USSR key dates - Topic 4

Uni's opened to all
1917
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Programme launched to provide free, universal and compulsory education for all children aged 7-17
1917
2 of 22
Equal pay for men and women law passed
December 1917
3 of 22
Existing church schools were taken over by the government and education at primary and secondary school level were based on the comprehensive model
1918
4 of 22
70% of Uni places had to be offered to wokring class people
1929
5 of 22
Tutition fees introduced for the last years of secondary education
1940
6 of 22
The attitude that women were expected to work was widepsread
1950s
7 of 22
Minimum wage introduced
1956
8 of 22
Uprising in Hungary
1956
9 of 22
History exams cancelled in light of Khrushchev's relevations about Stalin
1956
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Serious unrest in Kazakhstan amongst the Komsomol who had been encouraged to work there iin poor living conditions and with a lack of clean water
1959
11 of 22
Protests over food prices
1962
12 of 22
Soviet Military Intervention used in Czechoslovakia to quell serious unrest
1968
13 of 22
Strikes and riots over food shortages in Sverdlovsk
1969
14 of 22
Unrest over poor housing in Kiev
1969
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Assassination attempt on Brezhnev
1969
16 of 22
The government introduced a one year course on prinicpes of the soviet state and law to make young citizens aware of their obligations
1975
17 of 22
Free trade union set up
1977
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Terrorism: a bomb on the Moscow Metro killed several passengers
1977
19 of 22
1/3 of soviet citizens were in education
1980s
20 of 22
Strikes and riots over food shortages in Gorki
1980
21 of 22
20 million alcoholics in the USSR
1987
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1917

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Programme launched to provide free, universal and compulsory education for all children aged 7-17

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December 1917

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1918

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1929

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