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Class:POLI 205 - MODERN COMPARATIVE POLITICS
Subject:Political Science
University:Ramapo College of New Jersey
Term:Fall 2010
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Command Economy communist economic system, state controlled the entire economy. the means of production are publicly owned and economic activity is controlled by a central authority
Bourgeoisie a social class charcartizd by their owenrship of all means of production
Dictatorship of the Proletariat according to marxism- the transitional phase between the abolition of capitalism and the etablishment of communism
Proletariat industrial working class
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Party State a single political party forms the government
Perestroika russian for "restructuring"- Gorbachev's proposals to reform the Soviet economy in the mid 1980's
Karl Marx German philosopher who wrote the Communist Manifesto in 1848
Vladimir Lenin revolutionary leader and FOUNDER of the soviet state
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Joseph Stalin soviet dictator for nearly a quarter of a centurary, roughly to 1953...
Mao Zedong founder of Chinese communist state (cheif of state of the peoples republic of china from 1949-1959
Deng Xiaoping reformer of chinese economy assumed power after moa's death.
Boris Yelstin 1st populary elected leader of Russia december 1991-december 1999
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Mikhail Gorbachev last general secretary of soviet communist party of 1985-1991
Bolshevik russian for Majority Early Name for Soviet Communist Party
De-Stanlinization political reform starting 1956 removin stalins finleunce Nikitia Khrushcles
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Politburo "political bureau"- small, top governing body of most Communist Parties
Secretariat party bureacucracy, general secretary is the head
Vladimir Puttin president of Russia 2000-2008, now prime minister
King Jong-il de facto leader of North Korea
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**RUSSIAN Federation cards** Definition
Glasnost "openness"
Shock Therapy sudden replacment of socialist eccononmy with free market
Privatization etablishing privet owernship of business
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"near abroad" former republcis of soviety union
V.I. Lenin founder of soviet states
Nikita Khrushchev general secretary of Soviet Communst party 53-64...headed "de-stalanization"
Leonid Brezhnev General Secretary of Soviet Communist Party and president of Soviet Union from 64-70; period where soviet union became super power
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Gennadi Zyuganov head of communist party of the Russian Federation
KGB comiitee of state securitiy
State Duma Lower house of Russia's parliament
Russian Federation new country etablished decemebr 1991
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Goplan state planning committee under soviet union- main econmic and social planner "soviet central economic planning agenecy"
Federation Council upper house of the russian parilment
Nomenklatura appointment power of a comunist party also refers to soviet elite
Marxism-Lenninism ideology that is communism
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General Secretary (Gensek) head of party secretary, main adminstriative position of the comunist party.
Dmitiri Medvedev president of russian federation 2008-to now
Gulag accyonam for soviet labor camps.
Ukraine region south of Russia, now independent.
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Central Committee of CPSU large, next-to-top governing body of most Communist parties
Apparatchik "man of the apparatus" soviet beaucreatic
New Economic Policy retreat started by lennin 1921- 28 that allowed for a return of captialism, relaxing in culture.
Commonwealth of Independent States loose confederation of states that sucessed from the soviet around 1991
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Soviet council
Russian Orthodoxy principle church of russa
February Revolution 1917- overthrowing of the monarchy or sar system
October Revolution Bolshevik Party seized power in Russia, inaugurating the Soviet regime. beginning of the Soviet regime in 1917
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Autocracy Asbolute rule of one person in centralized staste
Politburo top central decision oligarchy of a communist system
Peter I the great westinzer 1682-1725, tsar of Russia
Mafiya The russian organized crime groups
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New Economic Policy retreat that was started by Lenin, which allowed for the return of some degree of capitalism
Josef Vissarionovich Djugashvili Legal name of Stalin
Collectivization forced mobalization of peasentry on to farms by stalin Under collectivization the peasantry were forced to give up their individual farms and join large collective farms
Vladimir Putin president of russa from 2000-2008, now prime ministier from 08-present
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Cult or Personality the glorifcation of a communist leader, dictator who has himself worshiped
Siloviki people of power, Putins apointee's for military or securty services russian for "strong men"
Chechnya breakaway russian repoublic, southwest of Russia
Congress or Peoples Deputies attempt to enlarge a soviet lesglature in 1989 to replace the old supreme soviet.
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FSB and SVR breakup components OF THE KGB FSB- FEDERAL SECURITY SERVICE SVR- SERVICE OF EXERNTIAL INTELIGGANCE.
United Russia Putins Party, dominent party in russia from 03- on
Communist Party of the Russian Federation reminents of the old soviet communist party- now in opptiotion to United Russia
Liberal Democratic Party far right wing political party- has faciast characestirtics
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Vladimir Zhirinovsky leader of the Liberal Democractic Party
Kremlin russian name for Fortress, refered 2 modscow
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Han Han dynasty( (206 bc–ad 220) "the core nationality and main people of China" - form the Han Dynasty (2nd great dynasty)
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Confucius Classical chinese philosopher, etablished ethical standards for China
Four Modernizations china's modernziations in 1. inudustry 2. science and technolog 3. agrilcuture 4. military fter mao dezong died= goals of Deng Xiaoping
Mass Line mao's theory of revolution for China people must follow the mass line
Nomenklatura APPOINTMENT POWER OF A COMMNIST party
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Chiang Kai-shek Leader of the National Party of China
Sun Yat-sen founder of Chinese nationalism, founder of Chinese Republic
Mao Zedong Chinese Communst Leader that established chinese communism
Deng Xiaoping Great reformer that followed Mao Zedong- etablished market soclialism for China
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Jiang Zemin general secretary of China from 1989-2004
Zhou Enlai became china's premier head of government
Sez (Speical Economic Zone) etablished by Deng Xiapoing, foreign investment hiring chinese labor, areas where captalist economic developoment was encouraged
PRC Peoples Republic of China (communst government)
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PLA Peoples Liberation Army
KMT (GMD) Nationalist Party of China
CCP Chinese Communist Party
Kuamintang (Guomindang) political party that governed all or part of mainland China from 1928 to 1949
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Nationalist Party political party that governed all or part of mainland China from 1928 to 1949- Unified China in late 1920s
Manchu Last imperial dynasty of China, 1644-1912- also known as Qing
Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) the military force in China
Peoples Republic of China offical name of commenday china- captial is Bejing
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Politburo
Standing Committee of the Politburo the inner core of the chinese communist politburo
Tiananmen Square Tiananmen- means "gate of heavnely peace" main square in central Beijing, site of 1989 massacre
Gang of Four mao zedongs wife and 3 others that tried to take power after he died
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Great Leap Forward 1958-1960, failed CHinese effort at overnight industrialization
Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution 1964–1976 upheaval launched by Chinese Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong during his last decade in power to renew the spirit of the Chinese Revolution
Democracy Movement the movenment that was organized after the crackdown of Tienman Sqaure
Falun Gong spirtural exercise movnement that emerged in the late 1990's startled the communist party
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Qin Dynasty The Qin Dynasty was the 1st ruling Chinese dynasty between 221 and 206 BC.
Qing Dynasty also known as the Manchu Dynasty, was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912
Hu Jintao Present general secretary of chinese party
Wen Jiabao Prsent Premier of China
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Guanxi chinese for "connections"- the idea that you need connections to get ahead in the poltical system
Middle (Central) Kingdom ancient city of china "china's traditional and current name for itself"
National Peoples Congress (NPC) china's Parliament
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Taiwan island, western Pacific Ocean, off southeastern China, and since 1949 the principal component of the Republic of China
Tibet regional area in china conqured by communist party, social rebellian took place there
Uighurs (Uygurs) muslim population to the west
State-Owned Enterprises (SEO) firms owned by Chinese government
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State Council refers what makes up government, ministry, cabinet in china
Standing Commitee of the National People's Congress government side, collective head of state
Hog Kong and Macau (Special Administrative Regions) former brittish and porteqguese colonies, re incoperated today
Reminibi/yuan Chinese currency
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 Command Economycommunist economic system, state controlled the entire economy. the means of production are publicly owned and economic activity is controlled by a central authority
 Bourgeoisiea social class charcartizd by their owenrship of all means of production
 Dictatorship of the Proletariataccording to marxism- the transitional phase between the abolition of capitalism and the etablishment of communism
 Proletariat industrial working class
 Party State a single political party forms the government
 Perestroikarussian for "restructuring"- Gorbachev's proposals to reform the Soviet economy in the mid 1980's
 Karl MarxGerman philosopher who wrote the Communist Manifesto in 1848
 Vladimir Leninrevolutionary leader and FOUNDER of the soviet state
 Joseph Stalinsoviet dictator for nearly a quarter of a centurary, roughly to 1953...
 Mao Zedongfounder of Chinese communist state (cheif of state of the peoples republic of china from 1949-1959
 Deng Xiaopingreformer of chinese economy assumed power after moa's death.
 Boris Yelstin1st populary elected leader of Russia

december 1991-december 1999

  Definition
 Mikhail Gorbachevlast general secretary of soviet communist party of 1985-1991
 Bolshevikrussian for Majority

Early Name for Soviet Communist Party
 De-Stanlinizationpolitical reform starting 1956 removin stalins finleunce Nikitia Khrushcles
 Politburo"political bureau"- small, top governing body of most Communist Parties
 Secretariatparty bureacucracy, general secretary is the head
 Vladimir Puttinpresident of Russia 2000-2008, now prime minister
 King Jong-ilde facto leader of North Korea
 **RUSSIAN Federation cards**Definition
 Glasnost"openness"
 Shock Therapysudden replacment of socialist eccononmy with free market
 Privatizationetablishing privet owernship of business
 "near abroad"former republcis of soviety union
 V.I. Leninfounder of soviet states
 Nikita Khrushchevgeneral secretary of Soviet Communst party 53-64...headed "de-stalanization"
 Leonid BrezhnevGeneral Secretary of Soviet Communist Party and president of Soviet Union from 64-70; period where soviet union became super power
 Gennadi Zyuganovhead of communist party of the Russian Federation
 KGBcomiitee of state securitiy
 State DumaLower house of Russia's parliament

 Russian Federationnew country etablished decemebr 1991
 Goplanstate planning committee under soviet union- main econmic and social planner

"soviet central economic planning agenecy"
 Federation Councilupper house of the russian parilment
 Nomenklatura appointment power of a comunist party

also refers to soviet elite
 Marxism-Lenninismideology that is communism

 General Secretary (Gensek)head of party secretary, main adminstriative position of the comunist party.
 Dmitiri Medvedevpresident of russian federation 2008-to now
 Gulagaccyonam for soviet labor camps.
 Ukraineregion south of Russia, now independent.
 Central Committee of CPSUlarge, next-to-top governing body of most Communist parties
 Apparatchik"man of the apparatus"
soviet beaucreatic
 New Economic Policyretreat started by lennin 1921- 28 that allowed for a return of captialism, relaxing in culture.
 Commonwealth of Independent Statesloose confederation of states that sucessed from the soviet around 1991
 Sovietcouncil
 Russian Orthodoxyprinciple church of russa
 February Revolution1917- overthrowing of the monarchy or sar system
 October RevolutionBolshevik Party seized power in Russia, inaugurating the Soviet regime.

beginning of the Soviet regime in 1917
 AutocracyAsbolute rule of one person in centralized staste
 Politburotop central decision oligarchy of a communist system
 Peter Ithe great westinzer 1682-1725, tsar of Russia
 Mafiya The russian organized crime groups
 New Economic Policyretreat that was started by Lenin, which allowed for the return of some degree of capitalism
 Josef Vissarionovich DjugashviliLegal name of Stalin
 Collectivizationforced mobalization of peasentry on to farms by stalin

Under collectivization the peasantry were forced to give up their individual farms and join large collective farms
 Vladimir Putinpresident of russa from 2000-2008, now prime ministier from 08-present
 Cult or Personalitythe glorifcation of a communist leader,

dictator who has himself worshiped

 Silovikipeople of power, Putins apointee's for military or securty services

russian for "strong men"
 Chechnyabreakaway russian repoublic,

southwest of Russia
 Congress or Peoples Deputiesattempt to enlarge a soviet lesglature in 1989 to replace the old supreme soviet.
 FSB and SVRbreakup components OF THE KGB


FSB- FEDERAL SECURITY SERVICE

SVR- SERVICE OF EXERNTIAL INTELIGGANCE.
 United RussiaPutins Party, dominent party in russia from 03- on
 Communist Party of the Russian Federationreminents of the old soviet communist party-

now in opptiotion to United Russia
 Liberal Democratic Partyfar right wing political party- has faciast characestirtics
 Vladimir Zhirinovskyleader of the Liberal Democractic Party
 Kremlinrussian name for Fortress, refered 2 modscow
 **CHINA CARDS**Definition
 HanHan dynasty( (206 bc–ad 220)

"the core nationality and main people of China" - form the Han Dynasty (2nd great dynasty)
 ConfuciusClassical chinese philosopher, etablished ethical standards for China
 Four Modernizationschina's modernziations in
1. inudustry
2. science and technolog
3. agrilcuture
4. military

fter mao dezong died= goals of Deng Xiaoping
 Mass Linemao's theory of revolution for China

people must follow the mass line
 NomenklaturaAPPOINTMENT POWER OF A COMMNIST party
 Chiang Kai-shekLeader of the National Party of China
 Sun Yat-senfounder of Chinese nationalism, founder of Chinese Republic
 Mao ZedongChinese Communst Leader that established chinese communism
 Deng XiaopingGreat reformer that followed Mao Zedong-

etablished market soclialism for China
 Jiang Zemingeneral secretary of China from 1989-2004
 Zhou Enlaibecame china's premier head of government
 Sez (Speical Economic Zone)etablished by Deng Xiapoing, foreign investment hiring chinese labor, areas where captalist economic developoment was encouraged

 PRCPeoples Republic of China (communst government)
 PLAPeoples Liberation Army
 KMT (GMD)Nationalist Party of China
 CCPChinese Communist Party
 Kuamintang (Guomindang)political party that governed all or part of mainland China from 1928 to 1949
 Nationalist Partypolitical party that governed all or part of mainland China from 1928 to 1949- Unified China in late 1920s
 ManchuLast imperial dynasty of China, 1644-1912- also known as Qing
 Peoples Liberation Army (PLA)the military force in China
 Peoples Republic of Chinaoffical name of commenday china- captial is Bejing
 Politburo 
 Standing Committee of the Politburothe inner core of the chinese communist politburo
 Tiananmen SquareTiananmen- means "gate of heavnely peace"

main square in central Beijing, site of 1989 massacre
 Gang of Fourmao zedongs wife and 3 others that tried to take power after he died
 Great Leap Forward1958-1960, failed CHinese effort at overnight industrialization
 Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution1964–1976
upheaval launched by Chinese Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong during his last decade in power to renew the spirit of the Chinese Revolution
 Democracy Movementthe movenment that was organized after the crackdown of Tienman Sqaure
 Falun Gongspirtural exercise movnement that emerged in the late 1990's

startled the communist party
 Qin DynastyThe Qin Dynasty was the 1st ruling Chinese dynasty between 221 and 206 BC.
 Qing Dynasty also known as the Manchu Dynasty, was the last ruling dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912
 Hu JintaoPresent general secretary of chinese party
 Wen JiabaoPrsent Premier of China
 Guanxichinese for "connections"- the idea that you need connections to get ahead in the poltical system
 Middle (Central) Kingdomancient city of china

"china's traditional and current name for itself"
 National Peoples Congress (NPC)china's Parliament
 General SecretaryDefinition
 Taiwanisland, western Pacific Ocean, off southeastern China, and since 1949 the principal component of the Republic of China
 Tibetregional area in china conqured by communist party, social rebellian took place there
 Uighurs (Uygurs)muslim population to the west
 State-Owned Enterprises (SEO)firms owned by Chinese government
 State Councilrefers what makes up government, ministry, cabinet in china
 Standing Commitee of the National People's Congressgovernment side, collective head of state
 Hog Kong and Macau (Special Administrative Regions)former brittish and porteqguese colonies, re incoperated today
 Reminibi/yuanChinese currency
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