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Stalin - purges and praises

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Revision tip and answer preparation

Revision tip

Draw two spidergrams, one to show six different groups purged by Stalin, the second to show the six different aspects of the Cult of Stalin.

Answer preparation

As part of your revision, think about the arguments and facts you would use to explain:

  1. How Communist rule developed under Stalin.
  2. What the nature of Stalin's dictatorship was.
  3. Why Stalin ordered the purges.
  4. How Stalin controlled the Soviet Union.
  5. Whether Stalin's control over the Soviet Union was complete by 1941.

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