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How far was world war one responsible for the February revolution of 1917? :D
some points or anything would be useful

To quite an extent it was the sole reason for the Revolution.

World War I saw Czar Nikolas mobilize a woefully unprepared Russian military for combat against well-trained German front-line troops. Their subsequent defeats and embarrassment sparked the flame that would become the Red Revolution.

By 1917, the Russian economy was in poor shape and near complete destruction because of the war effort. Food shortages were rampant which brought about civil unrest.

It would eventually lead to the abdication of the Russian Imperial Throne by Czar Nikolas II, the end of Imperial Russia, and deaths of the family.

The Russian peasants were starving to support the war effort. And all for a lost cause? Just imagine how long we'd stay in Iraq and Afghanistan if we actually had to pay for the wars!

Lenin may or may not have been a German spy. Don't accept the comment that takes this as a fact. Michael N • 5 years
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Well the Germans deliberately sent Lenin back to Russia in the hopes that he would foment revolution so it was definitely a catalyst in that sense. Of course after a long and costly war there were plenty of Russians dissatisfied with the Tsarist government. Of course the communists deluded them into thinking they could create some sort of workers paradise. What they ended up with was something with a lot more faults than the Sign In Ask a Question

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First, remember that the Tsar had done poorly in 1905 against the Japanese. So he then got involved in another losing war. People weren't happy about the great loss of life and other costs related to what seemed like a worthless cause for a second time.

The Russian peasants were starving to support the war effort. And all for a lost cause? Just imagine how long we'd stay in Iraq and Afghanistan if we actually had to pay for the wars!

Lenin may or may not have been a German spy. Don't accept the comment that takes this as a fact. Michael N • 5 years
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Well the Germans deliberately sent Lenin back to Russia in the hopes that he would foment revolution so it was definitely a catalyst in that sense. Of course after a long and costly war there were plenty of Russians dissatisfied with the Tsarist government. Of course the communists deluded them into thinking they could create some sort of workers paradise. What they ended up with was something with a lot more faults than the Tsarist government. Thunder • 5 years

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also at the time Russia's industry was expanding, and populations in the industrial towns was rising.…show more Ashleigh • 5 years
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The peasants were starving while losing all of their young men to a European War. That is why John Adams decided to stay out of the French/British conflict and was chastised for it during an earlier time period. ? • 5 years

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The soldiers at the front were negative for the Tsar.
there was much hunger in the countryside

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First, remember that the Tsar had done poorly in 1905 against the Japanese. So he then got involved in another losing war. People weren't happy about the great loss of life and other costs related to what seemed like a worthless cause for a second time.

The Russian peasants were starving to support the war effort. And all for a lost cause? Just imagine how long we'd stay in Iraq and Afghanistan if we actually had to pay for the wars!

Lenin may or may not have been a German spy. Don't accept the comment that takes this as a fact. Michael N • 5 years
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Well the Germans deliberately sent Lenin back to Russia in the hopes that he would foment revolution so it was definitely a catalyst in that sense. Of course after a long and costly war there were plenty of Russians dissatisfied with the Tsarist government. Of course the communists deluded them into thinking they could create some sort of workers paradise. What they ended up with was something with a lot more faults than the Tsarist government. Thunder • 5 years

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also at the time Russia's industry was expanding, and populations in the industrial towns was rising.…show more Ashleigh • 5 years
Comment 1 1
The peasants were starving while losing all of their young men to a European War. That is why John Adams decided to stay out of the French/British conflict and was chastised for it during an earlier time period. ? • 5 years

Comment 0 1
The soldiers at the front were negative for the Tsar.
there was much hunger in the countryside

By h
. • 5 years
Comment 0 2
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First, remember that the Tsar had done poorly in 1905 against the Japanese. So he then got involved in another losing war. People weren't happy about the great loss of life and other costs related to what seemed like a worthless cause for a second time.

The Russian peasants were starving to support the war effort. And all for a lost cause? Just imagine how long we'd stay in Iraq and Afghanistan if we actually had to pay for the wars!

Lenin may or may not have been a German spy. Don't accept the comment that takes this as a fact. Michael N • 5 years
Comment 1 0
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Well the Germans deliberately sent Lenin back to Russia in the hopes that he would foment revolution so it was definitely a catalyst in that sense. Of course after a long and costly war there were plenty of Russians dissatisfied with the Tsarist government. Of course the communists deluded them into thinking they could create some sort of workers paradise. What they ended up with was something with a lot more faults than the Tsarist government. Thunder • 5 years

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also at the time Russia's industry was expanding, and populations in the industrial towns was rising.…show more Ashleigh • 5 years
Comment 1 1
The peasants were starving while losing all of their young men to a European War. That is why John Adams decided to stay out of the French/British conflict and was chastised for it during an earlier time period. ? • 5 years

Comment 0 1
The soldiers at the front were negative for the Tsar.
there was much hunger in the countryside

By h
. • 5 years
Comment 0 2
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First, remember that the Tsar had done poorly in 1905 against the Japanese. So he then got involved in another losing war. People weren't happy about the great loss of life and other costs related to what seemed like a worthless cause for a second time.

The Russian peasants were starving to support the war effort. And all for a lost cause? Just imagine how long we'd stay in Iraq and Afghanistan if we actually had to pay for the wars!

Lenin may or may not have been a German spy. Don't accept the comment that takes this as a fact. Michael N • 5 years
Comment 1 0
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Well the Germans deliberately sent Lenin back to Russia in the hopes that he would foment revolution so it was definitely a catalyst in that sense. Of course after a long and costly war there were plenty of Russians dissatisfied with the Tsarist government. Of course the communists deluded them into thinking they could create some sort of workers paradise. What they ended up with was something with a lot more faults than the Tsarist government. Thunder • 5 years

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also at the time Russia's industry was expanding, and populations in the industrial towns was rising.…show more Ashleigh • 5 years
Comment 1 1
The peasants were starving while losing all of their young men to a European War. That is why John Adams decided to stay out of the French/British conflict and was chastised for it during an earlier time period. ? • 5 years

Comment 0 1
The soldiers at the front were negative for the Tsar.
there was much hunger in the countryside

By h
. • 5 years
Comment 0 2
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First, remember that the Tsar had done poorly in 1905 against the Japanese. So he then got involved in another losing war. People weren't happy about the great loss of life and other costs related to what seemed like a worthless cause for a second time.

The Russian peasants were starving to support the war effort. And all for a lost cause? Just imagine how long we'd stay in Iraq and Afghanistan if we actually had to pay for the wars!

Lenin may or may not have been a German spy. Don't accept the comment that takes this as a fact. Michael N • 5 years
Comment 1 0
Other Answers (4)
Well the Germans deliberately sent Lenin back to Russia in the hopes that he would foment revolution so it was definitely a catalyst in that sense. Of course after a long and costly war there were plenty of Russians dissatisfied with the Tsarist government. Of course the communists deluded them into thinking they could create some sort of workers paradise. What they ended up with was something with a lot more faults than the Tsarist government. Thunder • 5 years

Comment 1 0
also at the time Russia's industry was expanding, and populations in the industrial towns was rising.…show more Ashleigh • 5 years
Comment 1 1
The peasants were starving while losing all of their young men to a European War. That is why John Adams decided to stay out of the French/British conflict and was chastised for it during an earlier time period. ? • 5 years

Comment 0 1
The soldiers at the front were negative for the Tsar.
there was much hunger in the countryside

By h
. • 5 years
Comment 0 2
Answer This Question
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First, remember that the Tsar had done poorly in 1905 against the Japanese. So he then got involved in another losing war. People weren't happy about the great loss of life and other costs related to what seemed like a worthless cause for a second time.

The Russian peasants were starving to support the war effort. And all for a lost cause? Just imagine how long we'd stay in Iraq and Afghanistan if we actually had to pay for the wars!

Lenin may or may not have been a German spy. Don't accept the comment that takes this as a fact. Michael N • 5 years
Comment 1 0
Other Answers (4)
Well the Germans deliberately sent Lenin back to Russia in the hopes that he would foment revolution so it was definitely a catalyst in that sense. Of course after a long and costly war there were plenty of Russians dissatisfied with the Tsarist government. Of course the communists deluded them into thinking they could create some sort of workers paradise. What they ended up with was something with a lot more faults than the Tsarist government. Thunder • 5 years

Comment 1 0
also at the time Russia's industry was expanding, and populations in the industrial towns was rising.…show more Ashleigh • 5 years
Comment 1 1
The peasants were starving while losing all of their young men to a European War. That is why John Adams decided to stay out of the French/British conflict and was chastised for it during an earlier time period. ? • 5 years

Comment 0 1
The soldiers at the front were negative for the Tsar.
there was much hunger in the countryside

By h
. • 5 years
Comment 0 2
Answer This Question
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what were the main causes or World War II?
8 Answers • History
Three Main Causes of the February Revolution?
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World War One and the Russian Revolution?
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Is religion really the main cause of war?
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Is it true, that racial stereotyping was the main cause of world war 2? 9 Answers • History
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First, remember that the Tsar had done poorly in 1905 against the Japanese. So he then got involved in another losing war. People weren't happy about the great loss of life and other costs related to what seemed like a worthless cause for a second time.

The Russian peasants were starving to support the war effort. And all for a lost cause? Just imagine how long we'd stay in Iraq and Afghanistan if we actually had to pay for the wars!

Lenin may or may not have been a German spy. Don't accept the comment that takes this as a fact. Michael N • 5 years
Comment 1 0
Other Answers (4)
Well the Germans deliberately sent Lenin back to Russia in the hopes that he would foment revolution so it was definitely a catalyst in that sense. Of course after a long and costly war there were plenty of Russians dissatisfied with the Tsarist government. Of course the communists deluded them into thinking they could create some sort of workers paradise. What they ended up with was something with a lot more faults than the Tsarist government. Thunder • 5 years

Comment 1 0
also at the time Russia's industry was expanding, and populations in the industrial towns was rising.…show more Ashleigh • 5 years
Comment 1 1
The peasants were starving while losing all of their young men to a European War. That is why John Adams decided to stay out of the French/British conflict and was chastised for it during an earlier time period. ? • 5 years

Comment 0 1
The soldiers at the front were negative for the Tsar.
there was much hunger in the countryside

By h
. • 5 years
Comment 0 2
Answer This Question
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