Vocabulary Unit 7

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Vocabulary Unit 7

  1. 1. Totalitarianism By Ciera Johnson A government that controls every aspect of itscitizens lives. An authoritarian government led by a strong dictator that exercises complete authority over the nation.
  2. 2. Vladimir Lenin• He ruled over Russia with the first communist government in the world.• he proletariat is the working class of a country. • Farmers were now allowed to sell food on the open market and could employ people to work for them. 
  3. 3. Stalin• Stalins great purge was when he executed almost all of his allies in the government.• His five year plan was a plan to make the soviet union increase by 50% in five years to make Russia great but came with a huge human cost.• The organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism. 
  4. 4. Mao Zedong• leader of China• He created a revolution called the Great Leap Forward. This revolution was to increase steel production in China.• He believed that the workers where the most important people in the revolution.• He defeated Chiang Kai-shek. 
  5. 5. ...continued• The Cultural Revolution was a revolution to help put socialism in China and remove capitalism, traditional and cultural elements in the Chinese culture.• The Great leap forward was a revolution to increase steel production in China. This resulted in everyone giving their lifes up and working in factories.• A great famine broke out.  
  6. 6. Hitler• Mein Kampf was a book Hitler wrote. Its basically an autobiography and Hitlers political views.• The fire at the Reichstag was fire set by Van der Lubbe a communist. It showed that the Communist and the Nazis where planning a plot against German government. Hitler urged the president of Parliament to have all the Communist arrested.• he original task of the SS was to act as bodyguards for senior Nazis. In 1925 it was Hitlers personal bodyguard and ran the consintation camps. 

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