Revolution in Hungary 1956 Alejandro Quiroga Daniel Garcia
Causes Soviet tirany Soviet repression Communist conditions Hungary was involved in a war in which they had nothing to do
Consequences Consequences: 200.000 Hungarians, refuged in Austria. People in the west were horrified, many British communist left the communist party. Economical breakdown in Hungary. More than 3000 killed and 13000 wounded Chaos and riot in budapest Destruction of more than 150 buildings Destalination
Facts They tore down statues of Stalin. 6000 soviet tanks invaded Hungary to bring the country “back into line”. The government introduced democracy into the country. Khrushchev agreed, and Russian army pulled out of Budapest. Nagy was arrested and hanged in Moscow. Factory workers in Poland rioted when the government raised food prices.
Fighting in Budapest The soviets put a communist government into power that answered to the orders of Moscow. Many Hungarians were angry because there was a shortage of food and they were not allowed to criticize the government. After october 23, nagy began to change hungary. He said that free elections would leave the warsaw pact.