Bolshevik Seizure of Power 2

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Timing and seizure of power

  • 9th August, PG proposed timetable for national elections to a Constituent Assembly (for new constitution)
  • 12th November, elections, 8th November, oppening session of Constituent Assembly
  • Lenin knew Social Revolutionaries would win the most votes and elections
  • Bolsheviks realised they would have to seize power before the elections
  • Lenin suggested all power be…


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