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Stalin’s Russian Revolution Key Terms · Stalinism · “Socialism in One Country” · Five Year Plan/Command Economy · Collectivization · Great Purges/Show Trials · Gulag · Totalitarianism · De-Stalinization · Khruschev’s Secret Speech · Alexander Solzhenitsyn ( Day in the Life & Gulag Archipelago ) I. Stalinism in the Soviet Union: Origins and Definition, 1928-1956 Lenin softened up a little after a while with his New Economic Policy of letting some people own some private enterprises Lenin died in 1924, and a power struggle emerged between Criticizing Lenin is to criticize the basic legitimacy of the Soviet state, whereas Stalin can be criticized for his pursuit of a personal dictatorship The Rise of Joseph Stalin (1879-1953) After Lenin: “Permanent Revolution” ( Leon Trotsky ) vs. “Socialism in One Country” (Stalin) o Trotsky was a tough ruler as the head of the Red Army but also an intellectual
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course HIST 152 taught by Professor Hunt during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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