Vladimir Lenin Research Paper

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“The most important thing when ill is to never lose heart” – Vladimir Lenin. Vladimir Lenin was born on 10 April 1870. Lenin lived with a well-educated family and was very close to both of his parents. Lenin was intrigued at the writings of Karl Marx and proclaimed himself a Marxists. Furthermore, after Lenin returned from exile and came back to Russia, he ended up playing a very a prominent role in the Russian Revolution. In 1917 he established the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, which would later become the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, establishing the world’s first communists state, which change the world by setting up polar opposites known as 1st and 2nd world countries. Further, going back to the quote previously …show more content…

We see Lenin being an altruistic person in how he made a state in which the low workers ruled rather than the usual high class people, “By the afternoon of 7 November, the virtually bloodless insurrection had run its course, and power passed from the provisional government into the hands of Lenin and the Bolshevik Party. The U.S journalist John Reed (1887-1920), who witnessed the Bolshevik seizure of power, understood the significance of the events when he referred to them as ‘ten days that shook the world’” (Bentley). With this in mind this shows us that Lenin was an altruistic person due to the fact that he cared enough for the proletariats to work in building a state for them which at first was the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, which would serve as the base for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Further, as the quote itself said, “’ten days that shook the world’”, it truly was a sight for the world to see and wonder about, for the first time in who knows how long, low class workers ruled a state rather than your average high class people such as a monarch of some sort, again showing how Lenin cared for the proletariats to a certain extent. Furthermore, due to Lenin setting this state for the low-class workers, he globally set up the …show more content…

Vladimir Lenin was a person who had a certain thought in mind and he completed that thought without concern because that was what he believed in. He made selfless acts that showed his altruistic character as stated here in his own statement, “Lenin challenged his Marxists cohorts who argued that following the communist revolution a socialist state should be democratically lead. Lenin maintained and demonstrated through he writings of Marx and Engles that instead it would have to be lead by a ‘dictatorship of the proletariat’. Otherwise it risked reverting back to capitalism” (Vladimir Lenin). Here we are shown that if someone thinks that their actions will benefit others, they will keep at their decision until it has been accomplished, since that is their mine set, they will press on that certain mind set. Further, we see Vladimir Lenin’s altruistic character show us some things about human nature due to what he implemented during the time he was a Premier, “Demonstrating his pragmatism and willingness to compromise, Lenin implemented the New Economic Policy, which temporarily restored the market economy and some private enterprise in Russia” (Bentley). Here again we are showed Lenin’s altruistic character due to he himself having the mindset of knowing what is right for his people, he is readily willing to change his ways for the sake of his people. Further, he

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