Bolshevik consolidation of power
- Economic Decrees
- made in November 1917
- land decree: 540 million acres of land taken from the Tsar, Nobles and the church. Peasants set up committees to divide the land fairly.
- Unemployment decree: employment insurance for all workers against injury, illness and unemployment.
- Peace decree: Sovnarkom intended to make peace with Russia's opponents in War immediately
- Work decree: Eight-hour day and 40 hour week for all industrial workers. restriction on over time and holidays introduced.
- Press decree: all non-Bolshevik newspapers were banned and women declared equal to men and…
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