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revolution

(Encyclopedia) revolution, in a political sense, fundamental and violent change in the values, political institutions, social structure, leadership, and policies of a society. The…

The Russian Revolution

Watch this video and find information about the history of the Russian Revolution, leader Stalin, and the resulting Communist Party.

The Russian Revolution

  The Russian Revolution   The February Revolution     By March, 1917 (the end of Feb., 1917, O.S., thus the name February Revolution), most of the workers in Petrograd (St.…

The Russian Revolution

  The Russian Revolution   The Civil War of 1918-20     The civil war between the Bolsheviks (Reds) and the anti-Bolsheviks (Whites) ravaged Russia until 1920. The Whites…

The Russian Revolution

  The Russian Revolution   The Revolution of 1905         The Russian Revolution of 1905 began in St. Petersburg on Jan. 22 (Jan. 9, O.S.) when troops fired on a defenseless crowd…

The Russian Revolution

1917 - The October Revolution       Revolutionary leader Leon Trotsky In April, 1917, Lenin and other revolutionaries returned to Russia after having been permitted by the German…

The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution Origins of discontent On November 7, Russians celebrate the anniversary of the violent upheaval that overthrew the czarist government in 1917. What forces toppled the…

February Revolution

(Encyclopedia) February Revolution, 1917, in Russian history: see The February Revolution under Russian Revolution .

October Revolution

(Encyclopedia) October Revolution, 1917, in Russian history: see Russian Revolution .