Second Five Year Plan

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Second Five Year Plan

Priorities:

  • Improve the agricultural output:tractors
  • Railways
  • Increase supply of consumer goods
  • Moscow Metro
  • New factories
  • A system of wages, more work and more pay
  • New industries (chemical processing)
  • Increasing the standard of living
  • War production (towards the end)

Progress:

Stakhanovite Movement

  • Alexi Stakhanov. 1935: 102 tonnes of coal in a 6 hour shift

One month later: 227 tonnes

Received rewards (200 roubles, new apartment, tickets to cinemas) Planned. Propaganda.

Evaluation

+ Plans were more realistic than the first. Production of raw materials still continued to expand (output of steel trebled due to production from new plants - Magnitogorsk)

+ Transport:

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