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  • Successful The Russian Revolution In 1917
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    Essay Title: "Why was successful the Russian revolution in 1917"? The Russian revolution was, without doubt, one of the greatest events that took place during the last century and in addition, one of the most positive upshots of the evolution of the human civilization. Like in any revolution that has broken out or will break out in the future, the basic point that needs to be raised is if in the post revolutionary period, its targets had achieved. The above consideration will be the main approac...
  • Russian Social Democratic Party
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    The Rise of Communism in Russia " Unless we accept the claim that Lenin's coup D'etat gave birth to an entirely new state, and indeed to a new era in the history of mankind, we must recognize in today's Soviet Union the old empire of the Russians -- the only empire that survived into the mid 1980's' (Luttwak, 1). In their Communist Manifesto of 1848, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels applied the term communism to a final stage of socialism in which all class differences would disappear and humankin...
  • Czar Following Russian Defeat In War
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    Reasons for Rev. of March 1917: Defeat of Russia following entry in WWI Some argue that Rev. was inevitable regardless of WWI (terrible living standards) Incompetence of the Czar Corrupt and inefficient Gov. Weak ruler (Nicholas II) Rasputin damage the reputation of the royal family in the eyes of other nobles (he was seen to be the de facto ruler of the country) Food shortages Army losses in 1916 (the army morale declined) The Czar assumed command of the army and was associated with military de...
  • Leader Of The Bolshevik Party
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    Bolshevik revolution The Bolshevik revolution occurred in November of 1917, its aim was to create a workers paradise and a dictatorship of the proletariat. By 1930, the Bolsheviks had imposed a totalitarian rule over Russia. This period can be divided into two distinct eras. Firstly, there was the period from 1917-1924, which included the decision to seize power, the civil war and a consolidation of power under the new economic policy. The second period occurred after Lenin's death, where opposi...
  • Lenins Role In The Revolution
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    The painting was done in the 1920's some time after the actual event making it secondary evidence. To a certain extent it is historically accurate because the storming of the Winter Palace did take place but it is inaccurate as there was not a great struggle between the Bolsheviks and Provisional Government. The only Provisional Government soldiers present that night were a womens battalion because the Russian soldiers were fighting in the war. This is obviously propaganda by the artist who show...
  • Three Months After Lenin
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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
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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. 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 lik...
  • Basic Events Of Lenin's 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 Bolshevi...
  • Revolution Of 1905 1907 Lenin
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    LENIN (Ulyanov) Vladimir Ilynich (also used other pseudonyms such as V. Ilyin, K. Tul in, Karpov and others). Born: 10th (22nd) 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 participation...
  • Activities Of Lenin In October 1917
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    How Important Was Lenin To The Successful Bolshevik Seizure Of Power In October 1917 1 July 1998 Men make their own history they do not make it under circumstances chosen by them, but rather under circumstances directly encountered, given and transmitted from the past. In any account of history, it is difficult to determine weather the crucial roles were played by individuals or by historical forces beyond the control of any individual. There is on one hand the argument that it is the actions of...
  • Part Of Lenin's Policy
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    Vladimir Lenin, a political leader of the Russian revolution was born on the 20th 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 year...
  • Lenin's Plan Of Communism For Russia
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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...
  • Communist State Under The Control Of Lenin
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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 Being The Leader Of The Bolsheviks
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    Lenin, a radical socialist who favored a modified Marxism, believed that because Russia had little industry and only a small working class, the country might not move in the direction Marx had predicted. Because of this, he established a small group of dedicated Marxists; this group worked to become a revolutionary force in Russia. Lenin's adaptation of Marxism formed the basis of what is now known as Russian communism. With Lenin being the leader of the Bolsheviks, one particular communist grou...
  • Policy Of War Communism
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    1) a) Document A refers to the grain seizures of 1918. The term revolutionary enthusiasm and discipline refers to the way in which Lenin and his Bolsheviks wish the actions to be carried out. He expects his fellow comrades to be enthusiastic about working for the good of the state and to be disciplined and focussed on their task. However, this order was given soon after the revolution and therefore, the Bolsheviks are appointing a political commissar (a Bolshevik) to ensure that his fellow comra...
  • Lenin And The Bolsheviks In A Struggle
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    Lenin and the Bolsheviks in a struggle to withhold power implemented the new economic policy. Massive peasant revolts all over Russia threatened Bolshevik power. Peasants were striking against Russias' economy and conditions, however particularly about war communism, i. e., the forcible requisition of food and produce in order to keep the red army and cities supplied. The NEP saw the recovery of the Russian economy and the increase in produce from farmers. It was a time of relevant cultural free...
  • The Civil War And Lenin
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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 said...
  • Lenin And The Bolsheviks Role In 1917
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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 ...
  • Marx 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...
  • Long Term Effects Of The Civil War
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    By early 1918 in Russia, the Bolsheviks controlled only the north-western area of the Russian Empire (Petrograd and Moscow) together with the areas between and around them. Various opposition groups were formed against the Bolsheviks, under the new Provisional Government. The provisional government had proposed elections for a new assembly in late 1917; Lenin had seen that the Bolsheviks must act before this democratically elected government convened, but once in power, he allowed the elections ...

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