Joseph stalin was the general secretary of the communist party and the soviet union’s sole leader from 1924 until his death in 1953 one of the most controversial and enigmatic figures in russian history, he is still the subject of fierce discussions and assessments. Biography of joseph stalin• born on december 21, 1879• born in gori, georgia• died on march 5, 1953• died in moscow, russia total views 6,925 on slideshare 0 from embeds a dictator/totalitarian government the government had all the power• 3) one major achievement stalin is accredited for is winning the war against germany. Detailed, well-documented, and including many new details on the workings of the stalinist state, this powerful work encompasses the dictator’s brutal reign from his achievement of total power in 1929 to his death in 1953.
Once stalin gained power he enforced his power through several different methods, including fear, cult of personality, education and youth groups, propaganda, purges and force & compulsion. Stalin felt that there was a growing split in german circles about whether germany should initiate a war with the soviet union, though stalin was not aware of hitler's further military ambition  termination of the pact [ edit . He also took, or gave himself, other key positions that enabled him to amass total power in the party and soviet government stalin was known for his piercing eyes and terrifying stare, which he used to cow his opponents into submission during private discussions. J v stalin concerning questions of leninism (january 25, 1926) as the question of the ally of the proletariat in its struggle for power, is a derivative question is this thesis correct and an alliance with, the labouring and exploited masses of othee classes for the achievement of its aims on the contrary this power, the power of.
Although the military needs of the country drained away precious resources, and world war ii brought total destruction to several cities and death to many millions of citizens, the nation by the end of stalin's life had become an important industrial country in the world, second only to the united states. Thus, stalin was head of the committee that prepared the revolutionary seizure of power in petrograd and on the night of october 24, just before the decisive action began, when lenin arrived in the city, stalin was assigned personal leadership of the uprising. This is a video showcasing some of the things that were achieved during socialism in the union of soviet socialist republics mostly focusing on the stalin era because thats when most of the. 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.
10 major accomplishments of joseph stalin joseph stalin was a russian dictator that ruled the ussr with an iron hand from 1929, the year he became lenin’s successor, until his death in 1953. Essay about stalin's achievement of total power in the ussr why was stalin able to achieve total power in the ussr by the end of the 1920’s stalin’s rise to power was due to many different factors firstly, on lenin’s funeral day stalin had given the wrong date to trotsky which meant that trotsky never turned up. Stalin was always power hungry and controlling he saw his chance at surviving lenin after lenin had his disabling strokes and stepped in to take that control of and exercise power over a country. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Despotism is a way of ruling in which the leader has total, unchecked power joseph stalin purged the soviet union of all his opponents in order to rule the country through despotismhe didn’t have many friends.
Joseph stalin was born iosif vissarionovich dzhugashvili on december 21, 1879, in gori, georgia he was the only surviving son of vissarion dzhugashvili, a cobbler who first practiced his craft in a village shop but later in a shoe factory in the city stalin's father died in 1891 stalin's mother. Josef stalin ruled the early years of the soviet union with torture, show trials and vast numbers of executions yet today, many russians are willing to forgive this brutality they see him as a. Stalin was in the middle and had the power to manoeuvre from the left to the right depending on the benefits, which meant that stalin had used factionalism to achieve total power in the ussr another reason why stalin was able to achieve total power in the ussr in the 1920’s is that stalin got rid of all of his rivals leaving only him.
At face value this picture visually represents the mindset with which joseph stalin used to shape russia in the 1930’s the 1930’s were a busy time with mass construction in moscow and the introduction of the second 5 year plan. Negative impacts of stalin's rule 1)holodomo r the literal translation for holodomor in ukrainian is death by starvation holodomor , the man-made famine (from 1932 to 1933), killed up to 12 million russians in soviet ukraine. January 4, 1923: enin, in a postscript to his testament, warns the party to remove stalin from his position of power march 7, 1923: enin suffers final stroke, loses his powers of speech january 21, 1924: eath of lenin. Stalin and his stalinism: power and authority in the soviet union, 1930-1953 stalin and his stalinism: power and authority in the soviet union, 1930-1953 when the soviet union was declared to be socialist by stalin in 1936, the positive achievement of reaching a stage of history higher than the rest of the world was tempered by 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 soviet union, while also terrorizing its people. Joseph stalin was the dictator of the union of soviet socialist republics (ussr) check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts about his life. It is said that in august 1939, stalin attempted to form an anti-hitler alliance with the western powers - it is difficult to find out why this failed, but it did and so - in spite of his total mistrust of hitler - he changed his tack and formed a pact with him.