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Stalin

4.2 - The 1936 Constitution

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What had Lenin quickly introduced in 1918? A constitution.
When had Lenin quickly introduced a constitution? 1918
What happened to the constitution quickly introduced by Lenin in 1918? It had been replaced in 1924 by a new one that recognised the creation of the USSR - the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
What happened to the constitution of 1924? In 1936, a new one was written by Bukharin. It was described by Stalin as 'the most democratic in the world'. It guaranteed people their rights, including freedom of speech and religion.
What was the part of the Bukharin's 1936 constitution that related to elections? A Supreme Soviet would be elected by everyone aged 18 and over in a secret ballot.
What were the issues with the Supreme Soviet? Only Communist Party members were allowed to be candidates, and the Supreme Soviet met for only two weeks a year. The ruling committee of the party, controlled by Stalin, had the real power.
Instead of the Supreme Soviet, who had the real power in the USSR? The ruling committee of the party, controlled by Stalin.
In what way were Stalin's secret police, the NKVD, included in Bukharin's 1936 constitution? They were not - they acted outside constitution.
What did it mean that the NKVD acted outside constitution? That they could do whatever they wanted - imprisonment or murder for anyone under suspicion.
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