TOTALITARIANISM Elizabeth Denney, Period 2Totalitarianism; Relating to a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state.
VLADIMIR LENIN Vladimir Lenin was a Russiandictator who masterminded the Bolshevik take over in 1917.The proletariat was the working class citizens. His N.E.P was the farmers in Russia.
STALIN The Great Purges were when thegovernment selected you to be on trial and death or work camps.Stalin’s ﬁve year plan concentrated on the development of iron and steel, machine-tools, electric power and transport for the country of Russia. Collectivization is the organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism.
MAO ZEDONGMao Zedong was a leader in China during the early 1900s. He helped Establish the cultural Revolution He was inspired by Vladimir Lenin.
MORE MAO The cultural revolution was a socio-political movement that took place inthe Peoples Republic of China from 1966 through 1976. The Great Leap Forward was Mao’s attempt to modernize China’seconomy so that by 1988, China wouldhave an economy that rivaled America. BUT, the proposition fell through because both parties disagreed, to much money, and a lot of injured farmers...
HITLERWhen Hitler was in jail he wrote a book Mein Kampf.The ﬁre at the Reichstag was a ﬁrethat supposably the brown shirts-Hitlers followers may have started.They blamed the communist party.The SS was Hitlers personal bodyguards, and the SA- “brown shirts” Enforced hitlers law with the citizens of Germany.
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