Education: Tiflis Theological Seminary (spiritual training institution). Stalin received a scholarship at the age 16
Work: Dictator of Russia for more than 2 decades
Groups: Communist Political Party. Their goal was to give the government total control and make everyone equal.
Timeline: Joseph Stalin grew up as a peasant > Got a scholarship to Tiflis Theological Seminary > Supported the Bolshevik group > Rose to power as General Secretary of the Communist Party > Then became the dictator of Russia > Transformed and industrialized Russia .
Power: He maintained power by putting fear into the people. He would have the secret police spy on the citizens. They would even beat and murder people to help Stalin's cause. He also controlled mass media and determined what was allowed to be on film, art and music.
Status Update: “A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.”