• Russian Revolution People Lenin Nicholas
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    Many events led up to the Russian Revolution but it was sparked by just a few. It couldn't have started without the oppression of the Russian populace. The heavy losses in World War I. The political views of famed Marxist Lenin to lead the oppressed Russian peasants and Nicholas II's role in Bloody Sunday. World War I was the beginning of the end for the Romanov rule. Russia was hit hard with 4 million Russians were killed, wounded or taken prisoner and the majority of the population was living ...
  • Vladimir Lenin Soviets War World
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    Vladimir Lenin, who's real name was Vladimir I lch Ulyanov, played an important role in shaping the character of the twentieth century western world. He oversaw the most far-reaching revolution that in 1917 radically changed the political and social structure of Russia and balance of power in the world. Being an important historical figure in Russia, Lenin is treated more like a god. To the Russian public, he is presented as strong, wise, courageous, and kind. Lenin's infallibility, or accuracy...
  • Lenin Russian Social Democratic Labor
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    Lenins political finesse, his understanding of the strength of the peasantry and his rewriting of the communist thought are the characteristics which made Lenin one of the greatest leaders of Russia. Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov, was born on April 22, 1870, in Simbirsk, on the bank of the Volga river. Ilya Nikolaevich Ulyanov, a man with high cheek bones, a dark complexion and dark brown eyes, all of which Lenin inherited, was Lenins father, and was the director of schools in Simbirsk province. Lenins...
  • Vladimir Lenin Russia Bolsheviks Power
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    Vladimir Lenin Vladimir I lich Lenin was born on May 4, 1870. In school, he was very bright, and enjoyed reading and writings of Goethe and Turgenev. Lenin's father died of a cerebral hemorrhage and his brother was hung for plotting to assassinate Tsar Alexander III. Lenin was finally accepted to the Kazan University where he studied law. He was expelled, and later studied law on his own and passed the exam in first in a class of 124 people in 1891. In 1895, Lenin traveled to Switzerland to meet...
  • Lenin Time Book Life
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    The Sealed train Author summary- There wasn't a whole lot of info on the author. As a matter of fact there wasn't anything at all. So I won't waste anymore of your time on the author. Story summary-VI Lenin was a proud revolutionary in the early 1900's. Born into poverty, and exiled from his homeland only to return and conquer it. One day Lenin received a letter saying a revolt was stirring in Russia. He decided that it was the time to act. Lenin immediately headed to Russia. He and his Bolshev...
  • Vladimir Ilynich Lenin Bourgeois Democratic Revolution
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    LENIN (Ulyanov) Vladimir Ilynich (also used other pseudonyms such as V. Ilyin, K. Tul in, Karpov and others). Born: 10 th (22 nd) April 1870 in Simbirsk (now Ulyanovsk). Organizer of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and founder of the Soviet state, he continued the revolutionary teaching of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Born in the family of a public-school inspector. His elder brother Alexander, a member of the "People's Freedom" movement, was sentenced to death in 1887 for participat...
  • From Leninism To Stalinism A Logical Progression
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    From Leninism to Stalinism: A Logical Progression The question of whether or not Stalinism was a logical continuation of Leninism is a difficult one. Stalinism did take significantly more drastic measures than Leninism did. There were differences in policy. But in spite of these, Stalinism still found its basis in Leninism. Even Trotsky, a friend of Lenin and a staunch opponent of Stalin, grudgingly admits that "Stalinism did issue from Bolshevism" (Trotsky). Stalin's policy of socialism in one ...
  • Lenin And Problems After The October Revolution
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    Lenin and Problems After the October Revolution What were the problems facing Lenin after the October Revolution and how successfully did he deal with them? The initial difficulties faced by the new Soviet Union were so severe that its survival seemed almost miraculous." The remains of the czarist regime left Lenin to face a country wrought with war, devastated economically. Russia's involvement in World War I, followed by its Civil War, wide spread famine and a change in political and social id...
  • Stalin As A Continuation Of Lenin
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    Stalin as a continuation of Lenin Communism is like a mining town. The government owns the people. They are forced to buy government food, work for the government, and follow what the government says, or else. No one can escape because their pa checks come from the same people they pay, causing them to did themselves deeper and deeper into debt. And they are forced to breath the cancerous air, just as the Russians were forced to endure the terror. Russia experienced communism in a horrible way: ...
  • Lenin Classless Society
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    Vladimir Lenin, a political leader of the Russian revolution was born on the 20 th of April 1870, in the Russian town of Simbirsk. His real name was Vladimir Ilynich Ulyanov. He was the third child in a family of six. His father was a school inspector and they lived comfortably, They had a pleasant, roomy house. As a boy Vladimir was sly and naughty. He broke things and teased the younger kids. However, he got extremely good grades and did exceptionally well in school. When Lenin was fifteen ye...
  • V I Lenin Karl Marx
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    Lenin Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, later known as Lenin was a key figure in European history. Lenin led the Bolsheviks (which later became known as communists) to overthrow the Russian Tsar, and to bring socialism to Russia. Lenin introduced Communism to Russia. This changed the history for Russia as well as the rest of Europe, and to this day has had a huge effect on the Russian economy. Lenin's impact on Europe and Russia consisted of him applying Marxist ideas, which later led to complete Communi...
  • The Russian Revolution How Did The Bolsheviks Gain Power
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    How did the Bolsheviks seize power of the Russia Empire in 1917 They were able to do this as a result of taking advantage of the current political and social situations in the country at the time. Through such decisions as disbanding the army, and siding with the majority, the peasants, though such promises as land, food, equality and peace. Through such events Vladimir Ilynich Ulyanov, also known as Lenin, was able to take full control for the Bolsheviks. The Bolsheviks started off, in 1903, as...
  • Lenin Working Class
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    Vladimir Ilynich Ulyanov, or Lenin, was born on April 22, 1870, in the sleepy little town of Simbrisk, Russia. Childhood in Simbrisk was serene and pleasant for Lenin, and his father, Ilya Nikolievich, was highly respected by many of the nobles in this province. Vladimir took just as much interest in his schoolwork than he did with his extra-curricular activities on the home front. He quickly impressed his teachers with his keen intelligence and his outstanding memory. He mastered his classes so...
  • Lenin Working Class
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    Vladimir Lenin and his Rise to Power Eventually, empires and nations all collapse. The end can be brought about by many causes. Whether through becoming too large for their own good, being ruled by a series of out of touch men, falling behind technologically, having too many enemies, succumbing to civil war, or a combination: no country is safe. The Russia of 1910 was in a tremendously horrible situation. She had all of these problems. Russia would not have existed by 1920 were it not for Vladi...
  • Laver 1994 Lenin Terror Kulaks
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    The Fate and Justification of those who opposed the Revolution During the time of Revolution in Russia, the main leaders were Stalin Trotsky and Lenin. During their reign they dealt with those who resisted the revolution using various methods, most of which were very brutal. The most common methods used by these leaders were: arrest, terror, imprisonment, transportation to Siberia, execution, torture, exile and liquidation. The use of such measures to strike out at those who opposed the revoluti...
  • Analysis Of Richard Pipes' Why Did Stalin Succeed Lenin
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    "It is my view that once the Soviet regime was in place and Lenin pursued his visionary program without regard to the almost universal opposition it aroused... the apparatus which he had created naturally rallied around Stalin, the most competent and popular Communist politician" (Pipes, 63) It seems that Richard Pipes begins his analysis on why Stalin came to power by pointing out that it was probably Lenin who paved the way for Stalin. Consequently, throughout Pipe's analysis, he portrays the ...
  • Lenin And War Russia Bolsheviks Power
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    How important was war in Lenin's securing and consolidation of power in the USSR. Crisis + Opportunism = Dictatorship. This equation sums up how Lenin took control of Russia in 1917. The 2 crises' were World War I and The Civil War and Lenin had the opportunism. He seized the opportunity in the October Revolution to establish a dictatorship. But, although these were the important ingredients, Lenin still had to hold onto power. To consolidate his position he "turned Marxism on its head." As sai...
  • Lenin's Influence Upon Russian Revolution
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    Before a revolution occurs a number of preconditions are often necessary. Consider this statement regarding the situation in Russia and, in doing so, comment on the attitudes of Lenin and of the Germans to events in Russia in 1917, the main reasons for the collapse of the Tsarist regime in Russia in 1917 and the role played by Lenin and the Bolsheviks in the revolutions in Russia in 1917. Lenin's attitudes to the events of Russia in 1917 were of eagerness to get back to Russia. His fertile mind ...
  • Different Schools Of Thought Marx Versus Lenin
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    Lenin was obviously influenced by Karl Marx's writing, The Communist Manifesto. To have revolutionized Russia, Lenin took these theories and shaped them to fit his needs at the time of the Russian Revolution. His close comrade, Leon Trotsky, agreed on some of the revisions yet disagreed on the others. The doctrine of the Bolsheviks was the mold of Marx filled with the steel of Lenin. The theories of Marx predicted a revolution that was supposed to happen in an industrialized and capitalistic nat...
  • Lenin Was Not A Marxist
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    It is erroneous to entitle Vladimir Lenin a Marxist. In his What Is to Be Done? , and The State and Revolution, Lenin discusses many Marxist categories, including the development of proletarian consciousness, the determined path of History and the inevitability of communism, and the relationship between socialism and internationalism. Vladimir Lenin's insurgent writings represent a significant departure from the speculative writings of Karl Marx. In my essay I will show that Lenin should not leg...