They both worked hard to get to what they were back in the time of their rule.They both committed endless crimes against humanity, but they accomplished most of what they did with incredible military might and willpower.- Stalin 's Legacy Josef Stalin is a name world renowned for invoking terror at the very thought of his dictatorial reign, purges and labour camps; yet still almost half of Russians see him as one of their greatest leaders.
A combination of Stalin 's long term effect on Russia through modernization, collectivization and improvement to social services, as well expansive use of propaganda to gain a 'cult of personality ' have continued to effect the Soviet Union to this day in the running of their country....
[tags: Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, Red Army] - Joseph Stalin is known to be “one of the most powerful and murderous dictators in history” (uk).
[tags: Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, Genocide, Holodomor] - Iosef Vissarionovich Djugashvili was born on 18 December 1878, in the poor town of Gori, Georgia, then an appendage of the Russian Empire.
Josef Stalin, as he later named himself, was the son of Besarion Jughashvili and Ketevan Geladze, a working-class family, and was frequently beaten by his alcoholic father.
[tags: Literary Analysis, Lucifer, Stalin, Communism] - 1.0 Introduction This essay investigates to what extent Josef Stalin’s personal and political worldviews shape and reflect his application of Communism.
By examining the people that surrounded Stalin at a young age, the places where he grew up and went to school, the ideas that he latched on to, and the people and theories he believed in, his basic personality can be determined.Today, when one thinks about Marx’s philosophy, he is often tied as an enemy to Capitalism due to his ties to Communism.Although he did layout the foundry to Communism as we know it, he never saw it to be how it is today.As Mao was born into a middle-class peasant family, he knew of hardship and constant dissatisfaction with the government.He became concerned with the future of his country after the failure of the 1911 revolution, and after much reading of western works, was convinced the only way to bring change to China was through military practices; that “all power grows out from the barrel of a gun.” His ideology was based on and formed mostly around Marxism-Leninism, as was Stalin’s, therefore both believed that the huge numbers of work...Depending on the culture and the time period, there has been representation of the devil that has resulted today in a complex history of this character throughout literary works.There has even been a demonic hierarchy that has come to be, where sometime Satan and Lucifer can be two distinct characters.[tags: Politics, Mao, Stalin] - Marxism was defined by a man named Karl Marx and his associate Fredrich Engels.Basically, Marxism is defined as a conflict theory, as Marx said that society is separated by a conflict between the rich and the poor.Most of them spread terror by harsh rulings and brutal demands. It is no mystery that Stalin’s brutal totalitarian regime costed the lives of millions of Soviet citizens.While dictators may not have been very leaders persay. It is estimated that between 19, over one million Soviet citizens were executed, six million were deported to special settlements, 16 to 17 million were imprisoned in forced labor, and three to five million starved to death (131-132).