The Transformation of Russia (2/14/13)
Topics: Marxism, Communism / Pages: 4 (837 words) / Published: Apr 24th, 2013

Between 1800 and 1939 Russia underwent through a severe regime change. The people of Russia were in a state of great economic disparity, and the lower class faced hunger, poverty, etc. The lower class had very little of the grain, land, and fiscal control that was available in Russia, such pretext of large income disparity gaps and unbalanced control of GDP were the pre-requisites se in place for the takeover of socialism. And such is what happened. Within this time period Russia went through a proletariat revolution of communism aiming have the workers of the world unite and free themselves from capitalist oppression to create a world run by and for the working class. However even though they underwent this major social-economic change, conditions in Russia stayed around the same. We still saw that Russia was under leadership of a Totalitarian authority. And maintained the same economic conditions where the consumer-based market never developed and the population was largely rural and the economy was agricultural based.

Between 1800 and 1939 Russia progressed towards an economic system of government owned business and redistribution, known as communism. Prior to Russia developing into communism they were a capitalist state. The last time we see a non communist state in Russia before 1939 would be under Czar Nicholas II. Previous social conditioning in Russia led to popular beliefs among the peasantry that the land belongs to the farmers, or at least it should. However, a small number of the peasantry had owned any land at all. And they also had other reasons to hold feelings of discontent. The Russian working conditions were simply atrocious. Workers saw work jour of 12, 14, and 16 hours long. And the factories which they worked on were overcrowded and were obvious dangers to their long-term and immediate health. And for all of the hardship faced workers would see dismal pay, barely enough to supply for their family. However, what led Russia past the threshold

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