Stalin made few contributions to communist (or, more specifically, marxist-leninist) theory, but the contributions he did make were accepted and upheld by all soviet political scientists during his rule. All soviet children under stalin's rule under joseph stalin, the main purpose of soviet education was to stalin and the soviet union. This video briefly documents joseph stalin's rise to power in the soviet union this video briefly documents joseph stalin's rise to power in the soviet union dying under stalin's soviet. Joseph stalin was a russian dictator in the 20th century he was responsible for leading the soviet union through world war ii and into the cold war with the united states. The industrialization and collectivization of the soviet union under the rule of joseph stalin.
List of leaders of the soviet union (end of communist rule) 26 december 1991 (end of the soviet union) following joseph stalin's consolidation of power in the. There is a school of thought that stalin was prepared to draw the wehrmacht deep into the soviet union, before dropping the entire weight of the far eastern army on it, as he did in the battle of moscow, combined with 2,000 t34 tanks. Joseph vissarionovich stalin [lower-alpha 1] (/ ˈ s t ɑː l ɪ n /  18 december 1878  - 5 march 1953) was the leader of the soviet union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Nevertheless, that post in the hands of stalin became symbolic and significant, for it was under stalin as supreme dictator that the soviet union, conceived as a multiple state of nationalities, achieved its greatest expansion, territorially and politically.
Joseph stalin was born iosif vissarionovich dzhugashvili in the village of gori, in the russian province of georgia, on dec 21, 1879 his father was a shoemaker with a penchant for drunkenness, who left gori when stalin was young to seek employment in the city of tiflis thus joseph's mother. What was it like to live in the ussr under stalin's rule what was life like for russians when the ussr collapsed what was life like in the ussr compared to life now under russian democracy. Joseph stalin (1878-1953) was the dictatorial leader of the soviet union for a quarter of a century, from the late 1920s until his death in 1953 stalin's mistrust of western governments, his insincere negotiations at the end of world war ii and his determination to expand soviet communism into.
The massacre was prompted by nkvd chief lavrentiy beria's proposal to execute all captive members of the polish officer corps, dated 5 march 1940, approved by the politburo of the communist party of the soviet union, including its leader, joseph stalin the number of victims is estimated at about 22,000. Stalin took over a soviet union that was a backwards industrial and political pygmy on the world's stage, and within a quarter century transformed her into a global superpower and the second greatest industrial giant on the planet, second only to the us. The guardian - back to home three portraits of the former soviet dictator joseph stalin are on display in the centre of donetsk, said how he regretted the break-up of the soviet union. Accomplishments of joseph stalin joseph stalin is a controversial figure in world history although the public opinion on joseph stalin is divided, we can't deny the role he played in making soviet union as one of the most powerful countries in the world. Life in the ussr marxism-leninism proclaimed the official ideology of the soviet union by joseph stalin, was based on karl marx's economic theory but included.
Stalin implemented a series of five-year plans to spur economic growth and transformation in the soviet union the first five-year plan focused on collectivizing agriculture and rapid. Joseph stalin was the leader and dictator of the soviet union, which was a communist country he made farmers in the soviet union change the way they farmed, then he tried to make the farmers work harder for the government - owned farms , for less money [2. The contributions he made were accepted and upheld by all soviet political scientists during his rule among stalin's contributions were his marxism and the national question, a work praised by lenin his trotskyism or leninism, which was a factor in the liquidation of trotskyism as an ideological trend within the cpsu(b. Lenin vs stalin lenin and stalin happen to be the most prominent and influential leaders of modern soviet union while stalin ruled for almost three decades and was the successor of lenin, it was lenin who remains the father figure and a creator of modern day communist ussr (which ended in 1990 though.
Joseph stalin, a georgian, by far led the ussr longer than any other man leonid brezhnev had the second longest reign a march 1919 photograph of stalin, lenin, and kalinin from the 8th congress of the russian communist party the soviet union was a world superpower that helped to shape and define. Stalin came to power when lenin died in 1924 by outmaneuvering his rivals to become the head of the communist party and then the dictator of the soviet union lenin was exiled in switzerland in 1912 when he appointed joseph stalin to serve for the bolshevik party on the first central committee. The soviet union was the first totalitarian state to establish itself after world war one in 1917, vladimir lenin seized power in the russian revolution, establishing a single-party dictatorship under the bolsheviks after suffering a series of strokes, lenin died on january 21, 1924, with no clear. Joseph stalin: joseph stalin, secretary-general of the communist party of the soviet union (1922-53) and premier of the soviet state (1941-53), who for a quarter of a century dictatorially ruled the soviet union and transformed it into a major world power.
Joseph vissarionovich stalin 1879 - 1953 was a georgian revolutionary, and dictator of the ussr (1928-1953) the soviet union, generally designated as the. In this lesson, we explore the brutal rule of joseph stalin in the soviet union, from 1928 to 1953 stalin radically transformed the economy of the. Joseph stalin had many ideas and accomplished many things as a leader he aimed to create a perfect communist state in russia he planned to transform the soviet union. Dbq 11: evaluating joseph stalin evaluate the rule of stalin in the soviet union, taking into consideration the changes made and the methods used 111.
For his part, joseph stalin deepened the estrangement between the united states and the soviet union when he asserted in 1946 that world war ii was an unavoidable and inevitable consequence of capitalist imperialism and implied that such a war might reoccur.