The following video is a great and entertaining tool for learning the history of the Soviet Union (and the reason I remembered that bit of history back in high school). As we are discussing the rise of the USSR I thought it useful to offer some means of remembering the events without rote memorization. Additionally, […]

The Rise of Stalin

October 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, also known as Joseph Stalin was born on December 18th 1879 in Gori, Georgia, which was part of Russia during this time. While studying in seminary, Stalin was introduced to Marxist literature. Stalin later dropped out of seminary in order to devote his time to the revolutionary movement against the Russian monarchy. […]