An answer guide for Stalin Five Year Plan Essay History Grade 11 with memorandum on pdf:

COMMUNISM IN RUSSIA 1900 T0 1940: STALIN’S INTERPRETATION OF MARXISM

Answer Guide for Stalin Five Year Plan Essay Grade 11

SYNOPSIS
In writing this essay, candidates should be able to take a line of argument and critically discuss how Stalin, through the series of Five Year plans changed the economy of the Soviet Union and made it a superpower.

MAIN ASPECTS
Candidates should include the following aspects in their response:
Introduction: Candidates should contextualize the question and establish a clear line of argument

ELABORATION

  • Lenin’s death
  • Abandonment of NEP
  • Aims of the 5Year plans
  • Gosplan
  • Collectivisation of agriculture
  • Elimination of the Kulaks
  • Modernization of farming
  • Grain requisition
  • Rapid industralisation
  • Development of heavy industries
  • Improvement of transport and communication net works
  • Exploitation of newly discovered mineral wealth
  • Rapid urbanisation
  • Electrification
  • Force labour
  • Police state and party purges
  • Any other relevant response

Conclusion: Candidates should round up their argument with a relevant and contextualized conclusion

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