This source shows Stalin shaking women's hands and the women seem very happy. This is probably a scene when he is giving the women jobs so they can also help to improve the country's economy.This source is chosen because it shows that women were given equal rights and did not have to interfered by their husbands and that they had complete control of their lives. Women were finally allowed to contribute to the economy of the country. This source shows that Stalin's rule was beneficial for the USSR as he got more people to help to boost the country's economy and he also gained the support of women as they were given equal rights.
The source shows two men handing over a head of a person on a plate to Stalin . The two men look worried and scared which is probably because they fear that would happen to them as well.This source is chosen because it shows us about how people were killed by Stalin's order as he wanted to wipe out all enemies or opposition of any sort. This brought great fear to most people a shown by the expressions of the two men. This source shows that Stalin's rule was not beneficial for the USSR as he was killing a lot of people including some of the skilled workers.
This source shows Stalin holding a bucket of skulls and bones. He seems to have a very stern look. This source is chosen because it shows the result of what would happen if people indicated anti-Stalin sentiments. This built fear among the people. They were not given the freedom of speech which also made them feel controlled . The people were forced to follow Stalin' s ways of leading and they had to act according to his command well. This source shows that Stalin's rule was not beneficial for the USSR because he was forcefully gaining their support and through this process he ended up killing many innocent people who had meant no harm to Stalin.
This source shows a lot of people holding up a picture of Stalin. This a picture taken on Stalin's 70th birthday. This source is chosen because it shows that everyone is proud and happy of Stalin because of all the achievements and successes credited to him. Stalin claimed that all of the great successes were due to his leadership qualities and he also put pictures and posters of him everywhere similar to this picture. The people have been brainwashed to think of him as a very good leader whom everyone looks up to.This source shows that Stalin's rule was not beneficial for the USSR because instead of showing the people that he was a true and confident leader without the use of propaganda lead to the people not having freedom of thoughts. He would be known as a great leader if had been able to gain support from the people without restricting their thoughts.
This source shows students looking at a picture of Stalin with very happy faces probably because education was made compulsory and the students could finally be educated about things for free. This source is chosen because it shows how the students felt about this new idea and how successful Stalin was to maintain a good image of himself.This allowed him to be seen as the father of the people. This source shows that Stalin's rule was beneficial as he managed to gain the support of children and also got an opportunity to bring more progress to his plans as he was able to include propaganda. This also helped to bring the country's economy forward in the future with educated children as they are the future.
This source is about how Stalin began his purges of those in the Soviet Union . It shows how people were made to confess to crimes they did not commit during show trials. This source is chosen because it shows how people were tortured to confess to crimes they did not commit which shows that Stalin was a very selfish man as he was willing to torture or kill people when he felt threatened or he feared them threatening his plans and beliefs. He felt that this was the best way for him to move forward with his plans and be successful which wast clear anything or person which posed a threat to him. This source shows that Stalin's rule was not beneficial for USSR as he started accusing people for different crimes and also started killing innocent people who actually did not plan to pose any threat to Stalin.
In conclusion, Stalin was not a saviour of the USSR although he manged to gain support from the women and children by giving the women equal rights and giving the children free education for at least nine years. This helped to boost the economy of the country as he had extra support from the women. He also managed to secure a good future for the country by educating the children. However, Stalin was also responsible for many deaths of innocent and skilled workers who had meant no harm to him and could have also helped to improve the economy of the country which cannot be compensated by the good things he has done. He brainwashed the people as well to make them have a good impression of him and also see him as true leader with very good leadership skills. So this implies that Stalin was not a Saviour of the USSR.