Essays Tagged: "Vladimir Lenin"

Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

rise of power in the Marxist-inspired Bolsheviks in Russia along with the consolidation of power by Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, the word communism came to mean a totalitarian system controlled b ... causes of the 1991 breakup.The person who started the whole transition into a communist empire was Vladimir Lenin. He felt that the working class was not capable of starting this revolution on their ...

(6 pages) 229 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Description of what went on during the Russian Civil War

Russian Congress of Soviets met and handed over power to the Soviet Council of People's Commissars. Vladimir Lenin was elected chairman and other appointments included leading Bolsheviks such as Leon ... npopular. The main resistance came from Nestor Makhno, the leader of an Anarchist army in the area. Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko led the Red Army and gradually pro-Bolsheviks took control of the Ukraine. ...

(3 pages) 37 0 2.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This is just a general essay on Vladimir Lenin, his life before and after communism.

Vladimir LeninVladimir Ilich Lenin was a Russian revolutionary leader and theorist, who presided ove ... st in the Soviet government until he died in 1924. Then that's when Joseph Stalin got all the power.Vladimir Lenin was not born named Vladimir Lenin. He was born named Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov. His birt ...

(14 pages) 93 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Joseph Stalin's positive influence on the USSR.

s an undeveloped and political weak country that wanted change. During the suffering of World War 1 Vladimir Lenin stepped up and tried to change this. Lenin, preaching the words of Karl Marx, promise ... alin escaped from Siberia and went back to Tifils where who joined the Bolsheviks, which was run by Vladimir Lenin. Many revolts and revolutions aroused after Russia lost to Japan. This is when Stalin ...

(9 pages) 117 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why did Stalin win the struggle for power, 1924-1929?

In 1922 the leader of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union (CPSU), Vladimir Lenin, appointed Joseph Stalin as the General Secretary of the CPSU, which was a job that a ...

(6 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Versailles System was doomed to failure as long as the Soviet Union and the United States did not participate.

row Wilson, and the USSR- the newly revolutionised, newly Communist Russia, under the leadership of Vladimir Lenin.It was decided by the European states that had been affected by the war that Germany ... st contact that Russia would have with them for some time.The new policies implemented in Russia by Vladimir Lenin were drastically different to anything seen before in Europe. The policy of War Commu ...

(13 pages) 71 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Communist Manifesto (By: Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels)

hich compelled them to write a book on their ideology/theory of communism, The Communist Manifesto. Vladimir Lenin was a revolutionist and politician who was greatly influenced by the book. After he t ...

(5 pages) 156 0 1.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Bolshevik Revolution

f the Bolsheviks had attempted to revolt any later, they would have failed. Leon Trotsky and Vladimir Lenin lead the Bolshevik's to victory on the night of November 7, 1917. Their attack was an ...

(6 pages) 87 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Communism Under Lenin & Stalin

communism had been passed on. Russian communism was spread through its two most prominent leaders, Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin. In order to understand why these two leaders where important figur ... ommunism growing in Russia, we must first dissect how communism was under each of their rule.Before Vladimir Lenin had ever taken power he wrote books expressing his political ideologies and how Russi ...

(9 pages) 65 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The contributing factors that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union [USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)]

iggered the second main factor, the mistakes of the party leaders in their attempts to make changes.Vladimir Lenin was the man who led the Bolsheviks (the All-Russian Communist Party) during the early ...

(7 pages) 69 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Joseph Stalin.

nion. Stalin became general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party in 1922; following the death of Vladimir Lenin, he prevailed over Leon Trotsky in a power struggle during the 1920s and fully consol ...

(13 pages) 62 0 4.2 Sep/2005

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

How and why did Bolsheviks seize power in Russia in 1917?

The Bolsheviks were a fraction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. Their leader was Vladimir Lenin. In October 1917 he lead Bolsheviks to a triumph in the Russian Revolution. From now ... le to introduce such reforms. It was a perfect opportunity for a very talented social leader called Vladimir Lenin and his party to take power in Russia.In the beginning of 1917 Bolshevik Party posses ...

(3 pages) 44 1 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Revolution Throughout the Cold War

n, molded and then finally brought an end to the Cold War. In 1917, the Bolshevik Revolution forced Vladimir Lenin, the new communist leader, to withdraw from the World War I on the side of the Wester ...

(10 pages) 63 0 0.0 Feb/2006

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

This is an essay about Russian revolutionary leaders

e point. They were the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party until a dispute arose in 1905 between Vladimir Lenin and Jules Martov, two of the party leaders. Lenin argued for a small party of profess ... ation, the Bolsheviks followed one leader, the name that is synonymous with the Russian Revolution, Vladimir Lenin. Lenin was a man that while unimpressive in stature, held the attention of everyone w ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why did the USSR collapse after 72 years?

officially established after the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the end of the Civil War in 1922 by Vladimir Lenin, finally came to its collapse in 1991 at the leave of the former Warsaw Pact Eastern ...

(4 pages) 50 0 1.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Long View of 100 Years: The Centennial Celebration of Longview, Texas

In Russia, Krushchev and his officials were celebrating the hundredth anniversary of Vladimir Lenin's birth. Troops were being stationed across New England to prevent violence as the Bl ...

(12 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


Marxism; it is therefore a branch of Marxism. Leninism was developed mainly by the Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin, and it was also put into practice by him after the October Revolution. The term "Len ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Bolshevik seizure of Power in 1917

Provincial Government; their decision to stay in World War I, their decision to allow the return of Vladimir Lenin, and their decision to arm the Bolsheviks in the Kornilov revolt.The fateful decision ... ople of Russia yearned.The Provincial Government contributed to their eventual downfall by allowing Vladimir Lenin back in St. Petersburg. The Russian government at the time made a deal with Germany t ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2006

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

Why were the Bolsheviks successful in October 1917?

IntroductionThe October Revolution was led by the Bolsheviks under the leadership of Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky and marked the first officially Communist revolution of the twentiet ... uccess was also result of a matter of timing, and environment (as the Soviet winter was approaching)Vladimir Lenin, instructions issued to the Bolsheviks on 24th October, 1917.* "The situation is crit ...

(7 pages) 47 0 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was the success of the Bolshevik Revolution because of their power and skills or the weakness of the Provisional Government?

state. This revolution, the first Marxist communist revolution of the twentieth century, was led by Vladimir Lenin and the Bolshevik party. The Bolshevik Revolution was caused by the initial weaknesse ... eds of all different classes and types of people, which contributed to their success and popularity.Vladimir Ilyich Lenin played a huge role in the Revolution and the driving force. He was deeply infl ...

(4 pages) 28 0 1.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History