Question 6.1

Write a few lines to show what you know about kulaks.


Answer to be written

  1. It’s a Russian word for well-to-do peasants who, according to Stalin were holding stocks of grains in the hope of higher prices.
  2. In 1928 , Party members toured the grain-producing areas , supervising enforced grain collections , and raiding ‘kulaks’.
  3. To develop modern farms , and run them along industrial lines with machinery , it was necessary to ‘eliminate kulaks’ , take away land from peasants , and establish state-controlled large farms .
  4. What followed was Stalin’s collectivisation programme .

Question 6.2

Write a few lines to show what you know about the Duma


Answer to be written

  • During the 1905 Revolution , the Tsar allowed the creation of an elected consultative Parliament or Duma .
  • The first Duma was dismissed by The Tsar within 75 days and the second Duma was re-elected within three months .
  • Tsar did not want any questioning of his authority or any reduction in his power.  
  • He changed the voting laws and packed the third Duma with conservative politicians .

Question 6.3

Write a few lines to show what you know about the women workers between 1900 and 1930 

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.