This source shows a farmer, and a dead horse lying on the floor. At that time, farmers could not provide for themselves and their families, let alone their animals, which is their only source of income. Since the farms belonged to the states, many farmers could not fend and provide for themselves, resulting in famine in both the people and animals. 'SIX MILLION PERISH IN SOVIET FAMINE" "peasant's crops seized, they and their animals starve" This sentence showed that the famine was very serious. During that famine period, close to seven million peasants died of starvation due to the extreme shortage of food. Since stalin brought a famine, he is a misfortune to the USSR.
This shows stalin's soldiers, holding guns. There was a reason why so many people were afraid of Stalin. This was one of the reasons that implicated fear in the people. Many people knew that they were constantly watched by stalin's officials. Since if they did or said something wrong, they might get killed or executed, many people were living in fear under stalin, therefore, since stalin brought almost nothing, but fear to the people, stalin was a misfortuneto the USSR.
This source shows stalin on top of a mountain full of skulls and dead bodies, and stalin is holding a bloody knife. This cartoon showed that he caused a lot of people's death, and the expression on the stalin cartoon's expression on his face did not show any negative, however positive expressions, showing that he is positive about the amount of people killed. This shows that Stalin dont really care about the well being of his people, therefore he was a misfortune to the USSR.
This source shows soldiers building a tunnel. The people can be seen working very hard to build the tunnel, and that this is hard labour. Stalin obviously did not really care about the people's welfare, to request them to do such hard work, in such a bad condition. From this source, i can infer that many people suffered under Stalin, therefore, Stalin was a misfortune to the USSR.
This source shows Stalin pouring paint on a bucket that says '"Red Propaganda" onto earth. This shows that stalin influenced the world with his propaganda, to let everyone be loyal and respect him. Example, the education there was loaded with alot of propaganda, with emphasised communism and atheisim. This shows that stalin wanted the younger people of the country to be loyal and support him throughout, explaining the amount of popoganda he used.
From this source, i can infer that the people and peasants under stalin were unhappy, and they had bad living standards. The people in the source look very weak and skinny, explaining the famine and that they had starved alot. They also have an unhappy look on their faces, showing that they are not happy staying there and they lived in bad conditions. At that time, people were forced to live in cramped conditions, without proper running water and sanitation, living in overcrowded cities.