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4  Czar Nicholas II  Ruled as last Russian Monarch  1894-1917  Vladimir Lenin  Leader of the Bolshevik party  Strong supporter of the working class  Utilized propoganda  Joseph Stalin

5  Stalin was born in Gori, Georgia on December 2, 1879.  Stalin was a sickly child who lived in poverty for his childhood.  As a child, Stalin studied for a career in priesthood.  Later, he became interested in revolutions around the world.  In fact, he was actually put in a cell for reading a book on the French Revolution.  Stalin joined the Bolsheviks and was exiled to Siberia.

6  Vladimir Lenin died in January 21, 1924.  Following his death, a struggle for the leadership of Russia took place.  The two emerging powers were Trotsky and Stalin.  Joseph Stalin put his own followers in top political jobs and became leader in 1928. Vladimir Lenin


8  Stalin controlled all aspects of society, in what is called a totalitarian rule.  Created several Five-Year Plans, which were put in place to help industrialize Russia.  Stalin wanted increased production of everything, especially roads, oil, and steel.  Stalin was a firm supporter of propaganda, as he wanted to show the greatness of himself and Russia  Controlling common aspects of life, socialist realism enforced to promote the progression of socialist and communist goals

9  Stalin put a command economy in place, meaning the government controlled all economic decisions.  Stalin put collectivization in place. Collectives were farms were many farmers lived together, and the government took most of the goods they produced.  Stalin feared opposing party leaders, so him and his secret police punished writers, army leaders, and Old Bolsheviks in what was known as the Great Purge.  Many of these people were sent to work in the gulags


11  Stalin is infamous for being one of the most ruthless and vicious rulers of all time.  Stalin killed twice as many people as Hitler did.  Stalin helped to industrialize and modernize Russia.


13  Joseph Stalin and the U.S.S.R had a negative impact on the interwar era.  Under Stalin’s Five-Year Plans, Russian citizens had nearly no freedom.  Stalin created the first entirely totalitarian state in the world.  Stalin was a communist and revolted the idea of capitalism or free trade.  Stalin made Russia an industrial nation that produced lots of goods like steel and coal.


15  Stalin and the U.S.S.R had a negative impact on the world in the 30’s.  Stalin purged his people and killed millions of innocent civilians.  Stalin’s collectivization reduced the production of agricultural goods.  The Great Depression had a negative impact on Russia. Overproduction led to a crash in the stock market.  Russification, or the act of adopting Russian culture, spread to Ukraine and Poland.  During The Ukrainian Genocide, over 6 million Ukrainians were killed by the Soviet Union.

16  articles/russia-in-the-late-1920s-1930- 2905248.html  0_30.htm  x.php/t-32285.html  _Leaders,_1900-1939

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