Five Year Plans

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  • FIVE YEAR PLANS
    • CAUSES
      • Political
        • Undermine Bukharin - not lenins pupil
      • Economic
        • NEP failed, it could only industrialise at a snails pace - didnt exceed Tsarist amounts
      • Ideological
        • NEP wasnt communist - only possible in a highly industrialised industry
    • FIRST PLAN 1928-32
      • Economy grew 14%
      • Iron output increased - 3.3 million to 6.2 million tonnes
      • 150,000 red specialists
      • 7 day working weeks
      • quantity over quality
    • SECOND PLAN - 1933-37
      • bread rationing ended 1934
      • Moscow metro 1935
      • Rearmament 19236 - 4 to 17% gdp
      • 6000 in shoe shop queue
      • Quantity over quality
      • Stakhanovite movement - inequalities
    • THIRD PLAN - 1938-41
      • investment doubled 1928-40 on rearmament
      • internal passports
      • coal - 128 million to 166 million tonnes in 3 year
      • 1 shop per 476 people
      • purges remove most successful
      • Steel production - 18 million tonnes same as second

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