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SOVIET LEADERS: LEON TROTSKY

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Under the surface in detail
SOVIET LEADERS: LEON TROTSKY
EARLY LIFE
Trotsky was born on October 25, 1879 to Jewish farmers in Yanoivoka near Ukraine and was named Leon Bronstein (Grossman, 1)
Trotsky was known to be more left-winged politically at an early age (1).
BEFORE REVOLUTION
Trotsky was exiled into Siberia for for participating in activities that were a threat to the Ramanov Dynasty (1).
He would later escape to after four years in Siberia into the name of Leon Trotsky instead of his real name of Leon Bronstein (1).
Trotsky found work as part of the Russian underground and became a prominent figure (1).
After Revolution
Became foreign commissar, held peace talks with Germans, turned the conference into propaganda forum (Daniels 2)
Trotsky then resigned, becoming war commissar, and recreated the Red Army, used to fight against the Anti-Communists (2)
Then focused on economics in the U.S.S.R. and was second in line after Lenin ("Prominent Russians: Leon Trotsky")
Russia is too cold...
EXILE AND DEATH
Citations
Sent on an exile to Central Asia then to France, Norway and Later Mexico (Daniels 3)
Murdered by Ramon Mercader, a trusted Spanish Communist, with an ice pick (3).

TROTSKY AND STALIN
Animal Farm vs. Trotsky
Acts against Party by saying that it was violating democracy in the party and was wasting money Reform was promised
Stalin won leadership, Party criticizes Trotsky and expels him.. Trotsky works with Zinoviev and Kamenev , once enemies (Daniels 3)
Participation in the Revolution
When the revolution started, Trotsky was on a boat heading to Russia but detained in Canada but once he arrived, he organized a propaganda sheet, "Forward" to support the Bolsheviks ( Grossman, 1).
Works Cited
Cartoon. Webshots. noisyroom. 07 Aug. 2008. Web. 23 Sept. 2013.
Daniels, Robert "Leon Trotsky (Russian Revolutionary)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, 2013. Web. 18 Sept. 2013.
"Dead Trotsky." Photograph. Webshots. nuttyhistory, n.d. Web. September 23, 2013
Grossman, Mark. "Encyclopedia of the Interwar Years: From 1919 to 1939." Facts on File, Facts on File Inc., Web. 17 Sept. 2013.
Halas and Batchelor. " Snowball Plans Windmill, scene from the1954 animated film of Animal Farm". Cartoon. Webshots. Bridgemanart. 1954. Web. September 28, 2013.
"Jail-Prison." Photography. Webshots. Williams Institute of Law UCLA. January 2012. Web. September 28, 2013.
Karesh, Sara E., and Mitchell. “Trotsky, Leon.” Encyclopedia of Judaism, Encyclopedia of World Religions. New York: Facts on File Inc., 2006. Modern World History Online. Facts on File Inc. Web. September 18th, 2013.
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"Leon Trotsky Directing His Soldiers". Photograph. Webshots. corbismotion. n.d. Web. September 23, 2013.
"Lev Trotsky." Photograph. Webshots. wikipedia. n.d. Web. September 23, 2013.
"Mug shot from Russian Secret Police Files." Photograph. Webshots. Marxist.org. n.d. Web. September 28, 2013.
Nayer. "Leon Trotsky". Cartoon. Webshots. toonpool, December 11, 2009. Web. September 23, 2013.
"Portrait of lev Borisovich Kamenev." Photograph. Webshots. cobrisimages. n.d. Web. September 23,2013.
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"Reprint of an Old Soviet Russian Propaganda Poster." Drawing. Webshots. Zazzle. n.d. September 28, 2013.
Segal, Ronald. Leon Trotsky, A Biography. New York: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1979. Print.
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Similar to Trotsky, Snowball attempted to set up many committees for the animals on Animal Farm ( Orwell, 23).
Snowball and Napoleon opposed each other through debates similar to Trotsky opposing Stalin (23).
Trotsky was eventually exiled from Russia similar to how Snowball was chased away from Animal Farm (39).
AND MORE....
(Nayer)
("Dead Trotsky")
("Leon Trotsky Directing his Soldiers")
("Portrait of Lev Borisvich Kamenev")
("Zinoviev")
("Lev Trotsky")
(Halas and Batchlors)
("Mug shot from secret files of Russian Police")
("Jail-Prison")
("Reprint of Soviet Russian Propaganda Poster")
Question Uno
What was Trotsky's real given name?
Leon Bronstein
Question Dos
Where was Trotsky exiled to before the revolution?
Serbia
QUESTION TIME
ARE YOU READY?

HERE WE GO...!
QUESTION TRES (2pts)
What name did he use to escape Serbia?
LEON TROTSKY
( C'mon you should 've known that)
Question 4 (two points)


Where was Trotsky when the revolution started?
On his way to Russia (Canada)
Question 5

Question 6
Which Animal Farm character does Trotsky resemble the most? (Hint: he's a pig)
Who does Trotsky work with After the revolution against the Party?
Zinoviev and Kamenev
Snowball (Kinda obvious right?)
Question 7
Who's written works did Trotsky read at an early age?
What was Trotsky put in charge of after the revolution specifically concerning the military?
Question 8
Karl Marx ( Hurray for Communism!!!)
Commissar of War (create Red Army)
Question 9

Who killed Trotsky?
Ramon Mercader
Question 10
Name3 relations of Animal Farm to Trotsky
Answers may vary
BONUS


*DRUM ROLL*
What was the name of the person who took over after Lenin died and what was his similar character in Animal Farm?
STALIN!!!!!
NAPOLEON!!!!!
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