Vladimir Lenin

    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • 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 Provisional Government to put a stop to Russia’s involvement, however the Bolshevik party promised to put a stop to Russia’s involvement while also solving many of the other issues which continued to plague the nation. The four main reasons as to why the Bolsheviks…

    Words: 804 - Pages: 4
  • Personal Narrative: My Great Grandfather Shmuel's Second Journal Entry

    last one, and I cannot say that I have all of them because the next one is a good five years from this one. I think some might have been lost or destroyed through the years. However, due to the stories I’ve heard and history I’ve learned I can fill in on some of what happened in the years between. Since his last entry Lenin had seized hold of the now formed Soviet Union, and began building a magnificent country. In other news happening around the world during this time period: World War I has…

    Words: 1811 - Pages: 8
  • 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…

    Words: 1014 - Pages: 5
  • Marxism, Socialism And Communism

    The Bolshevik government was a government situated in the Soviet Empire run and founded by Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky. The Bolshevik government ran on many ideas of Karl Marx. The theorisation of Karl Marx ran by the name of Marxism and these ideas within his theory were as followed: The capitalist society is one to be abolished, as the bourgeois should not be the ones to run the land or factories when they are not the ones that slave away on those sites. With this, Lenin intertwines…

    Words: 1057 - Pages: 5
  • Concepts Of Communism

    Long live the revolution!" Under the leadership of Russian communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, established a new government, the Council of People 's Commissars ("Sovnarkom"), with Lenin appointed as its governing chairman. It evolved to suit the highest government authority of executive power under the Soviet system which came under the control of the Bolshevik. Lenin was the most important figure in this governance structure; as well as sitting on the Council of Labor and Defense, he was…

    Words: 924 - Pages: 4
  • Capitalism In The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx

    For instance, Stalin, corresponding with Lenin remarks, proclaimed the state had a need for violence to implement control, but rather than lessening the intensity, he only gave more leisure for harsher, crueler violence. Defending his offensives, his violations became classified as purges, times when he would collectively kill and imprison anyone deemed threating or disloyal to save himself from being overthrown and criticized. His resort to terror as a mechanism to keep people on his side…

    Words: 1345 - Pages: 5
  • Animal Farm Russian Revolution Analysis

    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 the Revolution. The Russian Revolution took place in the 1917 where working class citizens and peasants revolted against the government of…

    Words: 732 - Pages: 3
  • Lenin And Populism

    revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin, led the Bolshevik Party for the Russian Revolution to achieve a socialist state. Lenin took several parts of the Marxism doctrine and added to it in order to make it more applicable to Russia. He believed in the dictatorship of the proletariat and the class struggle, however, an elite group would lead the revolution, instead of the masses. Along with Marxism, Lenin used other theories and practices to encourage the Revolution. Populism “influenced the tactics and…

    Words: 1279 - Pages: 6
  • Joseph Stalin And Religion Essay

    secularize the nation and to bring an end to religion in Russia. This paper will explore the tensions between religion and politics in Stalinist Russia, focusing particularly on how Stalin’s political agenda affected his religious policies. In order to understand the Russian attitude towards religion during Stalin’s regime, it is necessary to review the policies of his predecessor, Vladimir Lenin. The de- cline of religion in Russia began after the 1917 Revolution, when the Bolsheviks came into…

    Words: 1023 - Pages: 5
  • Causes Of The March Revolution Of 1917

    This led to the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II. 2. October Revolution The Bolsheviks, which is translated to the majority, is a revolutionary party based on Karl Marx’s philosophy. They believed in equality between the poor and the rich. Nobody is higher or lower than anybody else, equal in every way. The Bolsheviks were founded by Vladimir Lenin, but during the March revolution was still exiled to Switzerland, but they were still a minority organization. After the Tsar had stepped down,…

    Words: 890 - Pages: 4
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: