Fall of Eagles: The Confidence of the People
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Vladimir Lenin meets with his life partner, Krupskaya, and discusses the role of the revolutionary party. He expounds his ideas on engagement with the common people and their needs in order to gain their trust. He believes that only with the confidence and power of the people will they be able to challenge the Czarist state in Russia.

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  1. Why does Lenin have to have a pancake?
  2. What does Krupskaya learn from her interactions with workers?
  3. How does Lenin advise the people of the gathering?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the causes of the February (March) and October revolutions of 1917 in Russia, their effects...
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    identify the historical origins and characteristics of communism, including the influences of Karl Marx

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