The USSR under Stalin 1924- 1942 Handout

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By: Jason Hanna Prashanth Rasanayagam Andrew Manoharan Dennis Chellakudam The USSR under Stalin 1924-1942 Nature of the Soviet State , Constitution , Extent of Stalin ' s Power ; Cult of Personality Nature of Soviet State: Communist Party dictatorship relied by decree and enforced terror Tradition centralization another extreme under Stalin Goals of state and means achieving without input people since believed interests of the individual sacrificed for state Stalin’s control of Soviet State – freedom lost What was written on paper was not practiced in real life. The Ukraine Famine (1932-1933) Engulfed the Ukraine major impact on Stalin’s image and reputation Stalin determined to eliminate remainder of Ukraine famine Constitution: Why a Constitution? o New constitution reflects the successful attainment of socialism in the USSR- universal suffrage, grant basic civil rights to Soviet population. (propaganda) Focal Points o The new Supreme Soviet of the USSR, the supreme soviets of the union republics, and various local soviets were all to be directly elected. o Soviet citizens equal rights irrespective of gender, nationality, or race, freedom of religious worship, freedom of assembly, freedom of association, freedom of the press o
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2010 for the course ENG 1p03 taught by Professor Dr.fleisig during the Spring '10 term at McMaster University.

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