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    Bolsheviks were strong government party who were able to seize power of Russia in 1917 due to the weak way the country was run. Some of the reasons why the Bolsheviks were able to take control of Russia include: the Provisional Government was very unpopular, the Petrograd soviet was powerful, Lenin returned to Russia, Kornilov was defeated by the Red Guard and the Military Committee was formed. With the ongoing World War the people of Russia began to lose faith in the Provisional Government to put a stop to Russia’s involvement, however the Bolshevik party promised to put a stop to Russia’s involvement while also solving many of the other issues which continued to plague the nation. The four main reasons as to why the Bolsheviks…

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    On October 1917, the Bolshevik party seized control over the Winter Palace in Petrograd without firing a single shot. They had been in search of this opportunity for several years. As the opportunity arose, the Bolshevik party arose with the power of giving in to the needs of the people by taking advantage of the provisional government. The Bolsheviks ability to take advantage of the provisional government enable them to take control over Russia. Although, the Bolshevik party was able to take…

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    The State Duma

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    The State Duma The State Duma was a branch of Russian government that was founded to head peace negotiations as a consultative branch and was unsuccessful due to its aristocratic ties to the early fifteenth century. The original State Duma was demolished in the seventeen hundreds and was revived in 1906 after the crisis of 1905. It was a corrupt branch of government that was relatively ineffective on account of Tsar Nicholas II and his ability to veto any legislation passed up by the Duma…

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    possibilities of socialist societies. One of Orwell's goals in writing Animal Farm was to portray the Russian (or Bolshevik) Revolution of 1917 as one that resulted in a government more oppressive than the last. Thus the book is filled with allegories, and in this paper, three major allegories will be discussed more in-depth; Napoleon; Mr. Jones; and finally Boxer. Napoleon was based on Joseph Stalin, who ruled the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1953. He is presumed to be named after the French…

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    The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica. “Duma: Russian Assembly.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 03 Dec. 2015.The article about the Russian Assembly called The Duma found in the Encyclopedia of Britannica contained an extreme amount of information. The article starts out by explaining what the Duma is. The article states, “The Duma constituted the lower house of the Russian parliament, and the State Council was the upper house.” The Duma was appointed by Czar Nicholas II…

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    The Russian Revolution of 1917 has been interpreted by various historiographical positions regarding the causation and overall inevitability of the revolution. While the theory of deepening revolution, theorized by Crane Britton which suggests that the Russian revolution followed a determinist state of events leading towards a new governmental ideology, is a possible explanation for the events in 1917, the historiographical position which best explains the inevitability of the Russian revolution…

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    the Balkans and the Russians (eastern). 2. Briefly describe what happened on each of these three fronts. On the western front they were struggling with putting up a good defense but with their strategy of using attrition they became more successful. They still had many casualties because the enemies were using deep trenches, barbed-wire everywhere, land mines and huge amount of machine guns. There were 700,000 German casualties, 90,000 British and 850,000 French. For the Russia and Balkan…

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    Estonia Research Paper

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    Trade Press on page twenty of Estonia: Society & Culture, “Traditionally, parents arranged their children’s marriages in Estonia. The modern Estonian culture allows dating, and girls meet boys in schools, at the workplace, in social settings, or through online dating services. (World Trade, P. 2011, p. 20)” The modern Estonia tends to be more technologically verse. As government can be accessed through an internet website, people vote, submit taxes online, and much more (e-estonia). Marriage is…

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    imprisonment, if not torture and death. Every few days, when they shoved a bowl of gruel at her and some stale cheese, she flirted with the guards. When they questioned her, she followed the script that her friends had taught her, to the letter. “No, that’s not my name. Like I said, you have wrong woman.” “We know who you are, Ava. You are the shameless whore who was working with the Russian Captain.” The guards took a special dislike towards her, learning she was also a Jew. “No. I have…

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    Anna Akhmatova Allusion

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    history. One example of such a person is Anna Akhmatova, a 20th century Russian poet who lived through Joseph Stalin’s rule of the Soviet Union, a time period characterized by severe oppression and a persistent fear of death. Akhmatova used a variety of techniques throughout her poetry, but nevertheless the biblical allusions used in Requiem, Lot’s Wife, Rachel and “Thank you, God” were effective in demonstrating the suffering of Russians during Stalinist Russia.…

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