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Why did the decembrist revolt fail?

main reason for the failure of the Decembrist uprising was that the leaders of the uprising acted hesitantly, lost time and lost the initiative. The Decembrists "stood for" revolution. Meanwhile, the chances of committing revolution were very high. Nikolai was… Full Answer

How did the Maccabean Revolt begin?

The Seleucids (Syrian-Greeks) under Antiochus Epiphanes (2nd century BCE), at the instigation of the Hellenizers, had forbidden various Torah-practices such as Sabbath-observance and circumcision, rededicated the Jewish Temple to a Greek idol, and pressed the Jews to offer up sacrifices… Full Answer