Fall of Eagles: Lenin's Dilemma
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Lenin is hard at work growing his revolutionary movement from exile in Switzerland. He learns of the fall of the Czar in the February Revolution of 1917 and begins planning his return to Russia. He is given the difficult choice of accepting German help to get him to Russia.

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  1. Why is Lenin both excited and frustrated?
  2. What is proposed to Lenin by the man in the black hat?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the causes of the February (March) and October revolutions of 1917 in Russia, their effects...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the historical origins and characteristics of communism, including the influences of Karl Marx

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