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The Five Year Plans

From 1928, Stalin began to set up a command economy so that he could reorganise the Soviet Union and modernise industry. Stalin
thought that the Soviet Union was 100 years behind the west and he wanted to catch up, so that the Soviet Union could be…

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Conditions in the cities were very poor and disease spread very quickly. Also there was a shortage of food so people had little energy
Many peasants moved to the city and were uneducated and so they did not know how to use the machinery correctly. This meant that lots
of…

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