Bolshevik force. Lenin appointed Trotsky as the leader of the Red Army and Leon Trotsky began to play a much greater role in the Russian society (Leon Trotsky Biography par. 9). He led the Red Army to eventually defeat the White Army in 1920, and in 1922, USSR, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was created (History.com Staff par.
He would even burn his own villages just to instill fear in the peasantries and to discourage criminals from stealing food shipments. After he took control he did massive purging of the followers and loyal officers of Lenin, and these purges involved more deaths and exiling. His death count was higher than Hitler’s and then all he ruined lives of those who were exiled or the families of the ones who died. Although some people can argue that Stalin did some good things, such as help the Allied forces defeat the Axis powers during WWII. When he helped the Allied forces, Hitler’s army was beginning to invade Russia and Stalin had the Russian army push back the invading forces all the way back to Berlin.
This caused the soldiers of Petrograd to open fire on demonstrators killing many men. Yet nothing could stop them until Tsar Nicholas II abdicated the throne in favor of his brother, Michael, who strongly refused the crown and ended the Tsarist autocracy. The Bolshevik Revolution: The Bolshevik Revolution took place on November 6 and 7 of 1917 after the weak Provisional Government and the
Czar Nicholas II In 1917 the long trial of the Russian Revolution fell upon the citizens and serfs of Russia. The Russian Revolution was influenced by many people, but the country especially suffered from the choices of two men named Czar Nicholas and Vladimir Lenin. Both leaders had a different impact on the country of Russia, but Czar Nicholas’s poor leadership and stubbornness was the main contributor to the start of the Russian Revolution. Czar Nicholas II came from a long line of Russian rulers, and each of the leaders before him were known for their poor leadership. As suspected, Nicholas II was not the best fit for a king.
Survivors of these tragic times are forced to remember the pain and suffering caused by one man’s paranoia. Along with that, hundreds of thousands of lives were lost, and many families will never be the same again. Also, the purges caused skepticism about the government’s actions among Russian citizens. This will have a negative effect, because the citizens can not trust the government, and have fear towards it. These series of unfortunate events, will forever be remembered as a tragic time in Russian
They complained to the King about the high price of bread and the extra soldiers. They killed 2 bodyguards and threated to kill the Queen, because of that on Oct 6 the King, Queen and their eldest son went back to Paris, surrounded by 60,000 people. It seems as if the hatred towards the monarchs made the citizens each other’s allies. The people belonging to the Third Estate only wanted their leaders to help improve their living conditions. The abuse of power by the higher authority angered millions.
1) How did Joseph Stalin control Russia? As the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin utilized totalitarianism, characterized as total centralized control over every aspect of public and private life. He achieved this form of government by means of control of the media, religious and ethnic persecution and police terror. To eliminate all information that held him in a negative light, and instead glorify his lead and support of his policies, Stalin controlled the media through censorship of the press, propaganda and indoctrination. Additionally, he unified Russia by blaming “enemies of the state”, members of religious and ethnic groups other than what was accepted, subjecting them to violence and campaigns of terror.
Ivan the Terrible was a crazed man who lived to his historic name, as well as a capable leader and distinguished war leader much like unto Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin. He rose to power from the mere age of 16 and lost it on the day he died at 53. His rule will be remembered in Russia forever, similar to how Hitler will be remembered by the world for his malicious actions and treachery. -Wikipedia.org “Ivan the terrible” March 3, 2018, History Answers.com “Revolt, the dashing Decemberists of imperial Russia”, “Night” by Elie Wiesel Citations : Quora.com “what made Ivan “the terrible”, so terrible” Wikipedia.org “Ivan the terrible” March 3, 2018 “Fearful Majesty” by Benson Bobrick History Answers.com “Revolt, the dashing Decemberists of imperial Russia” Biography, com “Ivan the terrible” “Night” by Elie
When the enemy soldiers came and surrounded the village, the farmers quickly dispersed. At the same time, the revolutionary committee surrounded a primary school and held the students hostage, demanding ransom money so that they could buy guns. From the very beginning, Kim San opposed of this plan, but only helped to organize the uprising when he was called a coward and counterrevolutionary. When his peers and comrades did not agree with his opinion to stop armed attacks and called him a rightist and a Trotskyist, Kim San “became angry…and disgusted with their attitude” (282). He was frustrated that his fellow colleagues refused to change their ideals for the sake of the greater good.
Everyone has been angry at someone at some point of time. Being mean doesn't show any respect of yourself or your parents. Why do we(people) be mean? Penelope's suitors was killed because they destroyed Odysseus's house, twisted his maids, and tried to marry his wife. The suitors destroyed Odysseus house when he was trying to find his way back home.