USSR: Between the Wars. Logan Ricky Doug Harrison . Stalin’s Background. Stalin was born in Gori, Georgia on December 2, 1879. Stalin was a sickly child who lived in poverty for his childhood. As a child, Stalin studied for a career in priesthood.
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Stalin was born in Gori, Georgia on December 2, 1879.
Stalin was a sickly child who lived in poverty for his childhood.
As a child, Stalin studied
for a career in priesthood.
Later, he became interested in revolutions around the world.
In fact, he was actually put in a cell for reading a book on the French Revolution.
Stalin joined the Bolsheviks and was exiled to Siberia.
Vladimir Lenin died in January 21, 1924.
Following his death, a struggle for the leadership of Russia took place.
The two emerging powers were Trotsky and Stalin.
Joseph Stalin put his own followers in top political jobs and became leader in 1928.
Stalin controlled all aspects of society, in what is called a totalitarian rule.
Created several Five-Year Plans, which were put in place to help industrialize Russia.
Stalin wanted increased production of everything, especially roads, oil, and steel.
Stalin put a command economy in place, meaning the government controlled all economic decisions.
Stalin put collectivization in place. Collectives were farms were many farmers lived together, and the government took most of the goods they produced.
Stalin feared opposing party leaders, so him and his secret police killed writers, army leaders, and Old Bolsheviks in what was known as the Great Purge.
Stalin died March 5th, 1953.
The cause of death was cerebral hemorrhaging after a series of small strokes.
Stalin died slowly and in agony, and his final resting was his bed.
Stalin is infamous fro being one of the most ruthless and vicious rulers of all time.
Stalin killed twice as many people as Hitler did.
Stalin also helped industrialize and advance Russia.
Joseph Stalin and the U.S.S.R had a negative impact on the interwar era.
He virtually created the totalitarian state.
Under Stalin’s Five-Year Plans, Russian citizens had nearly no freedom.
Stalin and the U.S.S.R had a negative impact on the world in the 30’s.
Stalin purged his people and killed millions of innocent civilians.
Stalin’s collectivization reduced the production of agricultural goods.
When was Stalin born?
What did Stalin wan to do as a boy?
To be a priest
When did Stalin rise to power?
What kind of rule did Stalin enforce on Russia.
What was the purpose of the 5 year plan?
To make Russia more industrial
Did the 5 year plan live up to it’s purpose?
When did Stalin die?
Was Russia free to make economic decisions under the 5 year plan?
Did Stalin help make peace in the interwar era?
No, he caused a lot of unnecessary violence.
Did Stalin kill more people than Hitler?
Yes, plenty more.