A 8 russian soviet history - comparrison ussr vs. us
Joe Boisvert - InstructorNOAH’S ARK RUSSIAN/ SOVIETHISTORY US CONDITIONS VS.USSR
US vs. USSR USSR USA War Dead 8 Million War Dead ~425,000 plus No Purges Stalin’s Purges 40 to 90 Coming out of the Million over 30 plus Depression before the years war Population 138,739,892 War not fought of US War Fought on Soviet Soil Soil Most Cities Greatly No major damage in Damaged US
1945 -1950 USSR US Large Soviet Army taking After Surrender of Japan over Eastern Europe US Army going home Scientist and Spies Developed Atomic Bomb Developing Atomic during War Bomb No Infrastructure Communist System problems quite the Crumbling opposite/ manufacturing Infrastructure/ and ship and plane roads, trains airports/ building strong cities/ bridges/ cars
1950 USSR US Strong Army, weak Smaller Army, Strong consumer economy Nuclear Threat Housing Shortages Housing Boom, new Food Shortages house every 16 minutes in US – Levittown – Stalin Still in Power Growth of Suburbs Purges continue, Gulags Continue Most Prisoners sent back to Germany High number of German Prisoners Some Scientist encouraged to stay Spies Everywhere Spying Still in Place
1945-1987 USSR US Literacy almost 100% Literacy 99% note only Life Expectancy after fall of means people 15 and above Communalism 60 who can read and write at some level Low birth rate Life Expectancy 78.7 Over 65 years of age only half as many men as woman Birth rate after the war Baby Boomer year 300 births an Largest Land Mass in the hour World – to cold to dry little access to ocean ports Half the Size of Russia, good weather lots of water ports 138,739,892 people in 2011 Population 313,232,044 in 2011
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