February Revolution 1917
- Demonstrations in Petrograd, aimed at Tsar.
- 1/4 of a million joined.
- Clashed with international woman's day and bread strikes.
- Army disobeyed the Tsar and shot aqt demonstrators.
- Food shortages.
- Tsarina left in charge.
- 2 million dead.
- Social unrest.
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Febuary Revolution 1917 (2)
- Tsar forced to abdicate by army.
- Throne offered to his brother but declined.
- End of tsarist regime, provisional government took over.
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- Armed sailors marched to Petrograd.
- Under bolsheik slogans.
- Crushed by mensheviks and social revolutionaries.
- Lenin was criticised and accused of being a German spy.
- Bolshevik offices and papers closed.
- Kamenev and Trotsky were arrested.
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- General Kornilov marched his army to ward the provisional government.
- Kerensky gave weapons to red guards.
- Kornilov army deserted him.
- Bolsheviks gained more power.
- Lenin encouraged Trotsky to prepare foe seizure of power.
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- Banned capital punishment. P
- Released political prisoners. P
- Political and religious freedom. F
- Failure to call constituent assembly. C
- Didn't deal with land reforms. L
- Lack of and no support of authority . A
- Alienated both left and right were left isolated. I
- Lack of middle class Russians. M
- Poor war decisions. W
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- Power stations, police stations, bridges and rail networks taken over.
- Battleships pointed at winter place.
- Matched in and took over what little power the provisional government had.
- Gates were open and little casualties.
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October Revolution (2)
- Supported Lenin. S
- Organised the red guards. O
- Planed the revolution. P
- Co-ordinated the revolution. C
- Motivated supports. M
- April theses.
- Peace, land, bread.
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