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Western Civilization II

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Question 3 of 8

An armistice was signed by Russia and the Central Powers ending Russian involvement in World War I after which of the following occurred?

  • A.

    The Bolsheviks seized power from Russia’s provisional government in the October Revolution.

  • B.

    The Central Powers cut Russia off from its allies, making continued military alliance impossible.

  • C.

    Tsar Nicholas decided to focus more on domestic issues and land reform.

  • D.

    Russian elections brought an antiwar party to power in the face of widespread opposition to the fighting.

  • E.

    Germany and Russia signed a secret pact that guaranteed each country expanded territory.

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