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    that the government does. Joseph Stalin Comes to Power Joseph Stalin was born on December 18th 1878 in of Gori, Georgia. As a child he had many health issues. This included smallpox and two adjoined toes. Joseph Stalin later became involved with the Bolsheviks party and later became the leader of the USSR or the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Stalin ... ... middle of paper ... ...e talks about the independence for the motherland. So back to the main idea, yes Stalin was a very effective leader

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    Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from 1922-1953, when he died. He was responsible for one of the most notable and devastating genocides, the Great Purge. His vicious reign took the lives of around 20-60 million people by his rigid and cruel treatment. Through his exploitation of the lower class and his manipulative abuse of power, Stalin created one of the worst examples of leadership in history. It takes an interesting character to be able to execute the cruelties displayed in his

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    Joseph Stalin was a very powerful and murderous dictator (Joseph 1). He was the second leader of the Soviet Union (Stalin 1). Joseph Stalin’s real name was losif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili was born on December 18, 1879 in Gori, Georgia (1). Was educated at the Tiflis Theological Seminary (Kreis 1). Was born of illiterate peasant parents, his harsh spirit have been blamed on undeserved and severe beatings by his father, inspiring vengeful feelings toward anyone in a position to wield power over

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    Joseph Stalin, whose real name is Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, was born on December 21, 1879 in the small town of Gori, Georgia. His family was poor and he was the only child of four to survive. His father was a shoemaker. He was a heavy drinker and died from wounds in a brawl when Stalin was 11 years old. His mother was a pious and hardworking woman. She wanted her son to have a good life so she entered him into priesthood. He attended elementary school run by the Orthodox Church and went

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    Joseph Stalin came to power in 1924 after the death of Lenin even though Lenin himself had discouraged him as his successor. Stalin’s regime was latent with economic stagnation, political repression, human rights violations, and competing nationalities. Regardless of these various problems Stalin was able to sustain the Soviet Union and develop it into a dominant world power. His ability to maintain power and stability was a result of the promotion of social, economic, cultural, and political systems

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    much unfair treatment, Stalin developed an inferiority complex that evolved into a quest for greatness, respect, and power. Stalin’s mother had hopes of her son becoming a priest and sent him to study Russian Orthodox Christianity at the Spiritual School in Gori. He continued to expand on his knowledge of religious studies at a seminary in Tiflis before quitting his education when he was around the age of 20, due to a newfound devotion to revolutionary activities. Stalin was intrigued with the works

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    Joseph Stalin is a polarizing figure. Decades after his death his legacy still continues to create debate about his tumultuous years as the leader of the Soviet Union. This is evident throughout the four documents while some praise Stalin as impeccable others criticize his policies and lack of political, economic, and social progress during his regime. Even though Stalin was behind various violations of human rights he was able to maintain the Soviet Union during a time of turmoil both domestically

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    around the world. Americans have been both fascinated and repulsed by the Communist ideals of the U.S.S.R., and especially by its first General Secretary of the Communist Party, Josef Stalin. Stalin has been described as secretive, paranoid, highly intelligent, and an extremely dangerous military strategist. In short, Stalin embodies the very communist traits that so many government officials feared throughout the 20th century. This fear was especially prevalent during World War II when the American government

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    Joseph Stalin’s Early Years Joseph Stalin’s full name is Josef Vissarionovich Djugashvili He was born on December 18, 1878, in Gori, Georgia, which was a small part of the Russian empire. When he grew up he chose the name Stalin, which meant “man of steel” in Russian. Stalin was brought up in a poor family and was an only child. When he was little, Stalin caught smallpox, which game him facial scars that he had for life. He got a scholarship to join a university in the city of Tblisi. When he was

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    Joseph Stalin Joseph Stalin was born on Dec. 21, 1876 in Gori, Georgia. Joseph Stalin’s original name was Iosef Vissaronovich Ozhungashvili, but he adopted his name to Joseph Stalin which means, “man of steel” (World Book 825). His fathers’ name was Vissarion Ivanovich Djugashvili. His father was a drunk and had a job being a shoemaker. Since Joseph’s father didn’t make much money Joseph’s mom, Ekaterina Gleladaz Djugaholi, who became a washerwoman to help support her family. The Stalin’s lived

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