The Soviet and Eastern Europe

Chapter 12 Section 2 Book Notes

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The Reign of Stalin

Government

1946

The governement decreed that all literary and scientific work musst conform to the political needs of the state.

Surpassing

1950

By 1950 the Russian Revolution had surpassed prewar levels by more than 40 percent.

Stalin

1952

Stalin had little respect fo the Communist party.

Soviet Union

1953

In 1953 the Soviet Union was known to have a world power amd was testin hydrogen bombs.

Space

1957

The first satalleite was sent to space.

The Khrushchev Era

Khrushchev

1956

Khrushchev condemned Stalin for his violence mass representation and terror.

The Loosing

1962

Khrushchev started loosing up the government . He allowed publication of things.

The Meeting

1964

Khrushchev was voted out as a leader by the Soviet Union.

Communists Patterns of Control

Soviet Controlling

1945 - 1947

Soviet controlled Communist governments.

Following Stalin

1948 - 1953

East European followed Stalin's example.

Tito's Death

1980

Tito the ruler of Yogoslavia died.

Revolts Against Communism

Free Nation

1956

Imre Nagy declared Hungray as a free nation.

Protesting

1956

Protestin in Poland became a big deal and it erupted because of that Wladyslaw Gomulka was elescted as secratary.

Developments

1956

Developments in Poland led Hungarian Communists to seek the same kinds of reforms.

Invading

1968

The Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia and crushed the reform movement.

Secratary

1968

Alexander Dubcek was elected as secratary of the Communist Party.