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    The Russian Revolution

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    The Russian Revolution in 1917 was a terrible year for the people in Russia. World War I was a dangerous war that involved a lot of countries that fought against other countries. Russia did not have modernized weapons that would give them an advantage against their enemies , not having modernized weapons to a high number of casualties and Russia had a lot of casualties like the in the battle of Tannenberg. Russia’s economy was struggling, so many people lacked necessary materials and food because of that, the peasants of Russia were starving. In rural area of Russia, the prices of food could not be afford. During the reign of Nicholas II, many people blamed Nicholas II for the massive amount of Russians casualties. Additionally,…

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    Farm, one of George Orwell’s main goals was to portray the Russian Revolution of 1917 in his writing through character’s, events, and concepts. His goal was clearly shown in his text because many important people of the Russian Revolution were seen through animals, events that took place in the Russian Revolution were reflected in his writing, and many concepts of the time were shown in a different form. He accomplished his goal by using simpler characters and an easier concept to grasp. Orwell…

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    Grigori Rasputin and the 1917 Russian Revolution One of the most significant events of Russian history was the 1917 Revolution. Predating the revolution, Russia was formed of a hierarchy society consisting of four piers; royalty, aristocracy, middle class and peasantry. After the 1917 Revolution, Russia was dismantled and transformed into the Soviet Union under the governance of the Communist Party. The Communist Party consisted of socialists with the objective to modernize their country-as…

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    1.Explain the connection between World War I (1914-1918) and the Russian Revolution (1917). In the beginning Russia was sticking up for themselves against the other countries. But then Russia would begin to lose a lot of their men, there was little to no food, which made the Russians demand to drop out of the war. But Czar Nicholas II disagreed and stayed in the war which made more complications with Russia which started the Revolution, 2.Identify or define: (a) Vladimir I. Lenin, (b) Joseph…

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    The Russian Revolution of 1917 fascinated the entire world. For many years, Czar Nicholas II had a growing amount of dissatisfaction among his subjects. Russia was blighted with several different issues that developed out of the control of Nicholas II and by the time he attempted to create any reform, the damage was too substantial to be affected. One of the largest problems was the droughts that plagued the people. These droughts were often regular due to the climate, however, were particularly…

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    Russian Revolution Causes

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    The Russian Revolution was perhaps one the most important events of the 20th century; it cannot be doubted that it had a massive influence on social ideologies and world history. The Russian Revolution, known today as a bloody and chaotic revolution, was characterized by the friction that existed between the citizens of Russia and Tsar Nicholas II. In 1917, two revolutions swept through the country, ending the imperial rule that existed. In March, the February Revolution erupted and forced…

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    Orlando Figes is a professor of history at the University of London. He has published many books concerning Russian history, such as A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924, which received the Wolfson History Prize and other awards as well. Figes has proven to be a very accomplished author, proving the world with comprehensive information about Russian history, which have been translated into more than 20 languages. In his book, Revolutionary Russia, 1981-1991, he provides a…

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    How was life as a Bolshevik? George Orwell thought the Bolshevik played a big part in Russian History therefore including them in the book Animal Farm. In George Orwell book Animal Farm it best explains to readers what the Bolshevik were for and about. The Bolsheviks were members of a Russian Social- Democratic Workers Party led by Lenin. He eventually had control over the Russian Government and became dominant political power. The group originally came about at the party’s second congress in…

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    The Russian Revolution was a major turning point in Russian history. Destructive, dangerous, harsh, and cruel are words that characterize the Russian Revolution. The Russian Revolution caused major political changes in Russia. The Russian Revolution had many negative outcomes, but it also had some positive outcomes. The Russian Revolution was a failure because there was a loss of many freedoms such as press, speech, and equality. Joseph Stalin also reduced the rights of many Russians. Many…

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    Russian history is filled with uprisings aimed against the autocracy. Most of early revolts were provoked by peasants who lacked knowledge in politics and economics. Which made it difficult to implement concrete reforms even if the uprisings were successful. However, during the 19th century everything changed. Young Russian nobles were influenced by Western European ideas, and wanted to make a difference. They organised several movements that resulted in a revolt on December 14th, 1825. Even…

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