Study & Essay
Discuss the origins of Lenin's Marxist political philosophy.
Discuss the nature of the Bolshevik-Menshevik split.
Analyze Lenin's role in the Revolution of 1917.
Why did the 1905 Revolution take place? What were its consequences?
Analyze the "Red Terror," and discuss why the Bolsheviks made use of these tactics.
Discuss Lenin's last years. What was his "Testament"? Why did he write it?
Why did the Bolsheviks win the Russian Civil War? Defend your answer.
Who were the "kulaks"? What was Lenin's policy toward them?
What was the difference between the New Economic Policy and "War Communism"? Which was more successful?
What role did women play in Lenin's life?
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