THE STRUGGLE FOR POWER - Potential Qs

THE STRUGGLE FOR POWER - Potential Qs

STALINS RUSSIA

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The Struggle for Power
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POWER STRUGGLE
What factors contributed to Stalin's emergence as leader of USSR?
LINK: HOW DID THIS HELP STALIN BECOME LEADER?
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POTENTIAL QUESTIONS
Q1) Why were Stalin's opponents unable to prevent him from becoming the leader of the
USSR by 1929?
Factors led to S becoming leader
Tactical maneuverings
Personalities of contenders
Ideological disputes
Party positions
Q2) How far does Stalin's position as General Secretary explain his success in defeating
his rivals in the years 1924-29?
General Secretary role led to his success Other factors led to his success
General Secretary Tactical maneuverings
Personalities of contenders
Ideological disputes
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NEP was responsible for the outcome (Stalin Other factors were responsible for the
being leader) outcome
Tactical maneuverings
NEP began to fail in 1928 so Stalin abandoned
the policy for the leaderless Left and gained
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Personalities of Delayed meetings to prevent opposition
contenders NEP's abandonment
S = grey blur,
overlooked,
underestimated, wasn't
a threat, a follower
rather than a leader ­ he
put the decisions of
others into action, very
good administrator,
agreed with Lenin on
major issues
B = theorist but not a
good speaker,
intellectual, popular,
disagreed with Lenin,
deemed not a proper
communist
T = arrogant, Head of
RA fear of
dictatorship, former
Menshevik, middle-class
background, famous
oratorical skills
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Party positions
Seat in the Politburo, the highest form of government.
Member of the Sovnarkom
General Secretary ­
Allowed members of his own choosing via Lenin Enrolment and
therefore gained their loyalty
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