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Joseph Stalin

Famous People

Int – High Int

In 1922, Stalin became the general secretary of the Russian Communist Party. He spent the next five years defeating his political rivals. By 1928, he was the dictator of the Soviet Union.

PDFs
  • 1.5-2 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • dictator
  • revolutionary
  • took part
  • defeat
  • peasant
  • invade
  • ally
  • harsh
  • criticize
  • policies
  • victim
  • influence