What was the type of leadership that the Bolsheviks ideally wanted? Why did they want this?
Didn't want one person running the party and the government
Favouring 'collective leadership'
Didn't want it to continue how Lenin had been making all the executive desisions during the civil war
What was the type of leadership that the Bolsheviks feared could emerge? Why did they fear this type of leadership?
They feared dictatorship would emerge and take control
Worried about losing unity within the party need the party to stick together to became good socialists
Didn't want a leader to cause divides between wings of the party, splitting into waring fractions
Which of the main contendors did they fear could become the undesirable type of leader? Why did they think this?
They feared Trotsky due to the power that he had being commander of the Red Army
They also feared his arrogent manner and conviction
Why did the communist party want Russia to industrialise?
Industrialisation is the key to creating a large class of proletarian…