March 1917

As President Wilson prepared the United States for its entrance into the Great War, Czar Nicholas II abdicated the throne in Russia and, after his assassination, paved the way for decades of Soviet rule. This captivating historical account examines the month — March of 1917 — that set the stage for international relations between the two super powers throughout both their allied battles and their frosty Cold War. Also, see the internal divisions within the nations themselves, particularly the plight of women, African-Americans, and labor unions in the United States