A woman borrowed $2000 and agreed to repay it atthe end of 3 years, together with 10% simple interestper year. How much will she pay 3 years hence?
3/30/16: Stalin’s “Revolution from Above.” 1 Stalin’s “Revolution from Above”. ***test questions** Conditions of everyday life for industrial workers. o 19291935: Food rationing. Consumer goods were in short supply. Clothes. Shoes. Home goods. Very little emphasis placed on consumer goods. Collectivization of Agriculture —Stalin’s objective. o His goal was to transform from an agricultural for a greater output for the land. Feed industrial workers. Export grain in order to obtain equipment. o Orders to peasants. Give up their private land and their livestock. Relocated. o Collective farms. Transformed private agriculture into staterun collective farms. Set on farms to meet quotas. They were allowed to have a little land for themselves and animals for themselves. Begun in 1929. By 1935 collectivization was complete in most areas of the Soviet Union. Resistance from kulaks. Term that came to be used for peasants who resisted collectivization. Burnt their fields and killed their livestock in order to resist Stalin. o ½ of the horse population was slaughtered during the resistance. Steel horse led to the development of the tractor to work on the fields. o They were seen as an impediment to progress. Stalin’s response: Forced labor. o Stalin did what he wanted regardless of other human thoughts. o “Liquidate them as a class”. Several hundred thousand were killed. About 2 million were sent to labor camps. 3/30/16: Stalin’s “Revolution from Above.” 2 The labor camp system was known as the gulag. 193233: o Let nature run its course and let people die. Famine in the southern region of the Soviet Union. The 1933 famine claimed some 35 million lives. Stalin’s methods for achieving his revolution: o (1) Terror. Written our death warrants for his implement of terror on those he thought were enemies of his revolution. Stalin’s view on terror (handout). To choose one’s victims, to prepare one’s plans minutely…and then to go to bed… there is nothing sweeter in the world. An Enemy of the People is not only one who does sabotage but one who doubts the rightness of the Party line. And there is a lot of them and we must liquidate them 193738: The “Great Terror”. o Campaign to purge people who are an enemy of the people. Essential to the success of the country. People from all rules of life were considered an enemy. o Nearly 1 million people killed. o 1.5 million people sent to labor camps. o (2) Propaganda: A.O. Advienko: Everything he has and everything he is, is because of Stalin. Stalin is the new God in the Soviet Union. Be willing to work hard and sacrifice for Stalin. o “The cult of Stalin”. o Other examples. Romance novels. Paintings. o (3) Rewards for Stakhanovites: Make people work harder for their goods. 3/30/16: Stalin’s “Revolution from Above.” 3 ‘Heroes of labor’ (handout). Extra rations. Housing. Special resort places. Priority access of all kinds. Automobiles. Rewarded directly with consumer goods: o Lengths of cloth. o Sewing machines. o Gramophones. o Cars.