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Which of the following best decribes communism?
The strict control of society by a strong, dictatorial government.
The belief that existing governments should be overthrown by revolution.
A society where the people own the means of production in common and share its rewards.
What treaty brought peace for Russia in 1917?
Economy: what did Lenin not do in 1917-1921?
Give the nobles' land to the peasants.
Give the factories to the workers.
Allow strikes for better pay.
Laws: what did Lenin not do in 1917-1921?
What were 'agit trains'?
Trains that went around teaching peasants to read.
Trains that went around showing communist newsreels.
Trains that carried communist troops to places of unrest.
How were laws made in Lenin's Russia?
Lenin ruled by decree.
Dictatorship of the proletariat.
What, according to Lenin, was "the dictatorship of the proletariat"?
The dictatorship of Lenin.
Strong rule by the working classes until communism had established itself.
Ruling over the working classes with an iron hand.
What was Lenin's secret police force called?