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political, social, and economic theory developed by Vladimir Lenin
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Vladimir Lenin was a Russian Marxist. He had a set of political ideas based on Marxism. Lenin's development of Marxism has become known as Leninism.

These ideas include:

  • The idea that capitalism is the cause of imperialism (empire-building). He thought that imperialism was the "highest point" of capitalism.