TOTALITARIANISMDefinition: a form ofgovernment in which the ruleris an absolute dictator.
VLADIMIR LENINVladimir was the leader of theBolsheviks and had acommunist view of the worldKarl marx was the proletariate.The NEP allowed smallbusiness’s to reopen for privateprofit, while the statecontinued to control banks,foreign trade, and largeindustries.
STALINStalin’s great purges were when hewent out and wiped out a group ofpeople for political reasons, anexample would be“Yezhovshchina”.Stalin’s 5-year plan was to basicallymodernize Soviet Russia.Collectivization: The organizationof a nation or an economy on thebasis of collectivism.
MAO ZEDONGHe was a leader in ChinaHe was a Communistrevolutionary, a Guerillawarfare strategist, and amarxist political philosopher.He defeated Chiang Kai Shek,to grab power after the “longmarch”.
MAO CONTINUED...The cultural revolution was whenMao tried to increase theirfarming, the red-guards controlledthe country, and hurt anyone whothought that Mao was a poorleader.His great leap forward was whenhe tolled all of the educated peopleto quit their jobs and join thefarms, this actually just weakenedtheir economy, and eco-system.
ADOLF HITLERMein Kampf was a book made by Hitler.It was a autobiography with anexposition of his own ideology.After the fire at the Reichstag Hitler toldthe President that the Communist wereplanning to take over the government, sohe had all of the arrested.The SS were originally tasked to defendsenior Nazis, then afterwords came tocontrol the concentration camps.