Vladimir Lenin

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One of many Soviet leaders that changed the path the country was taking. Vladimir Lenin was the political leader after the successful Bolshevik Revolution In 1917. Lenin did many things that changed the path of Russia, renamed the Soviet Union after he seized power in 1917. Lenin was the grand mastermind behind the Bolshevik party and he led the revolution that allowed him to seize power and in turn create a communist state. Lenin then proceeded to create the "New Economic Policy" that led The Soviet Union into an economic uprising, allowing individual businesses to price their own goods and services, also known as capitalism (http://www.bbc.co.uk). Even though Lenin was sometimes a ruthless yet remarkable politician, he was well respected by the people for leading them into this economic prosperity (http://www.pbs.org). Lenin revolutionary prowess in succeeding to overthrow the Russian government and putting into power his own inspired many other revolutionaries like Fidel Castro (http://www.pbs.org). Finally, his own respected reputation led Josef Stalin to "Photoshop" himself with Lenin to gain respect by the people of the Soviet Union. Lenin lead the newly created Bolshevik party to the success of the October Revolution, the success of the Civil war between the Mensheviks, the allied powers and the Russian people versus the Bolsheviks, the communist party, and he then proceeded to create the "New Economic Policy" that led the newly formed USSR into economic prosperity. Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov, later named Lenin in Siberia, was born on the 22 April 1870, into a well-educated family. Lenin was an exceptional student (http://www.bbc.co.uk). He was exposed to radical beliefs and was even more influenced by the execu... ... middle of paper ... ...R, from the newly taken over Russia. Lenin noticed that his social economy was "stalling" so he decided to let the people have their old economy again. Lenin proceeded to put in place the "New Economic Policy" whereby he changed the economy of the USSR from a communist to a capitalist increasing the economy of the country drastically (http://www.bbc.co.uk). This policy lasted for many years after his death (http://www.bbc.co.uk). Lenin was a mastermind revolutionary, but he stalled as a statesman (http://www.pbs.org). Lenin lead the newly created Bolshevik party to the success of the October Revolution, the success of the Civil war between the Mensheviks, the allied powers and the Russian people versus the Bolsheviks, the communist party, and he then proceeded to create the "New Economic Policy" that led the newly formed USSR into economic prosperity.

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