Midterm Review Table

Midterm Review Table - Armenia Perpetrators The Turkish...

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Armenia Soviet Terror Holocaust Perpetrators The Turkish, Young Turks, Ottoman Empire Stalin – the Boss -personal directives v. dizzy with success State and party cadres -class warfare; ideological militants Secret Police (GPU, NKVD) -security executive agencies Informers: denunciation -ordinary fellow travelers Hitler -Jews as enemy of Humanity – the Jews ultimate goals in the promiscuous bastardization of other peoples, the lowering of the racial level of the highest peoples” – Main Kempf 1924 -Prophecy – “Today I will once more be prophet: in a world war, the result will be the annihilation of the Jewish race in Europe” 0 January 30, 1939 speech to Parliament -Final solution of the Jewish Problem – “The world war is here, the destruction of the Jews must be the necessary consequences, Jews must pay for it by their own lives” – Dec. 12, 1914 speech to Nazi Leaders Victims Armenians 25-30million dead -“enemies of the people’ categories – designates several different groups Categorization of Victims -Peasants and workers – to secure state – 13m, 4m victims -Elites – personal motive of paranoid Stalin –
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4m -Nationalities – fear that the state will not survive the big divisions – fear of Nazis, then of cold war – 3-3.5m people Legacies Denial of Genocide by Turkey -hide deportations, massacres, war: Armerians’ Treason, chaos -Provocation Thesis – violence due to Armenian treason, killings as war casualties -distinction between government and society, responsibility of criminal elements De-Stalinization -denunciation of Stalin’s crimes -Khrushchev’s Secret Speech 1956 Veil of Secrecy -underground accounts Solzhenitsyn’s The Gulag Archipelago Post-Soviet 1991 Accountability -civic initiatives, e.g. memorial -archival investigations Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin -Continuity between Marx’s ideas through Lenin and then Stalin – Stalin looked at the world through categories informed by Marxist ideas -Marx formed much of his ideas in the mid- late 1800s – seen as the most influential political thinker of the modern age
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-Realpolitik – new modern state -Historical Revisionism – reinterpretatio n -Public Campaign Marxist Foundations -History As Science – discovery of historical laws, Progress of the human condition – history could be understood by a progression of certain laws, constantly moving forward -Historical Materialism – economic activity defines society, Human development due to economic advances – must understand that economic advances inform everything else -Transformation – the philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways – change the world to make it better Bystanders The Turkish Population -Compliance participation in “resettlement” actions -Motives for acquiescence – social separation, economic gain, religious duty, Ottoman Soviet Population The Police State -permanent surveillance of individuals -control of society: totalitarianism Psychology of Fear -fear, uncertainty as prevailing social
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