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1926 Record grain harvest
1927-28 Decreasing grain harvests
1927-29 Grain Procurement Crisis
1928 Voluntary collectivisation drive
1928-29 Emergency measures ­ rationing and
grain requisitioning reintroduced
1929 November: Decree sending out
Twenty-Five-Thousanders
December: Forced collectivisation
ordered
1930 January: Stalin approves `Decree on
Measures for the Elimination of Kulak
Households'
March: `Dizzy…

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The liquidation of the kulaks: Dekulakisation marked the end of capitalism and independent farming in the
countryside. It increased the speed of collectivisation as with the liquidation of the kulaks came immediate
collectivisation of all farms. Poorest peasants in charge and could use the kulaks resources and share in a…

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Mao seemed to share Stalin's belief that the Peasants were `inherently capitalistic'. The state were said to have
become the `ultimate landlord'. Collectivisation had been imposed on china as part of a massive social experiment.
Although Mao came from a peasant background he really seemed to look down on the…

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