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Russian Rev 2
Revoution / Communism
|True or False. Russians demonstrated nationalism at the beginning of World War I; however, Russians were drained of their resources, failing on the battlefield, and in need of food at home by the end of the war.
|He believed that people should be socialist, then he would run the government
|Marx (western socialists)
|Socialism could be achieved gradually through moderate reform
|Only revolution would bring change
|HE gave to peasants land, he gave the people control but really would become a master and take over with communism
|True or False. War communism during which Communists took over bank, factories, and railroad and forced peasants into the Red Army or factories was economically not successful.
|Key points of NEP (new economic plan)
|Government keeps control large industries, but small businesses allowed collecting profit
|Stalin's 5 year plan
|Heavy industry and increased farm output
|Large farms operated by groups of peasants
|Reign of terror in which secret police charged anti-communists and/ or those falling to meet quotas
|One-Party dictatorship attempts to regulate every aspect of lives of citizens
|Russians lives: terror
|opened private letter, listening devices, nothing appears in print without official approval, critics sent to labor camps
|Russian lives: propaganda
|Citizens heard/ read about communist successes and the evils of capitalism, posters, T.V., speakers in factories and collectives
|Russian lives: Atheism
|Belief in no god(s), religious persecuted, buildings converted to offices, communism and its leaders became "sacred"
|Boost socialism by showing life in postivite way