lecture 7 - Communist Revolutions at Conc. Of WW1 9/24/2007...

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Communist Revolutions at Conc. Of WW1 24/09/2007 11:14:00 TERMS     October Revolution Leon Trustley Bolsheviks Cossacks Béla Kün (1886-1938) Aster Revolution (Oct. 1918) Hungarian Soviet Reublic Admiral Miklos Horthy National Army Red Terror Roa Luxemburg (1870-1919) Spartacus League Spartacus uprising (Jan. 5 and 12, 1919) - In the mind of certain Anti-Semites there was no difference between threat  posed by Jews and by communists Why fear of communism? Not just a political movement, was threatening to destroy everything people  recognized about European civilization Religion was going to die, private ownership, relations between men and  women, any notion of hierarchy—communism was frightening to people due  to these facts Not an imagined fear, a very real fear Intensified by the outbreak of 3 major communist revolutions 3 Major communist revolutions and role Jews played in them: Russian Revolution o Broke out in 1917 and took place in 2 stages o In February/March of 1917 was a liberal revolution
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o Group of liberal politicians overthrew the Czar and set up what was  known as a Provisional Government (Temporary Government) o Emancipation of Russian Jews and abolishment of Pale of Settlement o Provisional government wasn’t able to do much and thus was  overthrown by a group of communists known as Bolsheviks (headed 
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