Personality Cults

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  • Created on: 09-05-18 12:25

1. Who was most likely to take to the cult? (Sarah Davies)

  • People who had risen from humble beginnings
  • Mothers
  • All of the above
  • people who benefited from the regime
  • Soldiers
  • workers and peasants (tsar like figure)
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2. what does the peak of the Stalin cult coincide with?

  • Key officials death
  • Stalin's Birthday
  • Terror- the Purge (unites people with love of Stalin)
  • Party anniversary

3. When did Stalin's cult originate?

  • 1933-1935
  • 1933
  • 1929- 1933
  • 1935

4. who argues there are 4 aspects to Stalin Cult? (1. Closeness to Lenin, 2. personal role o soviet success, 3. closeness to the people, 4. celebrate his writings)

  • Sheila Fitzpatrick
  • Graeme Gill
  • Sarah Davies
  • Emilio Gentile

5. why was there scepticism to the cult?

  • could be counterproductive if pushed too far
  • all of the above
  • People trusted their own memories
  • people compared Stalin to Lenin unfavourably
  • Surprise emergence of Stalin in Media was met with suspicion
  • people said they were copying the Nazis

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