Leon Trotsky Lesson Plan


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Lesson Snapshot:

  • Born in 1879 at Ianovka in the Ukraine.
  • Jewish parents.
  • His original surname was Bronstein.
  • Highly intelligent but his arrogance meant that he had few good friends.
  • Involved in revolutionary groups as a teenager.
  • Arrested age 19 for writing and printing revolutionary literature and organising a strike.
  • Kept in solitary confinement for 3 months and then sent to Siberia.
  • Escaped to London where he joined up with Lenin and other revolutionaries in October 1902.
  • 1905 – returned to St Petersburg to help organise the city’s first Soviet.
  • Arrested again and sent to Siberia where he escaped and spent a number of years in Western Europe and America.

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