Dictators In World War 2. By: Radvile , Lauren & Nicole. Stalin’s Russia. By: Radvile. Stalin was born in 1879 He came from a poor background; his father was a cobbler and his mother was a peasant H is real surname was Djugasvili
By: Radvile , Lauren &
In prison he adopted the name Stalin which translated as "Man of Steel". He felt that it would be good for his image.
When Stalin became the undisputed leader of Russia in 1929, he realised that Russia was far behind the west and that she would have to modernise her economy very quickly if she was to survive. Also a strong economy would lead to a strong military if Russia was going to survive threats from external forces. A modernised Russia would also provide the farmers with the machinery they needed if they were going to modernise their farms - such as tractors.
The second five year plan continued to emphasise heavy industries but there was also a commitment to communication systems such as railways and new industries such as the chemical industry.
Stalin was known as "Uncle Joe" and they were willing to suffer a few years of hardship if they were going to get to the promised land of a better society.
Propaganda gave the impression of a contended and loyal population. Stalin controlled all of the communist parties in Europe and they also said how great things were in the USSR.
The Fascist Party
Party with the most seats got into government so you didn’t need a majority
1935 he invaded Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
Mussolini decided the easiest way to get support of the Italian people was to form alliance with the Catholic Church.. With the Lateran Treaty which established an independent Vatican state.
which extended to..
(Pact of Steel)
Many People were unhappy with the weimar politicians (1919-1933) For accepting the humiliating treaty of versailles.
Hitler Blamed The Communist Party For Burning Down The Reichstag Building, Which Burned Down February 1933, He Had 4000 Communists Arrested.
He Formed An Alliance With Mussolini In 1936, With The Rome Berlin Axis Which Eventually Extended To The Rome Berlin Tokyo Axis 1940.
Hitler Had A Great Hatred For The Jews, Which Was Mentioned In His Book, Mein Kampf ‘’My Struggle’’.