How the Soviet People Were Better off in 1941 Rather Than in 1928
The Soviet Union suffered a huge amount of Russian lives through
1928-1941. However this great cost was to be outweighed to how
superior the Russian state was from 1941 and onwards, having a huge
amount of stable resources and in addition having enough food to feed
its people and to export grain. I firmly believe that Russia as a
country came out of 1941 as a superpower and it was much better off
than in 1928; however this had caused millions of Russian lives.
In the Soviet Union many people were in a better position than they
had been in 1928. However entire classes had been made extinct and
many individuals were worse off under …show more content…
created a one party state, while in the early part of the century the
Tsarist regime had a puppet democracy.
Also the Cheka police had been put into practice, therefore causing
fear within the people. They were used to eliminate the other party's
Stalin became overall leader of the Soviet Union in 1928. His main
aims were to improve Russia as a whole, the economy, industry and
agriculture were to be improved to the stands of the Western countries
within ten years. Stalin wanted to modernise so quickly because the
security of Russia was in danger, he was extremely paranoid as to if
and when the Soviet Union was to be invaded.
Although the agriculture was efficient, Stalin did not want the
peasants in control of whether they give the grain to the government
or even grow the grain so therefore he introduced the idea of
collectivisation. This was put into practice in 1929.
Collectivisation brought many things to Stalin's regime that were
desperately needed. Firstly he had complete control over the peasants.
There were not many freelanced peasants around has over 90% of them
had join collectivisation. Also the agricultural section of Russia had
been modernised with…