The Situation in Summer 1917

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  • The Situation in Summer 1917
    • Provisional Government
      • had little support
        • continuation of the war
        • failure to redistribute land
        • suspicion that the 'Bourgeoisie' government was delaying the move to greater democracy
    • Wages
      • fell as prices rose
        • January 1917 - prices 300% of that in 1914
        • October 1917 - prices 755% of that in 1914
    • Peasants
      • seized land
        • failure to redistribute land
    • Factories
      • right to dismiss workers who went on strike established
      • meetings of factory soviets during working hours were forbidden
    • Electoral Commission
      • established in May

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