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  • Lenin At Their First Meeting Stalin
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    Stalin Stalin (1879-1953) Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili was born on December 21, 1879, in the village of Gori, Georgia. He was born to Vissarion and Yekaterina Dzhugashvili. His father Vissarion, was an unsuccessful cobbler who drank heavily and beat him savagely. When Iosif was 7, he caught smallpox, which scarred him for life, and then he came down with septicemia, which left his left arm slightly crippled for life. He lived in the 1920's a normal life, surrounded by many relatives who spo...
  • Stalin's Absolute Power
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    JOSEPH STALIN: TYRANT OF STEELIosef Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili (a. k. a. Joseph Stalin), was the undisputed leader of the Soviet Union from 1929 to 1953. Although Stalin's reign in power did not begin immediately his contribution to government began in 1912, and from then on he slowly rose to the high chain of command. Stalin's long and troublesome road to absolute power had many steps that marked important events in the Soviet Union's condition but they did not always improve the life of his p...
  • Khrushchev's Reforms In Industry And Administrative Organization
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    Nikita Khrushchev rose to power after the death of Stalin. He was a leader who desperately worked for reform yet his reforms hardly ever accomplished their goals. He was a man who praised Stalin while he was alive but when Stalin died Khrushchev was the first to publicly denounce him. Khrushchev came to power in 1953 and stayed in power until 1964, when he was forced to resign. Stalin died without naming an heir, and none of his associates had the power to immediately claim supreme leadership. T...
  • Lenin And Stalin
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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: ...
  • Very Negative View Of Stalin
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    1. To answer this question we have to look at all the sources and interpret what they are trying to tell us about Stalin himself. There are positive sources and also negative sources. I will now try to explain the impression each source gives of me. If we take source A it states at the bottom that it was published in the 1930's in Paris. It illustrates three pyramids of skulls and vultures flying above them. The skulls are most likely the victims of his purges and policies. He seems to be pointi...
  • Purges Of The Russian People Under Stalin
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    Under Stalins leadership, approximately 70 000 people were murdered during the purges of 1928 to 1940, and some 12 million people died as a result of Stalins sending them to the Gulags otherwise known as the camps, and these estimates are described as being conservative. Many historians believe that up to 17 million people could have died as a result of Stalins purges. Was this due to Stalins paranoia, or were other factors involved in these huge numbers of dead After Lenin's death, Stalin succe...
  • Stalin Like Many Other Leaders
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    Imagine yourself in the midst of the end of WWII, out in the streets of Stalingrad where Joseph Stalin will be parading. The masses of people seem to continue in all directions like a vast ocean of supporters for him. As he comes down the street your ears are overwhelmed with the screaming of praise as the people fall to their knees to show their undaunted love and respect for him. You dont know what to do as you are lost in a sea of everlasting supporters, so you go along with his cause. His la...
  • Joseph Stalin And Adolf Hitler
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    In the twentieth century two key figures stand on top of the tower of tyrannical leaders: Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler. Together these two leaders were responsible for more deaths and suffering than most can ever imagine. Their rise to power and their stability of power with their people could have been predicted though. In The Prince, Machiavelli outlined the type of behavior and leadership that is required to govern a country. Machiavelli's book outlines, among other concepts, the use of any...

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