The Kosciuszko Uprising

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Historical Context Note

The insurrection was a failed attempt to liberate Poland and Lithuania of Russian influence after the Second Partition of Poland (1793) and the creation of the Confederation of Targowica.
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Citation:
Editors. "The Kosciuszko Uprising". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=7118, accessed 22 September 2014.]