Power Struggle

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  • Power Struggle
    • Trotsky
      • Inherent weaknesses
        • Rich
        • Jewish
        • Arrogant
        • Urban
      • Failures
        • Mensheviks
          • Rejected Lenins Beliefs
        • Support of young communists rather than established
      • Successes
        • Red Army Support
    • Stalin
      • Inherent strengths
        • Peasant
        • Georgian
      • Successes
        • Support of higher party members
        • Backed Lenin
        • Power to advance positions due to bureaucratic positions
        • Not extreme left or right - central
        • Peoples Commissar forNationalities
          • Georgian
        • Liason Officer Poliburo & Orgburo
        • Head of Workers and Peasants Inspectorate
        • General Secretary of Bolshevik Party
        • Control of Party organisation and membership
    • Right Wing-  BUKHARIN, Tomsky and Rykov
    • Left Wing- TROTSKY, Zinoviev and Kamenev
    • Centre- STALIN
    • Socialism in one country VS Permanent revolution
      • Left Permanent Revolution TROTSKY
        • No socialist country could exist alone.
        • Revolution was not a single event but a permanentprocess spreading to world revolution
        • Stalin played it that Trotsky wanted to sacrifice Russia
          • Successes
            • Support of higher party members
            • Backed Lenin
            • Power to advance positions due to bureaucratic positions
            • Not extreme left or right - central
            • Peoples Commissar forNationalities
              • Liason Officer Poliburo & Orgburo
              • Head of Workers and Peasants Inspectorate
              • General Secretary of Bolshevik Party
              • Control of Party organisation and membership
        • Right Socialism in One Country STALIN
          • turning Russia into modern statedefending itself against internal & externalenemies.
          • Stalin seen as the great Russian patriot.
          • survival of the USSR a priority
          • Build a modern state in Russia
      • NEP - New Economic Policy
        • Right Tomsky, Bukharin and Rykov
          • Continue NEP
          • Selling Grain abroad pay for industrialization
        • Left Trotsky, Kamenev, Zinoviev
          • End NEP
          • wanted restrictions reimposed on peasants. Squeeze more grain out of the peasants to pay for Industrilisation
      • The Future of the revolution
        • LEFT Bureaucratic Degeneration
        • RIGHT Bonapartism
          • Argued Trotsky would become dictator
      • How Stalin Won
        • Round 1 Lenins Funeral
          • Round 2 Stalin refused for Lenins testament to be read out
            • Round 3 Trotsky attacked by right and STALIN (TRIUMVIRATE ) Trotsky criticises party for being too bureaucratic defeated as congress full of Stalin supporters
              • Round 4 Left destroys itself 1924 Zinoviev and Kamenev launch campaign against Trotsky questioning his loyalty. STALIN acted as peacemaker
                • Round 5 Got rid of Left 
                  • Round 6 – the right knocked out by Stalin. Stalin turns agianst NEP attacking right wing ofthe party.Advocates rapid industrialisation & use offorce on peasants – (the policies of the left). Bukharin, Rykov and Tomsky outvoted on theNEPthey were removed from Politiburo and other party bodies.
                  • 1925 – Zinoviev and Kamenev attacked Stalin as  anti NEP.Failed as everyone voted for Stalin 
                  • 1926 – Zinoviev, Kamenev allying with Trotsky in the United Opposition.  Started demonstration in Moscow against NEP – led to them being accused of Factionalism.
                  • 1925 – Stalin’s policy of Socialism in One country became the view of the right as it fitted with the NEP
                  • 1927 – expelled from the party 
    • Trotsky
      • Inherent weaknesses
        • Rich
        • Jewish
        • Arrogant
        • Urban
      • Failures
        • Mensheviks
          • Rejected Lenins Beliefs
        • Support of young communists rather than established
      • Successes
        • Red Army Support

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