Soviet Union

Updated: 1/14/2021
Soviet Union

Storyboard Text

  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • I hereby declare my 2 new reforms to the citizens of the USSR. (Glasnost and Perestroika) This shall allow the public more freedom! I will try to restructure the economy and give power back to the Soviet Republicans
  • Keep in mind that the economy is currently struggling since they spent so much on the Cold War
  • yay!
  • Gorbachevś friend, David
  • Youŕe giving too much power to the public! They are now demanding more freedom, and so are the republicans we control!
  • We want more freedom! You don´t give us enough!
  • Gary
  • We do NOT want to be controlled from you anymore! We will no longer tolerate being under your control. We wish to leave this terrible communist country
  • Finally, the leader of Turkmenistan, Gary, stepped up! We can rebel!
  • One day, in the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev had something to say. He wanted to help the USSR get stronger again.
  • Gary and a man
  • yes! I finally decided to come to a conclusion. Communism sucks! Boo communism! We want to do what we want, not listen to dictatorship!
  • Mikhail Gorbachev´s friend David, however, was not happy.
  • Gorbachev re-enters
  • Oh no! The government´s not doing so well. At least we still have the Berlin Wall protecting us!
  • The countries that USSR controlled started demanding even more independence! One of the leaders of a communist oppressed country of the USSR. The leaderś name is Gary.
  • The wall collapse
  • Oh... that fell down too and broke into pieces! AHHH! The Soviet Union is crumbling!
  • Gary is having a conversation with a man he encounters on the street.
  • But... Sir, communism worked for so long for these countries! Are you sure communism is a bad idea?
  • Yes. Its a terrible idea! Communism is dumb! No one gets their voice heard!
  • Meanwhile, Mikhail Gorbachev was desperately hanging on to maintain the government.
  • A big crash happened and the wall tore down into pieces!