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Joseph Stalin’s Forced Famine Genocide

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Gabrielle Cutts

English 10
Stevens High School
Claremont NH
June 08, 2011

Joseph Stalin’s Forced Famine Genocide

Topic: Joseph Stalin Forced Famine Genocide of 1932-1933 Question: Was the words reaction to Joseph Salin’s genocide against the USSR appropriate? Argument: The world did not react to the Stain’s Forced Famine genocide of 1932-1933, but they should have intervened and forced Stalin to feed the people of the Ukraine, because they need to make Stalin realize that it’s not acceptable to starve his people. I: (# Two) Events A. Forced famine. B. Halted all food shipments at the border. C. Killed or sent thousands to concentration camps. D. Five Year Plan II: (# Five) Location A. Moscow B. Germany C. Ukraine III. (# Six) Parties A. Kulaks B. Germans C. Ukrainians IV. (# Seven) Times A. 1932 B. 1933

Joseph Stalin’s Forced Famine Genocide Genocides have been taking place all over the world for thousands of years. They can happen at any moment, on any day of the week. Most of the time there is no given time or a set place determining where these set genocides will take place. In 1932, Joseph Stalin constructed a mass genocide putting a hold on all food shipments and starving over six million people in the “Bread Basket” of the USSR or the Ukraine.
Joseph Stalin was born in Gori, Georgia on December 21, 1879. His name given at birth was Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili. From 1902 to1913, Stalin was arrested eight times and was imprisoned in Siberia. He escaped seven out of the eight times while in prison. While in prison, inmates nicknamed him “Stalin” which translates to "Man of Steel." (“Joseph Stalin”) .He felt this would be a good name for his image. In 1924 the leader of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Lenin



Cited: "Joseph Stalin." Jewish Virtual Library - Homepage. 2011. Web. 13 Apr. 2011. http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/stalin.html. "Genocide in the 20th Century: Stalin 's Forced Famine 1932-33." The History Place. Web. 13 Apr. 2011. http://www.historyplace.com/worldhistory/genocide/stalin.htm.

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