Syllabus in History; A Three-Year Course in World History; A Two-Year Course in World History

Syllabus in History; A Three-Year Course in World History; A Two-Year Course in World History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...raising of vast sums of money for humanitarian purposes to alleviate the ravages of war. / The inculcation of lessons of thrift and economy. g The spirit of self-sacrifice. 4 Religious and educational. a A general awakening to the value of education. b The growth of a world public opinion. c The rise of new spiritual and moral values. d A new emphasis on physical as well as mental and moral education. e Higher standards of truth and honesty in human relationships. XI The Russian Revolution. A The conditions in Russia when the world war broke out in 1914. I' The government. o The czar and his advisers. b The duma. c Local government. 2 Social, economic, educational and religious conditions. B The part played by Russia in the opening years of the world war. C Causes of the revolution. 1 Negative forces. a The corruption and inefficiency of the autocratic government. b The economic and social inequalities and evils. c The machinations of the pro-German party at the court. 2 Positive forces. a The success of the revolution of 1905-6. b The activities of the liberals among the nobles, the middle class and the common people. c The democratic influences of western Europe and America. d The industrial revolution; its effects on the working classes. e The organization of party groups with definite programs. (1) The Octobrists; moderates who looked to Prussia as a model. (2) The Cadets--constitutional democrats, who took England as a model. (3) The Social Democrats--the followers of Karl Marx. (4) The Social Revolutionists who wanted a democratic republic. (5) The Peasants' Union; "The whole land for the whole people." D The outbreak of the revolution. 1 Special committee of defence met at Petrograd (Feb-ruary 14, 1917). a Attended by...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682041X
  • 9781236820419