- Created by: tannykarimi
- Created on: 26-02-17 01:07
-Before collectivisation was introduced, Russian agriculture was very inefficient.
-Primitive style of labour.
-Collectivisation introduced to make agriculture more efficient by economies of scale. This would result in increased food production with a smaller agricultural labour force, generating the money and freeing up the workers needed to industrialise.
-Wanted to introduce collectivisation as an attempt to consoldiate his own power.
-Wanted to prove to people he could be a succesful leader
-Wanted Trotsky's supporters to support him
-Followed a more communist style economy after the NEP.
-Would end private ownership of land.
-Would bring about equality between agricultural workers by making them all employees of the government.
-Government controlled economy
-Intended to increase food production to create a surplus to keep army fed
-Improve industrial infrastructure to supply weapons, tanks and aircrafts
-Worried when Hitler came to power in 1933 and emphasised his hatred for communism.