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Vladimir Lenin

Gonzales Mrs. Wilson Pre AP English 1 21 April 2012 Vladimir Lenin Vladimir Lenin, also known as Vladimir Lllych Ulyanov was a strong believer in equalism (Trueman 1).”Vladimir Lenin founded the Russian Communist Party, led the Bolshevik Revolution, and was the architect of the Soviet state ”(“Vladimir Lenin” 1). In a book titled Animal Farm by George Orwell there is a character named Old Major who resembles Vladimir Lenin. Vladimir Lenin was one of the first to encourage the idea of the rebellion...

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Vladimir Lenin

Lenin was the leader of the Bolshevik (meaning Majority) faction of the Russian Social and Democratic Labour Party and took power in the October Revolution of 1917. He was born in the city of Simbirsk in 1870 and studied Law at Kazan' university, where he was introduced to Marxist literature. His brother Alexandr was involved in a plot to assassinate Tsar Alexandr III and executed. He spent some time in internal exile in Siberia before being exiled from Russia. It was in London that he formed...

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Vladimir Lenin; Contemporary Prince

leader capable of taking power and controlling it in such a form as Machiavelli prescribed it. Vladimir Ilich Lenin was this man, he became the first leader of one of the most Machiavellian governments ever in existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Lenin represented the key principles of the Machiavellian idea. When the Communist government finally started to function properly, Lenin managed to be both loved and feared as the head of the new state. Furthermore, he also managed to...

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Significance of Vladimir Lenin

showing what the world would be like if he had not been there. If Vladimir Lenin had not been born, there would be no Cold War, no Soviet Union and Russia might still be ruled by a Tsar. However, Lenin was not simply a catalyst in the many changes Russia faced; he was a most volatile reactant in the chemistry of Russian and world politics. Breaking the barrier between attaining both economic success and political achievement, Vladimir Lenin almost singlehandedly ended the Tsardom and brought the socialist...

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Vladimir Lenin: A Catalyst for Change

Vladimir Lenin: A Catalyst for Revolution In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, revolutionary Vladimir Lenin was the driving force behind Russian Marxism, reformation and organization of the working class, and the political catalyst behind the Revolution of 1905. During this time period, the new Russian working class had left the countryside for urban factories. Workers revolted against Tsarist oppression and participated in illegal strikes. Lenin organized workers under the Social Democratic...

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Vladimir Lenin - Revolutionary Momentum

In April 1917, a month after the Romanov Dynasty in Russia effectively ended with the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, Vladimir Ilich Lenin returned to Russia from exile with a formidable revolutionary mentality. The Tsar’s abdication prompted a period of dual power between select members of the defunct fourth Duma, now termed the Provisional Government, and the newly formed Petrograd Soviet. This arrangement offered a sense of political stability, a stability that was detrimental to Lenin’s quest...

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The Life and Impact of Vladimir Lenin Essay

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin was an impactful political leader in Russia during the twentieth century. He was a famous figure and left a huge impact on the Russian/Soviet Union Empire for many decades to follow. What he may be known for best, Lenin created and brought up the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics along with helping with the introduction of communism. He applied that communism concept to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics government that he was running. As the political leader in the Union...

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Lenin

Times of Vladimir Lenin The Russian Revolution, we know how it began, why it began, and the outcome of it. We know that without it Russia would have not become to powerhouse that it was during World War II and beyond (and without it might have been completely taken over by the Nazis). However, unlike the French Revolution which had no clear leader or originator of the revolution at the very beginning of Russia’s toppling of the monarchy and rise of Communism was one man: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. ...

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Assess the role of Lenin in the Bolshevik consolidation of power

Assess the role of Lenin in the Bolshevik consolidation of power from 1917 to 1924. Lenin’s contribution to the Bolshevik Party was an essential factor in their consolidation of power during 1917-1924, however; Lenin’s role was not the only factor contributing to their success. The Bolsheviks were regarded as a “minor feature of Russian political life” and it was not until Lenin’s return to Russia that the party became a key player. It can be seen that Lenin played a pivotal role in the consolidation...

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How Far Was Lenin Responsible For The Bolsheviks Growing Hold On Power In The Years 1917

How far was Lenin responsible for the Bolsheviks’ growing hold on power in the years 1917-1924? In 1917, the Bolsheviks gained power of Russia and were able to hold onto this growing power until 1924 and later. There are several factors that could be considered to be the reason as to why they were able to seize control. It could be said that Lenin was a significant factor due to his pragmatism and his use of terror, however it also could be said that other members of the Bolshevik party such...

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