Did World War 1 Cause The Russian Revolution

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Despite the evidence that shows that the leadership during WWI was the main cause of the Revolution, some historians argue that the peasants freedom from serfdom was the primary cause of the Russian Revolution.Moreover, they claim that even though serfs were freed from serfdom but they were not given a sufficient amount of rights or opportunity to improve the circumstances that they were faced with during serfdom thus leading in their revolt against the government.Although not all opportunities were given to the ex-serfs immediately they were given a substantial amount of leeway and opportunity”. “the introduction of representative institutions and the conferral of civil rights on the entire population in 1905),.... Vertical social mobility

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