Totalitarianism Unit 2012-2013 - Lesson 6 - Lenin Consolidates Power

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L6: Lenin Consolidates Power: The Russian Civil WarAgendaObjective: To understand…1.How the Bolsheviks used the civil war to consolidate power both pragmatically and ideologically.Schedule: 1.Introduction2.Group Work3.DiscussionHomework1.Work on writing portfolio and first prewriting check in.
The USSRIn October 1917, following the storming of the Winter Palace, Lenin was named the head of the new Bolshevik government in Russia.Russia was renamed the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.Lenin and the Bolsheviks now had the challenging of building a new government in the face of considerable opposition.
Russian Civil WarThe Bolsheviks faced considerable opposition from a variety of groups who opposed their potential rule.This erupted into a full-scale civil war.Russian Civil War– 1918-1921Fighting between the Red Army and the White Army Red Army: Pro-Bolshevik forces White Army: Anti-Bolshevik forces made up of a variety of political and social groups
The Bolsheviks Try to Secure Victory in the Civil War

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