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    Bolshevik Women

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    other capitalist nations. They ridiculed the polluted image of the meek western female and raised up a powerful icon of the freed Bolshevik woman. To the rank and file Soviet political theorist, the October Revolution removed the diminutive status of the working class, ethnic minorities, and women. Furthermore, the establishment of the Soviet Union abolished societal issues of inequality for women, who felt oppressed by traditional western conventions. Nineteenth century socialist theorist, Charles Fourier, noted how the status of women remained the most logical measure for the freedom of…

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    at any cost. While Russia was falling apart, the leader of the Bolshevik party rose to popularity - Vladimir Lenin. Lenin’s communist views, that were based off the ideals of Marxism, promised a new way in Russia with plentiful land, bread and peace. The rise of the Bolsheviks and communism would not have been possible if it weren’t for the prerequisite conditions of poor quality of life, famine and military disasters. The first fundamental promise Lenin made dealt with the peasant 's issue of…

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    find out things that we never knew about before? Well there is a lot of ways that you can find out things that you never knew about. New words are being created everyday that a lot of people don't know about. For instance the word "Bolsheviks" at first I didn't know what it was, than when I google it I found out the meaning of that word. First I will be classify the term Bolsheviks. Second the definition will be explained. Third I will be providing traditional details about the word. Fourth…

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    Leon Trotsky RESPONSIBILITIES/IDEOLOGIES/CONTRIBUTION Leon Trotsky’s responsibilities varied during his lifetime as he assumed many different positions in the different factions of the Revolution. Trotsky became a Social Democrat in 1903, resulting in his joining of the Mensheviks at the Second Part Congress. He would split with them not long after. In 1905 Trotsky become the chairman of the St Petersburg Soviet, which would later be raided resulting in exile. Trotsky would then return to Russia…

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    On October 1917, the Bolshevik party seized control over the Winter Palace in Petrograd without firing a single shot. They had been in search of this opportunity for several years. As the opportunity arose, the Bolshevik party arose with the power of giving in to the needs of the people by taking advantage of the provisional government. The Bolsheviks ability to take advantage of the provisional government enable them to take control over Russia. Although, the Bolshevik party was able to take…

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    Introduction The Bolsheviks were strong government party who were able to seize power of Russia in 1917 due to the weak way the country was run. Some of the reasons why the Bolsheviks were able to take control of Russia include: the Provisional Government was very unpopular, the Petrograd soviet was powerful, Lenin returned to Russia, Kornilov was defeated by the Red Guard and the Military Committee was formed. With the ongoing World War the people of Russia began to lose faith in the…

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    War Communism Significance

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    The significance of War Communism implemented by the Bolshevik Party from 1918-1921 can be measured in a number of different ways such as how it represented an important turning point for the Soviet Union, how it affected many Russian people and their lives, how it led to other important events, the impact it had on industry and the economy and how it had long-term political consequences. Although War Communism was significant for all those reasons mentioned above it was most significant because…

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    Russia has a long history of repression due to fear and opposition. Beginning with the Decembrist Uprising and heightening a the Bolshevik Revolution, Russia has experienced a long legacy of brutal and heinous operations and methods to deal with counterrevolutionary opposition, and even mere suspicion. Both Lenin and Stalin feared any source of counter authority, and exhibited this fear by employing the secret police agencies to destroy and suppress the opposition, no matter how brutally. These…

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    How Did Lenin Gain Power

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    historians but also contested by many such as Conquest who would put more emphasis on Stalin’s own personality. The Soviet school of thought influenced by Stalinist propaganda would agree with this view, ascribing Stalin as the savior of communism. However Menshevik Diariest, Nikolai Nikolaevich Sukhanov stated about Stalin in 1922 that, “Stalin...gave me the impression—and I was not alone in this view—of a grey blur which flickered obscurely and left no trace. There is really nothing more to be…

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    The October Revolution: Coup or Social Uprising? Historians along the century have questioned the veracity of the narrative the Bolsheviks fed to the people of Russia and the rest of the world. These historians claim that the communist party has distorted the facts of said revolution to control masses during the Soviet reign. The overthrow of the Provisional Government in October 1917 was both a Bolshevik-engineered coup d’état and a popular revolution. Chroniclers have debated this statement…

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