Fall of The Soviet Union<br />Alex Gainey,  Dan MacDougall,  Aaron Pratt<br />
Intro <br />On December 1991 the whole world watched as the mighty Soviet Union split into 15 separate nations.<br />Russi...
Soviet Pictures<br />
Who<br />Mikhail Gorbachev lead Soviet Union during its loss of power. <br />Boris Yeltsin controlled the Russian Federati...
Why<br />Mikhail Gorbachev came to power and brought about a broad reform.<br />Sought to get rid of corruption, apathy, p...
When<br />Decline began in the the 70’s and continued into the 90’s<br />On a cold Christmas night in 1991 the banner of t...
Where<br />Russia and the countries controlled by it.  <br />
What<br />National income declined by more than 50%, and the economy as a whole became sluggish.<br />Society as a whole t...
Target Question<br />Why did the Soviet Union begin to democratize when under the rule of Gorbachev?<br />
Point of Views<br />His plan for the economy was not well thought out.<br />He didn’t take care of the country’s people.<b...
Group’s Point of View<br />His plan for the economy brought about a free enterprise system and a more democratic way of ru...
Conclusion<br />Democracy began to take the Union by storm.<br />Citizens remained politically inactive.<br />Yeltsin’s ca...
Works Cited<br />The rise and fall of the soviet union. Detroit: Thomas gale, 2006. Print. <br />
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Fall of the Soviet Union 1991, 6th Period Guyer

  1. 1. Fall of The Soviet Union<br />Alex Gainey, Dan MacDougall, Aaron Pratt<br />
  2. 2. Intro <br />On December 1991 the whole world watched as the mighty Soviet Union split into 15 separate nations.<br />Russia needed a stronger economy and a more efficient government.<br />Democracy became widely popular among the Russian people. <br />
  3. 3. Soviet Pictures<br />
  4. 4. Who<br />Mikhail Gorbachev lead Soviet Union during its loss of power. <br />Boris Yeltsin controlled the Russian Federation, which was then a republic of the Soviet Union. <br />
  5. 5. Why<br />Mikhail Gorbachev came to power and brought about a broad reform.<br />Sought to get rid of corruption, apathy, poor morale and cynicism.<br />The need for change was not realized by the Party and state.<br />The Union’s unwillingness to tackle urgent social and economic problems led to the fall.<br />
  6. 6. When<br />Decline began in the the 70’s and continued into the 90’s<br />On a cold Christmas night in 1991 the banner of the soviet union that flew over Moscow’s Kremlin was lowered. <br />
  7. 7. Where<br />Russia and the countries controlled by it. <br />
  8. 8. What<br />National income declined by more than 50%, and the economy as a whole became sluggish.<br />Society as a whole took less pride in Soviet patriotism, labor enthusiasm, and ideological conviction.<br /> Glasnost led to more political parties popping up and gaining popularity.<br />
  9. 9. Target Question<br />Why did the Soviet Union begin to democratize when under the rule of Gorbachev?<br />
  10. 10. Point of Views<br />His plan for the economy was not well thought out.<br />He didn’t take care of the country’s people.<br />
  11. 11. Group’s Point of View<br />His plan for the economy brought about a free enterprise system and a more democratic way of running the economy.<br />Defeated the purpose of communism in the country’s economy.<br />
  12. 12. Conclusion<br />Democracy began to take the Union by storm.<br />Citizens remained politically inactive.<br />Yeltsin’s capitalist movement required the dismantlement of the Soviet Union as a whole. <br />Soviet supporters opposed the movement, but lost.<br />The Soviet Union was no more on December 25th, 1991. <br />
  13. 13. Works Cited<br />The rise and fall of the soviet union. Detroit: Thomas gale, 2006. Print. <br />

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