Collapse of the USSR (Hungarian Uprising of 1956 (causes: Long- term anger…
Collapse of the USSR
Hungarian Uprising of 1956
causes: Long- term anger about Soviet Rule
Thought the U.S. or U.N. would help
Repression: Individual freedoms were very restricted
secret police - AVH
High execusion and arrests
Hungarian were Catholic but religion was banned under communism. Cardinal Joseph MIndszenty had been arrested, tortured , and put in jall.
Food and supplies sent to Russia while Hungarians starved and lived in poor conditions.
reasons change might have been possible
Had died and Khrushchev had promised
Cardinal Mindszenty : Hungarian catholic leader arrested , tortured , and put in
Prague spring 1968
Which Events Was Worse? Why?Im