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2. Who were killed in the Trial of the 16?

  • Yezhov
  • Zinoviev and Kamenev
  • Bukharin
  • Radek

3. Who were killed in the Trial of the 17?

  • Zinoviev and Kamenev
  • Lenin
  • Radek and Sokolnikov
  • Trotsky

4. What were the benefits to Stalin of Kirov's death?

  • He had a pretext to purge anyone in the Party who agreed with his ideas
  • He could get rid of Yagoda
  • He had a pretext to purge anyone in the Party that he felt might be a threat and and opportunity to ensure the population was under his control
  • He could kill everyone in the Party and rule completely alone

5. What were the social impacts of the Terror?

  • Families of the victims gained compensation
  • Friends and family of the victims were likely to become victims themselves and social bonds of friendship breakdown due to fear
  • Frienship broke down because propaganda said people were better when they were independent
  • More people attended social events to console those who had lost a family member to the purges.

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