1936 Constitution

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What confirmed Stalin's and the communists party's control over the USSR?
The new constitution
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How was the structure of parliament changed?
There was 2 chambers
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What were the 2 chambers of parliament?
Soviet union and Soviet of nationalities
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How often were elections held?
Every 4 years
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Why were the elections pointless?
There was only 1 party, so the elections were never contested
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Where did the real power lie?
With Stalin and the central committee
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What were persecuted?
Churches
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What was banned?
Religious services
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Which religious figures were persecuted and sent to labour camps?
Priests
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Why was art, music and literature censored?
So they would glorify the achievements of the communist revolution adn people
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What was USSR classed as?
A totalitarian state
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How many were estimated to die in the gulags from 1930-50?
50 million
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