Impact of Stalin's Death in Germany

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What did Stalin's death allow?
A change in policy, end of war in Korea and first serious uprising against communist role, East Germany demand reform and freedom
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When was uprising in East Germany and what was it for?
June 1953, demonstration against unreasonable production quotas
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Where did the uprising spread to in East Germany?
Spread from Berlin to more than 400 cities, towns and villages throughout East Germany
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How was the uprising put down?
By the Soviets with 25,000 arrests and 400 executions
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What did the crisis convince Ulbricht and Soviets of?
That they needed to keep a tight hold on East Germany rather than attempt reform
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