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Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
Authoritarian Regimes - USSR
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  • 1. Authoritarian Regimes Communist Russia
  • 2. Communism
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  • 4. Communism <ul><li>Thought that </li></ul><ul><li>- workers would rise up against the rich </li></ul><ul><li>overthrow the government </li></ul><ul><li>create a new society in which wealth is shared equally among the people </li></ul><ul><li>A communist society </li></ul>German thinker Karl Marx
  • 5. Russia, 1917 Tsar Nicholas II http:// youtube .com/watch?v=ak2AgUpZq-k http:// youtube .com/watch?v=TfpapGE03oY http:// youtube .com/watch?v=JPYt9k6O0RY http:// youtube .com/watch?v=Zf3DcTksPgs http:// youtube .com/watch?v=o_ wNAOJTwbQ
  • 6. St. Petersburg / Petrograd
  • 7. What led to the rise of Communism? Impact of WWI Russians wanted Tsar to end the war Russian soldiers unhappy – ill-equipped, shortage of food Shortage of food
  • 8. What led to the rise of Communism? Socio-political reasons Farmers wanted fairer distribution of land People wanted a fairer government
  • 9. February - March1917 Tsar forced to abdicate. Provisional government set up.
  • 10. Provisional Government
  • 11. Failure of Provisional Government Chose to keep Russia in the war No land reforms Struggle for power with soviets Russia continued to get defeated by Germany Government comprised rich landowners Soviet = Groups of Russian workers, peasants and soldiers
  • 12. October 1917 Revolution <ul><li>Struggle for power between provisional government and Russian army </li></ul><ul><li>Provisional government turns to Petrograd Soviet (Bolsheviks) for help </li></ul><ul><li>Bolsheviks formed the Red Army and defeated the Russian army </li></ul><ul><li>Bolsheviks seize power and overthrow the government </li></ul><ul><li>Lenin (leader of the Bolsheviks) establishes the world’s first Communist regime. </li></ul><ul><li>- Pulled Russia out of the war </li></ul>
  • 13. Vladimir Lenin
  • 14. Vladimir Lenin
  • 15. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), 1924
  • 16. Leon Trotsky
  • 17. Joseph Stalin
  • 18. Lev Kamenev
  • 19. Grigory Zinoviev
  • 20. Impact of Stalin’s Rule <ul><li>Industralisation </li></ul><ul><li>Collectivization </li></ul><ul><li>Terror State </li></ul><ul><li>Control over culture </li></ul>
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