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Autocracy

Rule by a sole and supreme leader appointed by god

God

Communism

Last stage in Marx's evolution of history - everybody is equal and shares goods produced by machinery rather than people = more leisure - people took what they needed fron central pool of goods

Equal

Socialism

Workers control state. Factories owned collectively + run by state. and goods shared fairly. Equal entitlement to good standard of living

Equal

Totalitarianism

Power concentrated in an indivdual/small group who excersise excessive control and denying fundamental civil + politcal liberties. Monitoring and controlling lives by secret police.

Dictatorship

Capitalism

Economic system based on private enterprise. Market determines price of goods, regulates supply + distribution.

Private Businesses

Proletariat

The working and underclass of russian society at the time.

Underclass

Popular Revolution

A revolution accepted and welcomed by the majority of the people in the country.

Revolution

A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favour of a new system.

"Out with the old and in with the new"

Slav

Member of a group of people in central and eastern europe speaking slavic languages

Slavic Language

Cossack

Member of any certain groups of Slavs who are skilled calvarymen who were loyal to the tsar.

Skilled Horseman

Narodnaya Volya

The peoples will

Translation

Kulak

Rich peasant who hired labour and owned animals

Okhrana

The secret police under the tsar

Po po

Nepman

Small scale business owners and private traders who did well from the NEP.