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Transcript of Vladimir Lenin
Pain before Power.
Rise to Power
Founder and first leader of the USSR
Vladimir Lenin's father was Llya Nikosayevish Ulyanov
Vladimir Lenin's mother was Maria Alexandrovna
4 out of 5 of Vladimir Lenin's sibling joined the revolutionary struggle
His other sibling died at age 19
High Class Education
Vladimir Lenin's family was very educated and Vladimir Lenin excelled in school
Jail and Exile
After school he went to a university to study law
He was exposed to radical thinking at the university and got expelled because of his radical beliefs. He still graduated as an outside student
1895- Vladimir Lenin exiled to Siberia with other revolutionists.
His Original Name was Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.
Lenin was also locked up in prison for one year.
Off to Europe
In 1900 his exile ended and he moved to Europe.
In Europe he continued his revolutionist activity against Russia.
He also wrote a pamphlet about his views that was eventually published.
Bolsheviks vs. Mensheviks
Strong supporters of military force and intervention.
Vladimir Lenin was a major contributor to this political group.
More supportive of socialistic way of ruling through monarchy.
Ruled by the Czars.
Return to Russia
In 1905 the outbreak of the Russian revolution compelled Lenin to return to Russia.
There were a variety of different strikes through Russia, but the conflict was resolved when Nicholas II promised a reform.
The czar went back on his word after all signs of the revolution was demolished, and Vladimir Lenin was sent back into exile.
When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade
In 1917 Lenin returned to Russia, once more, with the Germans behind him.
Goal was to overthrow the provincial government that was controlling the entire Russian state.
Vladimir Lenin was the leader of the October Revolution which was followed by three years of civil war.
Lenin was merciless to his countrymen who opposed his ideas and was ignorant to their sufferings and hurts.
In addition to his dark ways of enforcing his ideas, he also was passionate in what he believed in.
A changed Government
In 1917, Vladimir Lenin seized control and soon after became the first dictator of Russia.
He was responsible for the coming of Russia's communist state . Also known as the United Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR).
Last years of power
One of the last thigs that Vladimir Lenin did as leader was make a new economic policy that allowed a measure of private Enterprise
This policy continued until several years after he died
In the end
There was an assassination attempt on Vladimir lenin in 1918
He was shot twice, once at the base of the neck, and another around the shoulder, he barely survived
He had long term health effects from his wounds
In his final years he was concerned about the increasing power of Joseph Stalin
In 1922 he suffered a stroke that he never fully recovered from and died two years later in 1924
The people put his corpse on display in the mausoleum of Moscow's Red Square
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