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PPT_RusRev10BB - Revolution in Russia, 1917-20 Main...

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Unformatted text preview: Revolution in Russia, 1917-20 Main argument: The trauma of World War One led to the rise of highly ideological (or totalitarian) political regimes. In Russia, the strains of total war led to the outbreak of one liberal Revolution, which was then followed by the Bolshevik revolution. The question is : did the Bolsheviks enjoy popular support? They certainly received the support of some, though not the majority, of working people. However, in creating the worlds first property-less society, the Bolsheviks sometimes brutally suppressed the very group whose interests they claimed to represent: the industrial working class. Totalitarianism Subordination of the Individual to the State Did the Bolsheviks receive popular support? Pre-1917 Russia multi-ethnic empire traditional, agrarian society 1861: serfdom abolished industrialization Duma Russo-Japanese war (1904-5) Tsarist Autocracy Nicholas II Imperial Family Rasputin Nicholas II & Alexandra Rasputin WWI...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HST 112 taught by Professor Ebner during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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