Rise of Stalin

Stalin's rise to Power

Origins of single-party states

Establishment of single-party states

  • Methods: force, legal
    • Great Purges
      • Show trials
      • Yezhovchina
    • Cult of Personality
      • Heir-apparent to Lenin
    • Collectivization/Industrialization
      • Five Year Plans
        • Enforced with force
      • Grain requisitioning
  • Form of Government/Ideology
    • Communist/Socialist
      • The boxing match, he used whatever ideology worked in his favor
    • Preferred more totalitarian methods of rule
  • Totalitarianism/ Treatment of opposition

*Stalin eliminated ALL competition

Rule of single-party states

Regional and global impact

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