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26 Cards in this Set

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the industrail working class
radical revolutionary party in Russia, led by Lenin in the early 1900's
1st major leader of the Bolsheviks
local council consisting of workers, peasants and soldiers
communist party
offical party name of the Bolsheviks
Joseph Stalin
2nd leader of the Bolsheviks and "man of steel"
a gov't that takes total, centralized state control over every aspect of life
Great Purge
campaign of terror directed @ elminating anyone who threatened Stalin's power
command economy
the gov't controls the economy
5 year plan
Stalin rationed the people's goods for the "betterment" of the gov't/country
collective farm
gov't controlled farms
Chinese nationalist party, formed after 1912
Sun Yixian
1st leader of the Kuomintang
Mao Zedong
founder and eventual leader of the Chinese communist party
Jiang Jieshi
2nd leader of the Kuomintang
Long March
6,000 miles journey made in 1934-1935 by Chinese Communist fleeing from the nationalists
Coalition gov't
a gov't controlled by a temporary alliance of several political parties
Weimar Republic
the republic that was established in Germany in 1919 and ended in 1933
Great Depression
severe economic slump that followed the collapse of the U.S. stock market in 1929
Franklin D. Roosevelt
U.S. president during the Great Depression and most of WWII
New Deal
F.D.R's economic plan to recieve the U.S. economy during the Great Depression
a movement that emphasized loyalty to the state and obedience to it leader
Benito Mussolini
Italian leader and founder of the fascist party
Adolph Hitler
German fascist leader
German form of fascism
Mien Kampf
a book of Hitler's beliefs and goals for Germany