Essays Tagged: "War Communism"

Stalin's rise to power as a result of Lenin's fall.

enin established the Third International, or Comintern, to further world revolution. The policy of "war Communism" prevailed until 1921. It brought extensive nationalization, food requisitioning, and ... e's commissar for nationalities and began to emerge as a leader of the new regime. During the civil war from 1918 to 1920 he played an important administrative role on the military fronts and in the c ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The impact of War Communism and the New Economic Policy (NEP) on both the peasantry and proletariat in Russian society between 1918 and 1928.

The policies of war communism and the New Economic Policy (NEP) had a great impact on both the peasantry and the pro ... s is greatly reflects the reasons why some groups were advantaged and why others were disadvantaged.War communism was implemented as a result of the civil war. Historians such as Maurice Dobb, E. H. C ... f the civil war. Historians such as Maurice Dobb, E. H. Carr, and Stephen Cohen -- have interpreted war communism as a short-term expedient imposed on the Bolsheviks by the emergency demands of civil ...

(4 pages) 83 1 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Russian Revolution

be done. These policies seemed infallible when written down, but often time hindered the country toward the goal of socialism.The revolution was a success and the Bolsheviks finally won the Civil War ... decade. To the leaders dismay the economy and the society were in shambles. The past few years of "War Communism" or total war ideology took everything away from the country. Citizens were made to gi ...

(10 pages) 60 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Compare and contrast the economic policies of Lenin and Stalin and evaluate their success.

e world. However, comparing their strategies, one finds that Stalin moved away from Lenin's ideals, War Communism and his New Economic Policies (NEP).In order to evaluate the success, or to some exten ... onomy was taken over, on the behalf of the people, by the government. This represented a big step towards communism because the country was now in a period of socialism, a transitional phase between t ...

(7 pages) 109 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Explain how Russia and the Soviet Union modernized from 1917 to 1945

ine modernization in one country and with an unprecedented speed was pursued. The initial policy of War Communism proved hopeless in regards to modernization, the NEP proved more successful however, i ... rmoil, and a situation that would prove to be very difficult to alleviate. With the impending civil war, even Lenin admitted, "there was no coherent economic policy." The policy of war Communism and g ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Why did Lenin and Trotsky win the Russian civil war?

oints of essay; (for revision purposes)1. Trotsky and the red army2. Weakness of the White armies3. War Communism4. Attitude of the peasants5. Propaganda6. Red terror- Cheka7. Allied WithdrawalJuring ... titude of the peasants5. Propaganda6. Red terror- Cheka7. Allied WithdrawalJuring the Russian civil war Leon Trotsky played a major role. He was commander and chief of the red army, which fought on th ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lenin a realist?

revolt and being overthrown. But I believe this was true because he was a realist and had seen what War communism had done and he knew he was unlikely to succeed unless the country saw some serious ec ... another. They had torn the economy to shreds and the country was starving. Lenin, during the civil war between the Reds and the whites, introduced War communism which aimed to feed and supply the Red ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Describe the social changes under the Bolsheviks before 1924.

ted erasure, most of the truth behind the events which prompted the Revolution, continued the Civil War and ended policies like War Communism. However, it is imperative to examine the social reverbera ... of three centuries, then bypassed the Provisional Government and successfully withdrew from a world war. The agrarian country's production in food had decreased by half and the industry was only one f ...

(8 pages) 23 0 1.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How have the Yakuza and the Triads been permitted to flourish?

political upheavals in China during the last century in the forms of the end of imperialism, civil war, communism and the new economic emergence, the lack of uniform acceptance in China is accentuate ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2007

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

RED ARMY VICTORY IN THE CIVIL WAR.

Assess the view that the Red Army's victory in the Civil War was responsible for the establishment of power by 1924Whether the Red Army's role in the Civil W ... e Red Army but the social and economic policies adopted by the Party such as Lenin's first decrees, War Communism and NEP that led to the establishment of power. Additionally, the establishment of CHE ... nd the Party, which was essential in establishing power by 1924.The Red army's victory in the Civil War was vital for the success of the Bolsheviks as a failed campaign would have ousted Lenin and his ...

(2 pages) 495 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Access the view that the Red Army's victory led to the establishment of Bolshevik power by 1924.

Assess the view that the Red Army's victory in the Civil War was responsible for the establishment of Bolshevik power by 1924.Why the reds won:Much credit mu ... go to Trotsky who, despite the criticism aimed at him over the Czech Legion issue, was a brilliant War Commissar. Untrained in military matters, Trotsky seemed to be a natural leader of men. His beli ... their campaign when the Allies withdrew from Russia after November 11th 1918. With the end of World War One, the Allies were much cooler in their dealings with the White leaders. Reports reached Londo ...

(10 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

To what extent did collectivization and industrialization change Soviet society by the end of the 1930's?

he New Economic Policy was abandoned, collectivization was in part returning back to the methods of War Communism and was “a kind of coup d’etat against the peasantry,” - Cohen. The res ... time decline in living standards known in recorded history,” – Alec Nove.Russia was a backward nation and to address this issue, Stalin actively promoted industrialization. Stalin famously a ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Communist Ideology in The Bolshevik Party from 1917-1934

om Marxist thought; the NEP, collectivisation and industrialisation, Lenin’s first decrees and War Communism still followed the main principles that were administered by Marx and Engels in 1850. ... asis of Lenin’s policies between 1917 – 1921 and later Stalin’s policies from 1929 onwards clearly encompassed the notion that Marx advocated in the Communist Manifesto of 1848. However ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Assess the view that the Red Army's victory in the Civil War was responsible for the establishment of power by 1924

Assess the view that the Red Army’s victory in the Civil War was responsible for the establishment of power by 1924Whether the Red Army’s role in the Ci ... Army but the social and economic policies adopted by the Party such as Lenin’s first decrees, War Communism and NEP that led to the establishment of power. Additionally, the establishment of CHE ... e Party, which was essential in establishing power by 1924.The Red army’s victory in the Civil War was vital for the success of the Bolsheviks as a failed campaign would have ousted Lenin and his ...

(2 pages) 15 1 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Explain how Russia and the Soviet Union modernised from the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 until 1941.

olution in 1917 until 1941.In 1917, as the political system of Russia was in turmoil, four years of war severely destabilised the Russian economy. Disruptions within the economy occurred due to the me ... ccurred due to the men on the battlefield, the loans the Russian government were taking to fund the war and the new policies introduced by the Provisional Government. In 1916 (figures not available fo ...

(2 pages) 14 1 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Centrally Planned Economies And Free Market Economies Economics Essay

nion af ter the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917. Vladimir Lenin established two economic plans called "War Communism and New Economic Policy. War Communism, which ran 1918-1920, was trying to remove the ... roduction, control, and conf iscation peasant cultures f or distribution. The collapse of Communism War has simultaneously with the establishment of a planning committee called Gosplan. The role of Go ...

(9 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies