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28 terms

English Ex 9 Russian Revolution and Animal Farm

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Totalitarian
government controlled by one party and maintained by political suppression
Proletariat
the working class
Communism
communal sharing of goods and services in a classless society; Karl Marx idea
Imperialism
the creation, maintenance, or extension of an empire, all controlled by a central government
Revolution
overthrow and replacement of a government or a ppolitiical system by those governed; replacement of a gernment by the governed
Ideology
ideas of characteristics of an individual or group whose influence shapes the procedures of others
Democracy
political power resides in all the people
Allies
friendly association
Repression
restraint; control
Oppression
cruel, unjust treatment, tyranny
Subversion
overthrow from the foundations, destroy utterly; undermine totally
Socialism
public collective ownership; aim is for use rather than profit; assuring each member of society an equitable share
Capitalism
an economic system in which the means of production and distrubution are privately owned and operated for private profit
Rebellion
organized resistance to a lawful government or autority
Comrade
a fellow member or friend
Republic
a state in which the sovereignty resides in the people
Bourgeois
a person belonging to the middle class
Karl Marx
father of communism
Joseph Stalin
leader of Russia, ruled during the Reign of Terror and through Russian Industrial Revolution; took control of the means of production
Lenin
father of socialism
Trotsky
Stalin's opponent; assassinated while in Mexico
George Orwell
aka Eric Blair: wrote Animal Farm, made a statement about political/social conditions of humanity
Axis Powers
Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary, Romania
Allied Powers
England, Russia, France, United States
Russian Revolution
Overthrow the hereditary rule of the Russian Czar (1905)
Dictator
omnipotent ruler
Tyrant
oppressor, cruel ruler
Dictatorship
politcal area ruled by an all powerful leader