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The Man behind the Madness
Ashley Eubanks
Psychology/GE375
3/2/15
Brooke Montoya
The Man behind the Madness
War, bloodshed, and he ruled a country with an iron fist. Who could this man possibly be. No other than Joseph Stalin. Joseph Stalin was a remarkable leader who was feared and loved by his people of Russia. Stalin he has gone through many challenging times, during his upbringing, adolescence, and adulthood. By using the cognitive perspective and the theory of Piaget’s four cognitive stages, and also applying Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to Joseph Stalin, it can help us as a community better understand Joseph Stalin as the ruler and man
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Any protest of his policies resulted in immediate death or relocation to a gulag (McKinney, PhD, 2009). And if a peasants was to refused Stalin would respond with extraordinary savagery by either having them become imprisoned or executed. And if Stalin branded a peasant as an enemy then they would be exiled to either Siberia or Central Asia.
Accomplishments in Political career Joseph Stalin, did have many accomplishments in his life, according to Ronald (2012), “He was the first to recognize the potential of bureaucratic power, …Stalin's political ability went beyond tactics, as he was able to channel massive social forces both to meet his economic goals and to expand his personal power.” Stalin was a remarkable man who was able to help build up a revolution and to overturn the Czar in power. And start up the communist party while he ruled them with an iron fist, he was known for the great purge. Ronald (2012) goes on to state , ““liquidated” veteran semi-independent Bolsheviks but also many party bosses, military leaders, industrial managers, and high government officials totally subservient to himself.”
Last stage of Cognitive Development Formal operational stage occurs in Adolescence and adulthood. In this stage intelligence is demonstrated through the

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