S.S. HW Chap 27 Sec 1 4-6 - April 6 2010 Period 8-6 p 730-733#1,2,3,4,5 SECTION 1 1 Joseph Stalin=(1924 became dictator of the Soviet Union Used all the

S.S. HW Chap 27 Sec 1 4-6 - April 6 2010 Period 8-6 p...

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April 6, 2010 Period 8-6 p. 730-733 #1,2,3,4,5 SECTION 1 1. Joseph Stalin = (1924) became dictator of the Soviet Union Used all the weapons of the totalitarian state Launched a series of five-year plans having a goal of modernizing Soviet industry and farming—government ordered peasants to hand over land to join collective farms so when farmers resisted, millions were sent to labor camps or executed Under his harsh rule, industry expanded Benito Mussolini = (1922) became dictator of Italy Played on Italian anger about Versailles treaty ending WWI—did not grant Italy the territory it wanted Used economic unrest and fears of a communist revolution to win support for himself and his Fascist Party Outlawed all political parties except his own; controlled the press and banned criticism of government Used foreign conquest to distract Italians from economic problems at home Committed aggression Fascist party = party formed by Mussolini that was totalitarian Haile Selassie
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