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After the abdication of the Romanovs a Provisional Government was quickly formed by leading members of the Duma and recognised internationally as Russia's legal government. As the country moved toward the drafting of the Constitution, the ideas of several Enlightenment philosophers shaped the direction American political leaders tool. Perhaps that was because they were Catholics in a country and a culture that for many years was overwhelmingly Protestant.

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