Russian Civil War

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  • The Importance Of Petrine Reforms Of Alexander II

    of Engineering in 1712, and the School of Science in 1724. Peter’s administrative reforms were focused on bringing Russia up to Western standard and out of a “primitive era”, understanding that this required the restructuring of every part of the Russian Empire that the administrative government could control, and give the administrative government control of even more parts of the State…

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  • Comparing Doctor Zhivago And The Tsarist Regime

    First there prisons, then there were gulags, the Russian Revolution truly did create an equal country, but the only form of equality they created was equality of suffering. The Russian Revolution was a controversial event that led to a new state, the USSR. Its goals were to create a classless society where the workers, or proletariat, had control over society and the government. In order to do this, they had to take it from the business owners and landowners, the bourgeoisie. In Doctor Zhivago,…

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  • Poverty In Crime And Punishment, By Raskolnikov

    Crime and Punishment Essay Imagine coming home one winter day barefoot and barely clothed and hearing your siblings crying of hunger and coldness because there wasn’t enough food and blankets. More than 1.3 billion people live in poverty today, and 1 billion of those individuals are innocent children (Unknown). Knowing the struggle of poverty, these children obtain enough motivation to strive for success or in times of desperation commit crimes such as stealing: food, clothes, or anything…

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  • Chapter 27: The New Power Balance, 1850-1900

    easier, thus creating the scramble for Africa. b. isolating Egypt from the Ottoman Empire's protection. c. creating lower shipping costs, thus stimulating shipping and construction of steamships for overseas trade.* d. setting France and England at war with one another. e. making a deal with Egypt to sell out other African nations at the Berlin Conference. 5. Often colonial territory was seized without the consent of the home government by a. ex-slave traders motivated to make money on…

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  • Analysis Of Mightier Than The Sword

    Mightier than the Sword, Uncle Toms’ Cabin and the Battle for America was written by Davis S. Reynolds, a Twentieth century biographer, literary critic and historian who has written fifteen books which have analyzed and given clear insight to the Civil War Era. Reynolds received a Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkley and obtained a B.A form Amherst College, and is also a regular reviewer for the New York Times. His further accomplishments are as follows: Ambassador Book award,…

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  • Pigs And Characters In Animal Farm, By George Orwell

    takeover of Joseph Stalin. The three pigs lay down the core principles of Animalism, and the animals enthusiastically accept them, which is similar to the way that Stalin introduced new laws and policies which would further the Communist vision, and the Russian people accepted them, eager for a change for the better. Napoleon soon chased Snowball off the farm, because he opposed Snowball’s plan for a windmill. Napoleon very quickly made it known that anyone who opposed him will be brutally…

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  • Reasons For The Failure Of The 1905 Revolution

    When considering what the main reason that the 1905 Revolution failed was, we must understand that there were many reasons that ultimately contributed to its failure. The armed forces remained loyal to the Tsar, ensuring that the rebels did not get out of hand. The revolutionaries had differing political opinions which meant that it was impossible for them to be united, making them easy targets to be wiped out. The October Manifesto seemed to be the solution that many of the revolutionaries were…

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  • Hope Against Hope Nadezhda Mandelstam Analysis

    Under Stalin’s control, the Soviet Union experienced a foundational transformation that served to create a new empire. The Communist Party became the core of the state, forming a government of party leaders and soviets, as well as replacing capitalist elements of the former era with the ideology of socialism. Stalin’s Soviet Union also underwent rapid industrialization, shifting the country’s chief economy from agriculture to manufacturing. Nevertheless, the push for industrialization saw…

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  • James R Gibson Analysis

    Article Review James R. Gibson is a distinguished Canadian historical geographer at York University. He specializes in Russian geography, ethnology and history research.1 In the article, Gibson demonstrated and expounded the true factors of Russia’s absence in the North Pacific discovery and exploration. He offers a detailed study in both of the Russian histories and geography. Throughout the article, he clearly identified with two main points that Russia was “lack of opportunity and lack of…

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  • Differences Of Tsar And Lenin's Government In Russia

    As World War 1 goes to the end, Russia gets to an informal situation. The leader of Russia who was Tsar was ruling the country in a wrong way. After the corruption of Tsar, Lenin who is part of the Bolsheviks comes up and rules the country. He comes up with a government that will give land and takes care of the country. As a result, Lenin became a leader who made Russia a stable country. Lenin’s government was overall more different than Tsar’s government for many important reasons. The main…

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