Chapter 6 Objectives 1. what sets totalitarianism apart from other nondemocratic forms of rule? 2. what is required for a successful total revolution to take place? 3. How do totalitarian states consolidate power? 4. What are the basic characteristics of the totalitarian system of rule? 5. What were the primary aims of Stalin's driver to transform Soviet society in the 1930s? what methods did he use? 6. How and why did Hitler try to reshape Germany society? 7. What was the impetus behind the Great leap forward and the cultural Revolution? What methods did Maoists employ? What kid of society did the envisage? 8. What have been the coast of totalitarianism, as measured in human terms? 9. "Totalitarians passed away with the deaths of Hitler, Stalin, and Mao" Comment!