Sept 9 Notes

Sept 9 Notes - 1. Rise of Stalin a. Stalin means , Man of...

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1. Rise of Stalin a. Stalin means , “Man of Steel” 2. Lenin Liked him for strong character but didn’t trust him a. Would claim to be Lenin’s right hand man…Stalin often airbrushed in to pictures b. Eventually pushed people out of the way to gain power after Lenin died. b.i. Made up bs stories to get people dismissed c. 1924 head of communist party 3. Stalin’s “Socialism in one State” a. Modernizing the USSR a.i. Must first get money because USSR has no money, Decides to use collectivation to gain the money b. Collectivization b.i. Kulaks – people who own their own plots of land b.ii. Banishes several of them then keeps several to tend the farms b.iii. Sells off all their crops to gain money for industrialization b.iii.1. Stalin vs. Hitler – numbers stalin killed more, Hitler had worse motives. Stalin did help few people through his plans c. Industrialization c.i. 5 year plans 4. Stalin and Repression a. Party Purges a.i. Wanted no opposition and killed anyone that could be a problem
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Sept 9 Notes - 1. Rise of Stalin a. Stalin means , Man of...

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