Econ Test 2 Part 5a

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  1. Lenin: overview
    • led the Russian Revolution of 1917
    • created the Soviet Union (USSR)
    • believed that a Marxist revolution was possible through revolt
    • used secret police and terror to keep people in line
  2. Stalin: overview
    • early use of market
    • strict central planning
    • fast industrialization
    • collectivized agriculture
    • political purges
    • World War II
  3. Khrushchev: overview
    • de-stalinization
    • invasion of Hungary
    • Sino-Soviet split
    • space race
    • berlin wall
    • cuban missile crisis
  4. Brezhnev: overview
    • return to old gray conservatism
    • central planning revived
    • invasion of czech and afghanistan
    • arms race
    • growing inefficiency
  5. Gorbachev: overview
    • relatively young
    • dynamic leader
    • reormer
    • unstoppable movement to end central planning
    • break up of soviet union

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