Essays Tagged: "Soviet Russia"

Why did the US enter World War II late?

31. In August of 1939 German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler had negotiated to provide a partition of Poland to Soviet Russia prior to its invasion, in addition to other smaller territorial provisions to be taken ...

(11 pages) 148 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Assess the contribution of Leon Trotsky to the consolidation of communism in the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1928.

Assess the contribution of Leon Trotsky to the consolidation of communism in the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1928.The successful consolidation of Communism in Soviet Russia from the p ... olutionary . In the 1905 revolution he gained notoriety when he was arrested as leader of the first Soviet for during a failed coup. When he returned in 1917 the Provisional government was in a precar ... strated by commander-in-chief of the army General Kornilov the Provisional government turned to the Soviet and the Bolsheviks for support. All those arrested in July were released. The position of the ...

(7 pages) 75 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An analysis of Soviet foreign policy under Stalin.

Stalin scheduled his third Five-Year Plan from 1938-1941. During this time, the Soviet Union was preparing for war, believing this to be inevitable as the Nazi threat continued. Mo ... y and war related industry. This five-year plan was cut somewhat short by the 1941 Nazi invasion of Soviet Russia. It was then that most of the nation's industry was moved from western Russia to the U ... ons were not even from the district that they would be representing. Local residents were driven by Soviet secret police to the polls out of fear and anyone who dared not vote suffered dire consequenc ...

(9 pages) 275 9 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"As long as Stalin was running the Soviet Union a Cold war was unavoidable." (J.L Gaddis, We Now Know). Discuss this interpretation of the origins and character of the Cold War.

d on both sides of the bi-polar power struggle. The USA plugged its population with the belief that Soviet Russia had plans to remove their freedoms and to reduce them to a lower than low populace, wi ... r freedoms and to reduce them to a lower than low populace, with no power over their own lives. The Soviets believed that the capitalist west was exploiting its populace; the only way for all peoples ...

(8 pages) 192 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Latvia's issues pertaining to terrorism

n the state of West Virginia. Despite Latvia being small and innocent it has been terrorized by the Soviet Russia and the Soviet Union. It has also been affected by the September 11 attack in 2001 and ... he USSR in 1940. Latvia reestablished its independence in 1992 closely following the breakup of the Soviet Union. Latvians independence day is celebrated on November 18th because crucial event in hist ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

After the decleration of Kofi Annan's plan - Cyprus

instance the importance of the period in 1959 was the bipolar world order with the cold war between Soviet Russia and U.S.A. It can be safely stated that the most important factor that led Turkey and ...

(5 pages) 27 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A who, what, when, where, and why on the Russian Revolution. Entitled: "The Russian Revolution: What Happened?"

ho*Vladimir Ilich Lenin-1870-1924-He became the chairman of the Military Committee of the Petrograd Soviet in September 1917.-Leader and organizer of the Bolsheviks.-The Bolsheviks were members of the ... of the Bolsheviks.-The Bolsheviks were members of the Russian Communist Party.-Lenin presided over Soviet Russia until his death.*Joseph Stalin-1879-1953-General secretary of the Communist Party of t ...

(3 pages) 118 3 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Effects of the first 5 Year Plan

uring this period.Politically, the Five-Year Plans paved way the for the realization of a socialist Soviet Russia. With Stalin's strict rule, there was obedience; discipline was enforced. The Communis ...

(1 pages) 44 2 3.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

United States of Fear

biggest fear was these Marxist-Leninist ideas. The source of fear during cold war was these ideas. Soviet Russia was trying to make Middle East Countries completely subservient. That means a very pow ... fear is not related to economic reasons; it is directly related to security. After the collapse of Soviet Russia America became a very vulnerable target for terrorists. Unlike government attacks, ter ...

(4 pages) 78 1 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Camp as an unpleasant place to live in Alexander Solzhenitsyn's "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich."

Ivan Denisovich" is a historical document rather than a novel. For the first time in the history of Soviet Russia the truth about the gulags was spoken, and spoken loud. The truth, the undisguised rea ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Why did Trotsky not become the new leader of the Bolshevik party after Lenin's death?

7, Trotsky, Kamenev and Zinoviev were expelled from the Central Committee of the Bolshevik party of Soviet Russia. Under pressure from the Central Committee, Zinoviev and Kamenev agreed to sign contra ... po.On the 21st of December 1929 Stalin celebrated his 50th birthday as the absolute dictator of Soviet Russia.How was Trotsky able to be backed by Lenin and considered by most Russians as the ...

(16 pages) 49 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Socialist Realism

d the heroic worker celebrated the virtues of communism and patriotism, and glorified the state. In Soviet Russia, as in other totalitarian countries (run by one party), the government controlled all ... rization. Composers were to produce 'vivid realistic music reflecting the life and struggles of the Soviet people'.After the death of Stalin in 1953, the official line became less harsh, but personal ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

The Importance Of Revolutionaries And Youth Organizations During The Russian Revolution

ution from Above' and "˜ "A Woman Is Not a Man": The Culture of Gender and Generation in Soviet Russia, 1921-1928' demonstrate the importance of both, the political revolutionaries and the ... Just as Robert C. Tucker claims, "we must allow that a different, non-revolutionary form of further Soviet developmental movement was a possibility .Nothing is absolute and anything could have occurre ...

(2 pages) 472 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Animal Farm: Corruption Of An Inspired Vision

aims the main objective of this novel was to illustrate the speciousness of the popular belief that Soviet Russia was a pure socialist state. In other words, he desired to save socialism from communis ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Harry S Truman's Popularity

lt, and was not informed of the development of the atomic bomb or the significant difficulties with Soviet Russia. On April 12, 1945 because of the death of FDR, these and a swarm of other wartime pro ... 's presidency was marked throughout by important foreign policy initiatives as well. In 1947 as the Soviet Union pressured Turkey and, through guerrillas, threatened to take over Greece, he asked Cong ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Harry S Truman's Popularity

lt, and was not informed of the development of the atomic bomb or the significant difficulties with Soviet Russia. On April 12, 1945 because of the death of FDR, these and a swarm of other wartime pro ... 's presidency was marked throughout by important foreign policy initiatives as well. In 1947 as the Soviet Union pressured Turkey and, through guerrillas, threatened to take over Greece, he asked Cong ...

(3 pages) 844 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

France's Defeat in WW2

eat originated from the inept ability of the French government to form an alliance with the Russian-Soviets, which consequently led to poor strategic planning with the early allies. France beg ... ng the bullet on its own. Russia's role in World War I was imperative to the French victory. Soviet Russia was effective in averting some of Germany's attention from the west. The years followi ...

(5 pages) 441 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Globalization Leads to the Demise of the State

y emerged. This concept received fertile soil to prosper at the background of socialist movement in Soviet Russia and later in China. For around sixty years the concept of planned economy has been emb ...

(7 pages) 37 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Stalin, the Mental.

533; �PAGE �1� GRADE: B- Joseph Stalin was domestically known as the father of Soviet Russia, even if is policies had led to the deaths of millions of Soviet citizens. His economi ... d. His paranoia and fear led to the failure international relationships that were necessary for the Soviets. His narcissism continued to create more enemies within the Soviet Union. The fear that Stal ...

(8 pages) 2456 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Utopian View on Collectivism

eny Zamyatin have "realized [this] fault of Marxist Socialism through their own life experiences in Soviet Russia" (Gimpelevich), and sought to base their literature upon it. To emphasize their contem ...

(12 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American