Revolution and its discontents2

Revolution and its discontents2 - Revolution and Aftermath...

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Revolution and Aftermath
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World War I Entered in 1914, triggered by treaties with warring states – Russia on the side of the Allied Forces (Britain, France, etc.) As a patriotic (anti- German) gesture, Petersburg was
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And back home…Grigory Rasputin Mysterious monk with alleged healing powers – little factual information is known; Became a close confidant of the tsaritsa for his ability to stop the tsarevich’s
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The February Revolution (1917) Begins as a series of widespread labor strikes; Soon joined by the Petrograd garrison, who mutiny; Emperor Nikolai II – off fighting in the World War – cannot intervene;
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The Provisional Government Russia declared a Republic, led by a coalition of parties, eventually headed by Alexander Kerensky . Were unable to quell the strikes, riots, and general violence around
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The October Revolution Built on continued uprising both among rural peasantry and factory proletariat ; Led by the Bolsheviks, in particular: Vladimir Lenin Leon Trotsky
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Long, ill-defined warfare lasting
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