Stalin's 5 year plans

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What were the 5 year plans?
A series of nationalised plans for the economic development of the Soviet Union
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Why did Stalin introduce the 5 year plan?
In order for Russia to catch up with the modernised West
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When was the first five year plan?
1928-1933
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What was Gosplan?
or this, he developed three Five-year Plans between 1928 and 1938. Gosplan, the state planning agency which drew up targets for production for each factory.
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What did the first 5 year plan focus on?
This plan focused on rapid industrialisation and initiated the collectivisation of agriculture
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What did Stalin aim to do by increasing the number of industrial workers?
Reducing the power of the peasants
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What type of production did Stalin focs on?
Iron, coal,oil and steel
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When was the second 5 year plan?
1933-1937
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What was the aim of the second 5 year plan?
To expand the goals of his previous plan and place an emphasis on heavy industry
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Why did the second 5 year plan cause a lower standard of living?
consumer preferences were disregarded and focus shifted toward military goods and heavy industry. The lower availability and quality of consumer goods hurt the economy.
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When was the third 5 year plan?
1938-1941
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What was the aim of the third 5 year plan?
To produce more good but was interrupted by WW2 so focused on the production of weapons and other wartime materials
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What were Stakhanovites?
Champion workers amed after a coal miner who broke the record for the amount of coal dug up in a single shift
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What type schemes were introduced and why?
Education schemes to train skilled, literate workers.
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