Throughout its long history, Russia's people have suffered under a series of harsh, autocratic rulers. In the early years of World War I they endured military defeats on the Eastern Front, and suffered starvation and lack of other goods when the army used all the country's food and resources for its own needs. No wonder the common people were heartened by Lenin's cry of "Peace, land, bread." In this activity, you will take a closer look at the causes, effects, and key leaders of the 1917 Russian Revolution.
Destination Title: Russia in Revolution
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Start at the Modern World History: Russia in Revolution home page.
- Scroll down to read the full text of the page.
- Look at the graphs and illustrations that accompany the material.
- Use what you learn to answer the following questions.