Why did Stalin Collectivise and Industrialise?


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Why did Stalin Collectivise and Industrialise?
  1. Fear of Invastion
    1. Stalin had fears of an attack from the west
      1. Industrialisation was essential in the Soviet Union was to ensure victory in a future war
        1. Industrialisation would strengthen the country and deter any opponent
        2. Dissapointing Output
          1. Economically the Soviet industrial production remained disappointing.
            1. In 1920s Soviet production was less than that of France
              1. Control would help the govt. ensure a good economy and rapid expansion to be ahead of other nations.
              2. Communist Principles
                1. By creating and sharing wealth Stalin hoped to base on communist principles.
                  1. Industrialisation would guarantee the survival of the communist revolution
                    1. It would replace the hated Nepmen (private owners and traders that benefited from the NEP)
                    2. Leadership
                      1. Industrialisation would consolidate Stalins position further and give him total control of Russian Industry
                        1. Stalin could remove any other right wing members and by 1929 he felt more secure in his position in the party
                          1. The right wing members of the Politburo (Bukharin, Tomsky and Rykow) were in favour of the NEP. Stalin removed them later.
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