The Purges

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When was Stalin established as Vozhd?
1929
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What did the establihement of Stalin as Vozhd allow him to do?
He had full control of the state as he was the state
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When was the 'Stalin Enrolment'?
1931-1934
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What was the 'Stalin Enrolment'?
Encouraged skilled workers to join the Communist Party
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What did the 'Stalin Enrolment' lead to?
People owing their position to Stalin
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When did the Purges start?
1932
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Who was the first person to be publicly tried?
Ryutin
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How did Stalin justify the Purges?
Said people were plotting against him
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When were Stalin's instruments of control created?
1933-1934
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What were Stalin's instruments of control based on?
The centralisation of law enforcement agencies
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What main agency did Stalin control?
NKVD
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When was Kirov murdered?
1st December 1934
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Why was Kirov most likely murdered by Stalin?
Because people wanted Kirov to be in power
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What was signed after Kirov's murder?
Decree against terrorist acts
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When were the post-Kirov purges?
1934-1936
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What were Stalin's supporters given?
Kirov's jobs
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When was the Stalin Constitution?
1936
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What did the Stalin Constitution guaruntee?
Basic rights and freedoms
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What was the issue with the Stalin Constitution?
It didn't place guidlines on party members
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When was the Great Purge?
1936-1939
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What happened in the Great Purge?
Show trials
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What were the victims of the Great Purge accused of?
Conspiring against Russia
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When was the Purge of the Armed Forces?
1937
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When was Yezhovschina?
1937-1938
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How were the Five Year Plans pushed in Yezhovschina?
Forced labour camps
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How did Stalin avoid blame for Yezhovschina?
Blamed Yezhov
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Who was executed at the 1936 Show trial?
Kamanev and Zinoviev
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What were the people executed in the 1937 show trial accused of forming?
Anti-Soviet Trotskyist Centre
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Who was executed in the 1938 show trial?
Bukharin, Rykov, Tomsky
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