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The Russian Civil War

Immediately following the October Revolution, the Bolsheviks begin the dirty work of getting the rest of Russia in line.   Ever hear the phrase “you gotta break a few eggs to make an omelet”?   That’s pretty much how they viewed their situation, as they unleashed a reign of terror …

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The (First) Red Scare!

Things are really heating up in the years following World War I!   The Bolsheviks are taking over Russia and many Americans thought that we had a fifth column of Bolshevik sympathizers amongst our ranks. World War I helped to forge America’s national identity as an Anglo-Saxon Protestant democracy and …

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