World History - Chapter 30 - Russia
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In Marxist theory, the group of worker who would overthrow the Czar and come to
The name came from the writings of Carl Marx. He used the word to describe a classless society.
A group of revolutionary Russian Marxists who took control of Russia's government in November 1917.
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, who adopted the name Lenin, was a major leader of the
He was cold, hard and impersonal. He was the general secretary of the Communist Party and worked behind the scenes to move his supporters into positions of power.
A campaign of terror in the Soviet Union during the 1930s in which, Joseph Stalin sought to eliminate all communist party members and other citizens who threatened his power.
Government control over every aspect of public and private life.
Local councils consisting of workers, peasants, and soldiers
An economic system in which the government makes all economic decision.
The self-described holy man that claimed to have magical healing powers.
It is a temporary government.
Plans outlined by Joseph Stalin in 1928; the development of the Soviet Union's
A large government-controlled farm formed by combining many small farms
The Chinese Nationalist Party formed after the fall of Qing
The first leader of the Kuomintang
May Fourth Movement
When the news of the Treaty of Versailles reached China, the demonstrations spread to other cities and exploded into a national movement.
Headed the Kuomintang
Developed his own brand of communism based on Lenin's beliefs.
Laws passed in 1919 that allowed the British government and India to jail anti-British protesters without trial for as long as two years.
A hazardous 6,000 mile long journey that the Communist Party took
Killing by British troops of nearly 400 Indians gathered at Amritsar to protest the Rowlatt Acts.
Mohandes K. Ghandi
Leader of the Independence Movement. Ghandi's strategy for battling injustice evolved from his deeply religious approach.
The deliberate and public refusal to obey an unjust law
Ghandi and his followers walked 140 miles to the sea coast where they collected sea water to begin making their own salt by letting it evaporate.
A brilliant commander that successfully led Turkish nationalists in fighting back the Greeks and the British backers