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Unformatted text preview: o Civil War in Russia Background on Russia in 1914 1861 emancipation of the serfs 1904 outbreak of Russo-Japanese War Russia humiliated 1905 Revolution Feudal society until 1861 Problem after 1861 serfs free, but didn t get enough land to live off of and survive Demographic surge Spontaneous peasant outbreaks Russia unprepared for total war large population, but untrained Economic crisis continued for newly freed peasants Links between Northern & Southern Russia needed for transport, etc 1917 2 revolutions Feb 1917 spontaneous like 1905 Triggered by defeat in war German Revolution 1918/1919...
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- Fall '10
- Woodrow Wilson