Major Ideas & Accomplishments of Stalin

    Joseph Stalin had many ideas and accomplished many things as a leader. He aimed to create a perfect Communist state in Russia. He planned to transform the Soviet Union into a totalitarian state. He built a police state to maintain power. He also launched the Great Purge, a campaign of terror directed at eliminating anyone who threatened his power. He gained total control of the Soviet government and Communist Party. The government and league of the Militant  Godless spread propaganda attacking religion. Stalin called for a command economy and outlined the first of several five-year plans. He began collective farms and women's roles expanded. he declared men and women equal. He transformed the Soviet Union into a totalitarian regime and an industrial and political power. He also signed a ten-year nonaggression pact with Hitler.  He changed the Soviet Union from an undeveloped country into one of the world's great industrial and military powers.