• Social Realism
    • Goal: Perfect communist state
    • Secret Police
      • Cheka (KGB)
      • Censorship, spies
    • Great Purge (1937)
      • Removed original Bolsheviks
      • Removes all potential rivals
        • Dead or at labor camps
    • Propaganda
      • Control of media
      • Censorship of creativity
      • Stalin and Russia are Heroes
        • Glory of Military
        • Glory of State
    • Indoctrination
      • Schools must teach conformity
        • Worship communist party
      • Sacrifice rights for the state
        • Work hard for country
      • Religious Persecution
        • Thank Stalin for the good life, not God
  • Modernization
    • Abandons Lenin’s New Economic Policy
      • No longer necessary
      • Economy is healthy enough to proceed
    • Implements the Five Year Plan
      • Collectivization
        • Combining small farms into larger government farms
          • Farmers work on the farm and are heavily taxed
      • Industrialization
        • Emphasis on heavy (capital) industry
        • Create capital goods, not consumer goods
          • Causes shortage of consumer goods such as food and clothing
      • Urbanization
        • People go to cities
          • Have to meet production quotas
            • If you fail, you are sent to the gulag (labor camps)
          • Working taxes
            • People agree to these taxes as a “sacrifice” for the good of the state
  • Stalin’s Society
    • Limited Freedoms
    • Demand for Skilled Workers
      • More education, more indoctrination
    • Women’s Power’s increase
      • Produce loyal babies
      • Help meet five year plan
    • Constitution of 1937
      • Stalin tries to show people their rights
        • Right to employment, religion, etc
      • Not really true
    • Complete dictator
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