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  1. 1. USSR By: Juan Pablo Arévalo Álvarez
  2. 2. WHAT WAS? The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a constitutionally socialist state that existed in Eurasia from 1922 to 1991. The common short name is Soviet Union.
  3. 3. Symbols
  4. 4. FLAG • the color is red and has a simbol: is a hammer crossed with a sickle and a star. The hammer and sickle symbolized the nation's workers and peasants and the star represented the rule of the Communist Party.
  5. 5. THE MOTTO WAS:
  6. 6. THE COAT OF ARMS • Shows the Soviet emblems of the hammer and sickle and the Red Star over a globe, and two wreaths of wheat covered by the motto in the languages of the Soviet Republics.
  7. 7. HISTORY
  8. 8. • The Soviet Union is considered the successor of the Russian Empire, The last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, ruled until March, 1917 when the Empire was overthrown and provisional government took power, the latter to be overthrown in November 1917 by Vladimir Lenin.
  9. 9. From 1917 to 1922, the predecessor to the Soviet Union was the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, which was an independent country, as were other Soviet republics at the time. The Soviet Union was officially established in December 1922 as the union of Russia, Ukrainia, Belarusia, and republics ruled by Bolshevik parties.
  10. 10. In world war II • For the world war II the soviet union helped a lot with artillery, soilders and airplanes in the allies side. The ussr was with USA england, france, et c
  11. 11. After world war II • After world war II the USSR and USA started the cold war which was the continuing state of conflict, tension and competition that existed primarily between this two countries
  12. 12. POLITIC
  13. 13. • The Soviet Union was a federal republic based in fifteen republics joined together in a theoretically voluntary union.
  14. 14. • The republics also had jurisdiction designed to protect the interests of national minorities
  15. 15. • The republics had their own constitutions, which, together with the Union Constitution, provided the division of power in the Soviet Union
  16. 16. • All the republics except of Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic had their own communist parties.
  17. 17. Geography
  18. 18. • The Soviet Union occupied the east of Europe and the north of Asia. it covered a total area of approximately 22,402,200 square kilometres. the climate was very variable. 11% of the land was arable, 16% was pasture, 41% was forest and woodland, and 32% was declared “other”.
  19. 19. population • The population was of 293,047,571
  20. 20. Countries asociated 1. Armenia 2. Azerbaijan 3. Belarus 4. Estonia 5. Georgia 6. Kazakhstan 7. Kyrgyzstan 8. Latvia 9. Lithuania 10. Moldova 11. Russia 12. Tajikistan 13. Turkmenistan 14. Ukraine 15. Uzbekistan
  21. 21. CAPITAL • The capital of the sovietic union was moscu
  22. 22. economy
  23. 23. The USSR had the second largest economy on the world, thats why in that period the USSR had an economic conflict between USA for having the best economy in the world Comparison between USSR and USA economies according to 1990 CIA Factbook USSR USA 2,659,500 5,233,300 GDP (1989 - millions $) 290,938,469 250,410,000 Population (1990) 9,211 21,082 GDP Per Capita ($) 152,300,000 125,557,000 Labour force (1989)
  24. 24. DisSolution of the USSR
  25. 25. The ussr suffered a economical crisis and in dicember 8 of 1991 the presidents of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus signed the Belavezha Accord that declared the dissolution of the sovietic union.
  26. 26. Although this trade created the disolution there were some doubts so on dicember 21 of 1991 the representers of all the countries except georgia signed the trade of Commonwealth of Independent States that dissolved completely the USSR
  27. 27. thanks