Russia Unit 2

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What were the Principal causes for the Cilvl war in Russia?
Economic hardship across Russia and Oppisition to the Bolsheviks
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What was the Economic hardship like across Russia?
result of war there was widespread hunger- made worse by loss of fertlie land because of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk- increasing violence in countryside as peasents sent officals who were sent to requsition food
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Why and Who oppsed the Bolsheviks?
Upset many people who did not want to see them remain in power- known as whites
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Why were they called whites?
Traditional colour of the Tsar- not all supported Tsar
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Who did they whites inculde?
Tsarists, Social revolutionaries, middle class, landlords, factory owners, army officers, christians, minorty groups, Czech legion and Foregein powers
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Why did the Allies join the side of the Whites?
Wjites promise dto restart war with Germany after they had beaten Reds
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