Russia and Communism in the 20th Century

  • Bolshevik Revolution

    Key Players: Lenin, Trotsky, and Soviets.
    Description: Planned affair, arrested the provincial government and seized power.
    Significance: Gained control of Petrograd and took moscow.
    Give power to lenin and Bolshevik.
  • Treaty Of Brest-Litovsk

    Key Players: Lenin.
    Description: Eestore Decomcracy, Account was confiscated. Groups were illegal.
    Significance: Lenin willing to give up huge profit of land in the wrath exchange for peace.
  • War Communism

    Key Players: Lenin
    Description: acquired definate shape, compulsary labour.
    Signifficance: Nationalism of industry nature of compulsary labour was introduced. Private trade was surpressed.
    Communism entrenched in Russia. Totalotarian and Brutal.
    Pesants didnt like it, tried to resist but with a little success. No privatization - economy declined.
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    Civil War

    Key players: Reds - Bolshevick, Whites - Sakbogen.
    Description: Try to get Lenin out. Allies. White challenge the Reds. Reds succeed cause trotsky is the boss. Gets most Russia behind communism.
    Communism spread throughout Eusia.
    Totalotarian slate. Set Russia against the western front. Believed west wanted to tear them down.
  • New Government

    Key Players: Council of The Peoples Comminsions.
    Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, and the Soviets.
    Description: Soviets established a new government.
    End war immidieatly and seize the land.
    Significance: Lenins initiative takes control. "Peace, Land, Bread"
    Ends Russians involvement with government. Give Germany Western Front War.
  • New Economic Policy

    Key Players: Lenin.
    Descriptions: Private red was permitted. Peasants were allowed
    to sell surplus. Workers were allowed to purchase. Compromise on Lenins part. Sacrificed marxism for captialism improvement.
  • Treaty of Rapallo

    Key Players: USSR, GERMANY.
    Description: Agreement to manufacture material for Germany. Gain steel manufacturing technology from Germany.
    Agreement with western.
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact

    Key Players: Usa.
    Description: Declaration of policy, denounced war as method of solving disputes.
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    Five Year Plans

    Key Player: Gulags.
    Sacrifice Marx for production.
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    Build strong military. Join foreign affairs, cooperate with political groups. to bring USSR back.
  • League of Nations

    Constitution or set of rules of organizations. For international security.
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    The Purges

    Stalin, trotsky gangs.
    overthrow the government Stalin.