Stalin vs Trotsky

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When did Lenin die?
1924
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Who were the obvious candidates so succeed Lenin?
Stalin, Trotsky, Zinoviev Bukharian and Kamaenev
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What did Lenin appoint Stalin in 1917 and why?
Commissar of nationalities because he had a good experience with dealing with minority groups
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What was Stalin appointed in 1919?
Commissar of workers and peasants inspectorate
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What did the Commissar of workers and peasants inspectorate allow Stalin to do?
Have control over the civil service and police
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What role did Stalin adopt in 1922?
General secretary of the central committee
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What did being General secretary of the central committee allow Stalin to do?
Build up a strong power base in the communist party
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What was Lenin's worry about Stalin?
That he would become too powerful
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What did Trotsky promote?
A greater deal of freedom
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What did Stalin believe?
That Russia should have discipline
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What was Stalin's main contributions?
To advocate a policy of keeping communism in one country rather than encouraging an international revolution
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When did Stalin come to power?
1929
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