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Revolutionary Ideology

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In the lead up to the revolution, Russia was enveloped by a number of revolutionary ideologies. These revolutionary beliefs were mostly beyond the understanding of the workers and peasants as they were driven by academics and intellectuals such as Martov, Plekhanov, Lenin and Ttosky. Marxism: This is the political

The Cultural Revolution

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The Cultural Revolution had a massive impact on China from 1965 to 1968. The Cultural Revolution is the name given to Mao’s attempt to reassert his beliefs in China. Mao had been less than a dynamic leader from the late 1950’s on, and feared others in the party might

The Cotton Industry and the Industrial Revolution

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The United Kingdom experienced a huge growth in the cotton industry during the Industrial Revolution. The factories that were required to produce cotton became a legacy of the time – Sir Richard Arkwright at Cromford built the world’s first true factory to produce cotton. With an ever increasing population

The 1905 Russian Revolution

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The 1905 Russian Revolution The 1905 Russian Revolution was sparked off by a peaceful protest held on January 22nd. This protest may well have been the turning point in the relationship the tsar, Nicholas II, enjoyed with his people. Led by a Russian Orthodox priest, Father Gapon, 150,000 people

The 1688 Revolution

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The 1688 Revolution, often referred to as the ‘Glorious Revolution of 1688’, ended the reign of James II and ushered in the reign of William III and Mary II. The 1688 Revolution came at the end of a reign when James II had made it all too clear that

Russian Revolution – November 1917

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Russian Revolution – November 1917 Following the March Revolution, in November 1917 Russia got the world’s first communist government. Lead by Lenin, communists took over the vital city of St Petrograd and removed the Provisional Government from power. Lenin had already proved himself to the workers of the city

Russian Revolution – March 1917

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Russian Revolution – March 1917 March 1917 saw major changes in Russia. Rasputin was dead and Lenin was out of the country. By the start of 1917, the people of Russia were very angry. Why? The First World War had cost Russia millions of lives. Those not actually fighting

Permanent Revolution

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Permanent Revolution The theory of Permanent Revolution was written by Trotsky in jail. Permanent Revolution came about when Leon Trotsky questioned the beliefs of Karl Marx, believing that he had viewed the west of Europe as being the only area capable of sustaining a revolution at the expense of

Permanent Revolution

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Permanent Revolution Permanent Revolution was Leon Trotsky’s belief for the future of world communism. Permanent Revolution, as a belief, was also to bring Trotsky into direct conflict with Joseph Stalin after the death of Lenin in January 1924.   Permanent Revolution, in the eyes of Trotsky, was a world

Lancashire and the Industrial Revolution

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The Lancashire cotton industry – and its success in the Industrial Revolution – was based on seven features that were effectively unique to Lancashire at the time.   Before the development and growth of factories across Great Britain, domestic industry had been common throughout the land. As factories caused