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1

Theories of communism

Economic equality - redistribution of wealth
the right to a decent standard of living
liberty is meaningless without equality
workers democracy - society governed by small democratic councils formed of workers
believes capitalism exploits workers

2

Theories of capitalism

the right to free speech
the right to vote
individual freedom
parliamentary democracy - the a ability to change the government in free elections
believes communism is unrealistc

3

When did Lenin come into power?

1917

4

When did Lenin die?

1924

5

what did the USA do during Lenins rule?

Refused to trade with the USSR

6

What happened after Lenins death?

USA continued to trade with them once again
suspicion continued between the two nations

7

What was the lend - lease scheme?

USA provided food and military equipment to the USSR

8

When was the Tehran conference?

November 1943

9

What was agreed at Tehran?

UK and USA agreed to open a second front in early 1944 by invading northern France
Stalin promised to enter the war against Japan once Germany was defeated
Russia promised compensation in Poland
all leaders agreed to replace the league of nations