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World History Final Ch. 14-15

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Lenin
major leader of the Bolsheviks, engaging personality, ruthless leader, excellent organizer, father of revolutionary, before Stalin
Rasputin
noble man, claimed to have healing powers that could heal anyone
soviets
local councils of peasants, workers, etc
Stalin
communist dictator, harsh, ruthless, Lenin saw him as threat, Stalin was in total command of gov, killed opponent Trotsky to become dictator.
totalitarianism
government that has total power over everything, public and private life
Great Purge
Stalin launched campaign of terror directed at eliminating anyone that threatened his power.
5 year plan
Stalins development of Soviet economy
Mao Zedong
Communist revolutionary leader of China
Jiang Jieshi
nationalist leader of China. feared communists followed Soviets beliefs, Jiang promised democracy and gov become slowly less democratic and more corrupt.
Long March
thousand mile journey of communists fleeing from Jiang and the Nationalists
Ghandi
religious approach to violence, used non-agression and attracted many people because of this. Lead Salt March by using peace
Great Depression
economic fall that followed US collapse of economy/stock market... 1929
Fascism
Political movement that promotes nationalism, denial of individual rights. Hitler and Mussolini used this form of Communism.
Mussolini
Italian dictator, founded Fascist gov, harsh dictator
Adolf Hitler
Facist political leader formed Nazi Party, only believed that Aryan race could exist. He executed 6 million Jews and 11 million people in total, wrote Mein Kempf
Weinmar Republic
republic established in Germany
Isolationism
policy of avoiding political or military involvement with other countries