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Once the Bolsheviks were firmly in control and Stalin had established himself as the man in charge there came a great many changes to Russia during the 1920’s and 1930’s. One major problem Stalin had was the peasants. The majority of the peasants were not communist and often very distrustful of them and other outsiders. … Continue reading Collectivization

Blog 4 – 1929 Collectivization

The picture above shows one of many propaganda posters promoting collectivization and collective farm work. The Soviet government enforced collectivization of its agricultural sector as this was part of the first five-year plan. Collectivization means consolidating individual landholdings and labor into collective farms, hence the term collectivization. In short, peasants had to give up their … Continue reading Blog 4 – 1929 Collectivization