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Czar + Czarina
Nick + Alex
advisor killed for being too strong
Gregory Rasputin
radical socialists
Bolsheviks
Lenin's lackey
Leon Trotsky
army for Communists
Red Army
army for Czar
Whites
secret police
Cheka
workers
proletariat
council of workers and soldiers
soviet
Communist watchdogs
commissars
March Revolution-causes?
backward nation, poverty, new middle class, corrupt bureaucracy, bad courts, failures in the world war
Lenin adapted Marx--how?
elite group to lead; no gradual changes
How did Bolsheviks prevail?
Russia's whupped army couldn't stop them
Civil war enemies?
communists vs. czar lovers; fringe battles
Lenin, pro or con war communism?
Pro! Lenin: circumstances justify any actions!
Civil war, causes? Effects?
Bosheviks = new tyrants. War = ruined country, poverty, poor economy.
new state name
USSR
Lenin's econ plan
NEP
Stalin executes party leaders
Great Purge
world communist helpers
Comintern
govt bigwigs make decisions for econ
command economy
large farms, peasant groups
collectives
wealthy peasant
kulak
Lenin's compromise of communism?
some cap'ist features to help the people like him, better econ
Five year plans?
build industry, transportation, farms, but things still sucked
Great Purge?
Stalin = paranoid --> dead leaders --> fear + no leaders for war
USSR vs. West
propaganda vs. capitalism made West suspicious
5 year plans, industry vs. agriculture.
industry up, agriculture down. 'Cause people hated it.
command econ--diff from cap'ism?
govt owned everything. cap'ism = private owners, free market.
Communist paper
Pravda
woman in USSR govt
Alexandra Kollontai
persecuted Jewish poet
Osip Mandelstam
great poet in secret
Anna Akhmatova
Nobel Prize-winner
Mikhail Sholokhov
dictatorship controlling everything
totalitarian state
no god
atheism
art praising USSR
socialist realism
total'ian state--how done?
terror tactics, propaganda, war against religion
new elite? privileges?
communists. had better stuff!
USSR controlled art-how?
censorship, persecution
life under Stalin vs. Czar
differences 1) women equal 2) education. similarities: 1) sim. social order 2) poverty
socialist realism = "smiling face"?
showed only good stuff