CH2 Russia unit

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  • APRIL THESES
  • Called for a seizure of power by the Soviet
  • For being bourgeois (middle-class)
  • BOLSHEVIK PROPA- GANDA
  • Slogans
  • Promised 'peace, bread and land'
  • To appeal for support from workers and peasants
  • PG
  • Failed to redistribute land
  • Reaction: peasants illegally seized land from landlords
  • 8 principles
  • One of which was freedom of speech
  • Gave rise to groups such as the Bolshevik
  • Ignored major issues
  • worker demands - 8hr day
  • peasant demands - more land
  • Continuing in the war
  • Food shortages
  • Inflation
  • War hindered the progress of the PG
  • SOVIET
  • Supporters
  • Soldiers
  • Workers
  • Peasants
  • Sailors
  • Wanted peace without handing over territory
  • Variation of the tsarist regime
  • Strong position in 1917

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