Lecture 6 The Russian Revolution pdf version

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The Russian Revolution, 1917
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I. Factors Precipitating Revolution A. Issues tied to Russian industrialization Late and limited industrialization Relied heavily on French collaboration and capital Produced worker unrest
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B. Issues tied to the rural society and politics Tensions in the Russian countryside Serfs had been freed in 1861 but peasants still very poor Peasants wanted land; government did not want to give it
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C. Problems with the Russian system of absolute rule Romanov dynasty had been on throne for 300 years. Nicholas II did not want to betray “family traditions” of absolutism as the best way to run a government.
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D. Intellectuals and political dissent Intellectuals wanted reform – some organized to overthrow the tsar as early as the 1880s They called first for liberal reform—a constitution, political parties But increasingly, as more intellectuals were arrested and sent into exile for plotting against the tsar, they also became interested in socialism.
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II. The Rise of the Bolsheviks Many Russian intellectuals were living outside of Russia by the early
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