History vs. Vladimir Lenin - Alex Gendler

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John Horgan
by TED-Ed
published on 22 March 2021
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Vladimir Lenin (1870–1924 CE) overthrew Russian Czar Nicholas II (1868–1918 CE) and founded the Soviet Union, forever changing the course of Russian politics. But was he a hero who toppled an oppressive tyranny or a villain who replaced it with another? Alex Gendler puts this controversial figure on trial, exploring both sides of a nearly century-long debate.

Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Brett Underhill.

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TED-Ed, . (2021, March 22). History vs. Vladimir Lenin - Alex Gendler. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2334/history-vs-vladimir-lenin---alex-gendler/

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TED-Ed, . "History vs. Vladimir Lenin - Alex Gendler." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 22, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2334/history-vs-vladimir-lenin---alex-gendler/.

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TED-Ed, . "History vs. Vladimir Lenin - Alex Gendler." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Mar 2021. Web. 19 Sep 2021.