- The Purges became part of the Revision of History. What was the Revision of History?
- In the 1930's, Stalin began to rewrite the history of Russia and the Soviet union in the 20th century. He made out that he was much more important than he really had been before he came to power.
- Textbooks and encyclopaedias were destroyed or altered. Children in school had to paste over pages in their books with the new versions of what had happened.
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