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  Constituent Assembly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A constituent assembly is a body elected with the purpose of drafting, and in some cases, adopting a constitution.
Constituent Assembly of El Salvador - formed in 1982 as a provisional parliament and presidential electoral college, and charged with drafting a constitution.
Constituent Assembly of Colombia - formed on February 5, 1991 to draft the country's 1991 constitution.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Russian Provisional Government, 1917
The Russian Provisional Government was formed in Petrograd after the deterioration of the Russian Empire and the abdication of the Tsars.
Russian Revolution of 1917, series of events in imperial Russia that culminated in 1917 with the establishment of the...
The first was the government's policy of postponing for future determination by a constituent assembly the solution of such pressing problems as economic disorganization, the continued food crisis, industrial reforms, redistribution of land to peasants, and the growth of counterrevolutionary forces.
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 All-Russian Constituent Assembly
The assembly was empowered to define the new political structure and to approve the constitution of the federated Russian state that was postulated by the Russian
At first the Bolsheviks demanded that the assembly be convened, but after they seized power in November they were critical of the elections because the lists of party candidates had been selected in September or October.
When the assembly rejected this demand, the Bolsheviks dispersed the deputies and declared the assembly to be dissolved.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Constituent Assembly
Constituent Assembly of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Steigiamasis Seimas) was democratically elected in 1920 to draft and adopt the 1922 constitution of Lithuania.
The Constituent Assembly of Colombia (Spanish: Asamblea Nacional Constituyente de Colombia) was formed on February 5, 1991, to draft Colombias 1991 constitution.
Constituent Cortes (Cortes constituyentes) is the description of the Cortes (Spanish parliament) when convened as a constituent assembly.
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 Constituent Assembly of Ukraine
At this session the groundwork was laid for an electoral system to the constituent assembly and for the convening of that assembly.
Ukrainian constituent assembly with the principle of the unity of the Russian federated republic, which was to be confirmed by the
Rada on 22 January 1918 it proclaimed that it would govern until the assembly convened and that the elections were to continue.
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 Russian constituent assembly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Start the Russian constituent assembly article or add a request for it.
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 Russian Revolution of 1917, series of events in imperial Russia that culminated in 1917 with the establishment of the ...
Russian industry, however, lacked the capacity to arm, equip, and supply the some 15 million men who were sent into the war.
All basic changes had to be postponed for decision by a constituent assembly, but the election of such an assembly was put off on the grounds that a large part of the country was under enemy occupation.
The freely elected constituent assembly, which convened in Petrograd in January 1918, and in which the Bolsheviks were only a small minority, was dispersed with armed force by the newly formed government.
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 Constituent Assembly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Russian Constituent Assembly - formed in February 1917 during the Russian February Revolution
Third Dáil - also known as the Irish Constituent Assembly, was elected in 1922 and, in the same year, enacted the Constitution of the Irish Free State by means of which the Irish Free State seceeded from the United Kingdom.
National Assembly of the Republic of China - also known as the National Constituent Assembly, enacted the Taiwan's current constitution in 1946.
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 On the constituent assembly slogan: Is it applicable to Argentina?
The Russian constituent assembly was an abortion; it played a reactionary role and was soon dispersed by the Bolsheviks, who at that time had won a decisive majority in the soviets.
The slogan of the constituent assembly is therefore a bourgeois-democratic - and not a socialist - slogan.
If by a constituent assembly, we have in mind a revolutionary assembly that can challenge the power and privileges of the oligarchy, then it is clear that the only power that can call it is the working class, organised in such a way that it can impose its will on the ruling class.
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 February Revolution: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The russian federation (, transliteration: rossiyskaya federatsiya or rossijskaja federacija), or russia (russian:,...
The russian revolution of 1917 was a political movement in russia that climaxed in 1917 with the overthrow of the provisional government that had replaced...
Under the doctrine of the separation of powers, the executive is the branch of a government charged with implementing, or executing, the law....
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 Russian Constituent Assembly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
It was to be a democratically elected Constituent Assembly to which elections would be held on October 25 in 1917.
The Russian Provisional Government was so titled as its members intended only to hold power until a permanent form of government was established by the Constituent Assembly.
In the election to the Constituent Assembly (the first fully democratic national election in Russian history), Vladimir Lenins Bolsheviks received only 25% of the vote while the Socialist-Revolutionary Party received 40%.
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 Alexander Kerensky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lenin and his Bolshevik party were promising "peace, land, and bread" under a communist system, and the army was disintegrating as the peasant and worker soldiers deserted.
During the Russian Civil War he supported neither side, as he opposed both the Bolshevik regime and the White Movement.
The local Russian Orthodox Churches in New York refused to grant Kerensky burial, seeing him as being largely responsible for Russia falling to the Bolsheviks.
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 Russian_Constituent_Assembly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The '''Russian Constituent Assembly''' (Всероссийское Учредительное Собрание, Vserossiyskoye Uchreditelnoye Sobranie) was a democratically elected constitutional body convened in Russia after the overthrow of Tsar Nicholas II.
The convocation of a democratically elected Constituent Assembly that would write a constitution for Russia was one of the main demands of all Russian revolutionary parties prior to the Russian Revolution of 1905.
On June 12, 1919, the Allies deemed the response satisfactory and the demand for a reconvocation of the original Constituent Assembly was abandoned {{refAllies}}.
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 Russian Constituent Assembly - TheBestLinks.com - Bolsheviks, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Russian Constituent Assembly (Vserossiiskoe Uchreditelnoe Sobranie) was a democratic organization envisioned after the February Revolution of 1917.
Of course in October of 1917, the Bolsheviks came to power through the medium of the soviets, and while allowing elections to continue they did not accept the authority of the Constituent Assembly, as it posed an alternative form of government to that of the soviets.
In those elections, the Bolsheviks received only 25% of the vote prior to dissolving the Constituent Assembly after its first session.
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 Russian Revolution. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Russian Revolution of 1905 began in St. Petersburg on Jan. 22 (Jan. 9, O.S.) when troops fired on a defenseless crowd of workers, who, led by a priest, were marching to the Winter Palace to petition Czar Nicholas II.
The government’s program called for a general amnesty, broad civil liberties, and a constituent assembly to be elected by universal suffrage.
The Bolshevik military victory was due partly to the lack of cooperation among the various White commanders and partly to the remarkable reorganization of the Red forces after Trotsky became commissar for war.
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 February Revolution Encyclopedia @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The personal assumption of command by the Tsar in itself caused tension as involvement in the First World War was seen to be causing the majority of the problems Russia was experiencing internally, and the personal association of the Czar with the war further worsened his position.
Controversy also surrounded the role of Rasputin in the Russian royal family, with speculation arising regarding his relationship with the Tsarine in particular, speculation that resulted in the assassination of Rasputin by members of the extended royal family.
The Russian economy, which had just seen one of the highest growth rate of Europe, was henceforth blocked from the European market.
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 Alexander Kerensky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Lenin and his Bolshevik party were promising "bread, peace and land" under a Communist regime, and the army was disintegrating as the peasant and worker soldiers deserted.
Lenin was determined to overthrow Kerensky's government before it could be legitimised by the planned elections for a Russian Constituent Assembly, and on November 7 (New Style), the Bolsheviks militia staged a coup in Petrograd (later mythologised by Bolshevik propaganda as a working-class revolution).
During the Russian Civil War he supported neither side - he opposed both the Bolshevik regime and the reactionary White Army generals trying to restore the monarchy.
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 First World War.com - Primary Documents - Ukrainian Proclamation on Independence, 20 November 1917
With the disintegration of the Russian monarchy in February 1917 nationalist Ukrainian leaders moved swiftly to seek a form of independence within the Russian union, a desire granted by the Provisional Government in July 1917.
Also in the Ukrainian National Republic all the liberties won by the Russian revolution are to be guaranteed, namely, freedom of the press, of speech, of religion, of assembly, of union, of strikes, of inviolability of person and of habitation, the right and the possibility of using local dialects in dealing with all authorities.
The date for the election of the Ukrainian Constituent Assembly is fixed for January 9, 1918, and the date for its summoning January 22, 1918.
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 Alexander Kerensky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Alexander Fedorovich Kerensky (Russian : Алекса́ндр Фёдорович Ке́ренский) (April 22 1881 (May 2 New Style) - June 11 1970) was the chairman of the Russian Provisional Government after the downfall of the last Tsar and immediately before the Bolsheviks and Lenin came to power.
Lenin was determined to overthrow government before it could be legitimised by planned elections for a Russian Constituent Assembly on November 7 (New Style) the Bolsheviks militia staged coup in Petrograd (later mythologised by Bolshevik as a working-class revolution).
During the Russian Civil War he supported neither side - he both the Bolshevik regime and the reactionary Army generals trying to restore the monarchy.
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 MARXISM ALIVE 5 - APRIL 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The IWL line was defined by the development of the movement of the Popular Assemblies that came from the neighbourhoods, towards unifying their actions with the activity of the mass organisations of the unemployed workers and the organisations of workers employed by companies, schools, hospitals and other centres.
In Argentina the formation of the people’s power is all about the People’s Assemblies and assemblies of delegates in co-ordinated actions of these assemblies with some trade union bodies in factories, educational centres, health centres and others, spawning, or at least encouraging the creation of bodies of basic workers’ organisations in these structures.
Lenin’s standpoint on the Constituent Assembly during the period of the peaceful development of the revolution, that is to say: during a period of time similar to the one the Argentine revolution is going through now, is reflected in many of his articles.
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 A precious lesson from Trotsky on the Constituent Assembly and other matters - In Defence of Marxism
the fusion of the Constituent Assembly with the Soviets.
The fact that we believe the call for a Constituent Assembly is the wrong slogan to raise in the conditions of Latin America today does not mean that in all circumstances we exclude this demand.
Thus in Italy in 1930 it was correct to raise the slogan of the Constituent Assembly.
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 The Constituent Assembly Elections
    The importance of the Constituent Assembly is immense.
The elections to the Constituent Assembly had been fixed by the Provisional Government for September 17, 1917, and the article "The Constituent Assembly Elections" was written in connection with the opening of the election campaign.
The All-Russian Peasants' Union was a petty-bourgeois organization which arose in 1905 and demanded political liberty, a Constituent Assembly and the abolition of private ownership of land.
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 Aleksandr Kerensky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Alexander Fedorovich Kerensky (Russian :Алекса́ндрФёдоровичКе́ренский) (April22, 1881 (May 2, New Style) - June 11, 1970) was the chairman of the Russian Provisional Government after the downfall of the last Tsar and immediately before the Bolsheviks and Lenin came to power.
Lenin and his Bolshevik party were promising "bread,peace and land" under a Communist regime, and the army was disintegrating as thepeasant and worker soldiers deserted.
Lenin was determined to overthrow Kerensky's government before it could be legitimised by theplanned elections for a Russian Constituent Assembly, and on November7 (New Style), the Bolsheviks militia staged a coup in Petrograd (later mythologised by Bolshevik propaganda as aworking-class revolution).
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 Austria the the Revolution of 1848 and Neoabsolutism
In May the government was forced to announce plans for a popularly elected constituent assembly for the Habsburg lands.
Although ethnic Germans from Bohemia were participating in the Frankfurt assembly, Czech nationalists and liberals rejected Bohemian participation in the German nation being born in Frankfurt.
A team of ministers associated with constitutionalism was presented to the constituent assembly in November.
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 Jewish Heritage Online Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Forced by the Russian authorities to leave St. Petersburg in 1892, Ansky settled in Paris, where he was secretary to the Russian philosopher and revolutionary Piotr Lavrov for six years.
The ethnographic expedition was cut short by WW I. Alarmed by the stricken state of the Jews of Galicia who were being mercilessly persecuted and massacred by the Russians, and frustrated by the lack of interest or urgency on the part of Jewish philanthropists, Ansky devoted himself to organizing relief committees for Jewish war victims.
In 1917, Ansky was elected to the All-Russian Constituent Assembly as a Social-Revolutionary deputy.
www.jhom.com /personalities/ansky/index.htm   (1283 words)

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