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POS 202D Extra - November 18th 2007 Comparative Politics The Rise and fall of the Soviet Union The Rise and fall of the Soviet Union Volume Two

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November 18 th , 2007 Comparative Politics The Rise and fall of the Soviet Union The Rise and fall of the Soviet Union Volume Two started off four years after the United States exploded their first atomic bomb, the Soviet Union continued. Stalin, the Soviet Union’s leader, wanted the nation to become as modern as the West without the aspect of a free-market economy. In contrast to the United Stated, the government of the Soviet Union controlled most of the industries. Also college students in the Soviet Union were required to work three days in a farm or factory so that they would still be connected to the working class in addition to their rigorous academic schedule. The Goon is somewhat equivalent to a shopping mall. Producers used the abacus as an adding machine. No machines such as a register were used or even known to the people. Also people, or customers, were not allowed to tip their waiters at restaurants. This practice was implemented because they felt tipping created a division in classes. Waiters did not approve of this at all. Career in the military meant a more advance life. They had better pay and had the most opportunity to progress in life. Stalin died in 1953. The main religion in the Soviet Union was the Orthodox Russian Christianity. Catholicism was a distant second where it was practiced in Lithuania. Spiritual leaders
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course POS 202 taught by Professor Jamison during the Fall '07 term at St. Thomas FL.

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POS 202D Extra - November 18th 2007 Comparative Politics The Rise and fall of the Soviet Union The Rise and fall of the Soviet Union Volume Two

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