Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
Khrushchev
DE-STALINISATION:
How did it start?
"Secret speech" at 20th Party Congress 1956. Said:
Wrong to elevate Stalin to Godlike: he knew everything, made decisions for everyone else
He had discarded Lenin's methods of convincing and education, turned to violence, mass
repression and torture
Such criticism was a shock as…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
To prove communism was successful, (Cold War), so had to produce enough food.
Personal belief that a system that couldn't provide even basics, needed reform: "What sort
of communism is it that cannot provide a sausage?"
Key features?
Food prices were raised to encourage production
Peasants could sell produce from…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »