Lenin 's Death Of Tsar Of Russia

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Born in 1870, Vladimir Illych Ulyanov, better known as Lenin was born to a well off middle class family. Lenin was said to be a very gifted student but extremely bossy. In 1887, Lenin’s elder brother Alexander was arrested for plotting to kill the tsar of Russia which lead to his hanging. The rest of the society refused to have anything to do with Lenin’s family as Alexander had brought great shame on the town. This was during the peak of Russia’s Imperial period, so citizens treated the tsar as if he were a God. It is claimed that when Lenin heard about the execution, he said "I’ll make them pay for this. I swear I will." Many years later, Lenin’s wife said that it was this event that turned Lenin into a revolutionary with a desire to rid…show more content…
He believed that the rich should be helping the poor. This was the root of his belief that any one man making a profit was bad for society; to him production was meant for survival. Lenin says everybody in society is equal and should have equal rights. So he believed that there must be a strong central government which truly represents its people. How would Lenin bring about such a change? He followed Marx’s teachings.
In the second chapter of the communist manifesto headed “Proletarians and Communists”, Marx and Engels mention the idea of a political vanguard party that must be formed with the task of leading the proletariat in revolution. This was exactly what Vladimir Lenin did; he started a party, the Bolsheviks, which played the role of the socialist vanguard. The Bolsheviks would eventually overthrow the Tsar and promote the working class. The change in power from the bourgeoisie to the proletariat allows the full development of socialism.
Lenin and Marx had the same take on the definition of socialism. They both believed that socialism is the step between capitalism and communism. Yet they had differing approaches towards this. Marx believed that there would be a capitalistic state in place before revolution forces it into socialism. This is preceded by a quick and easy jump into the true communism. In Lenin’s Russia they had just broken out of feudalism and the economy was in unrest. So Lenin thought in Russia he could
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