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  • Bolshevik Women

    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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  • Rise Of The Bolsheviks And Communism

    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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  • Leon Trotsky: Leader Of The Bolshevik Revolution

    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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  • How Did Lenin Contribute To The Formation Of Bolsheviks

    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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  • Reasons Why The Bolsheviks Able To Take Control Of Russia In 1917

    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

    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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  • Coup Or Social Rebellion In The October Revolution

    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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  • Animal Farm Russian Revolution Analysis

    The novel Animal Farm is an allegory of the Russian Revolution due to the parallelism between characters and historical events. Orwell’s goal in writing Animal farm was to illustrate an ruthless, totalitarian government during the Russian Revolution of 1917. In the novel “Animal Farm”, Manor farm represents the setting of the revolution in Russia. The main characters from the novel were leaders such as Napoleon, Snowball, Mr. Jones and Old Major, which represents the authoritative figures during…

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  • Joseph Stalin: Great Leaders Of The 20th Century

    Joseph Vissarionovich Djugashvili, famously known as Joseph Stalin, is one of the greatest leaders of the 20th Century. Born in Gori, Georgia to a very religious family, Stalin was a very intelligent child. The other children treated him with disrespect, and because of this, Joseph began a journey for purpose and dignity. Stalin first joined the Social Democratic Labour Party, then he was appointed by Lenin to Bolshevik Party Central Committee. In 1917 he was named Commissar of Nationalities…

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  • Leon Trotsky And Leon Trotswell's Animal Farm

    than any country before, the infuriated and desperate people began a series of assaults that signaled the end of the Tsar 's control. When his own commanders withdrew their support of him, Nicholas renounce his throne in the desire of preventing a civil war. The civil war, however, was not prevented and arrived in the insurgency known as the Bolshevik Revolution. In this revolution , like Mr. Jones, Nicholas was removed from his place of rule and shortly dies afterwards. Old Major is the animal…

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