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Social Studies: The Bet

Social Studies: The Bet
Russian History (p. 285)

In the late 1800s, Russian writers Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy, and Maxim Gorky led a reform movement that targeted the economic and social problems in Russia. Learn more about this and other aspects of Russia's rich history by exploring the resources below.

Russian History http://www.bucknell.edu/ Academics/ Colleges_Departments/ Academic_Departments/ Foreign_Language_Programs/ Russian_Studies/ Resources/ History.html
A comprehensive site devoted to exploring the many facets of Russia's rich history.

History of Russia http://www.infoplease.com/ ipa/ A0107909.shtml
Learn about the history and culture of Russia on this page from Infoplease.com.

Interactive Timeline of Russian History http://www.pbs.org/ weta/ faceofrussia/ timeline-index.html
This Interactive Timeline is a companion to the PBS series The Face of Russia. Site includes streaming video and audio clips.