Establishing Communist Party Control 1917-1924


Establishing Communist Control 1917-1924

  • 1917, Febuary revolution, provincial government set up 
  • 1917 October Revolution, Bolsheviks seize power
  • Soviets sprang up, small democratic councils of workers
  • All russian congress of soviets set up in 1917, 
  • Sovnarkom set up, essentially russian cabinet, 13 members wit Lenin at its head
  • Decree on land (october 1917) gave peasants right to seize land
  • Decree on peace (October 1917) pulled Russia out of WW1 
  • Workers decrees (November 1917) established workers rights 
  • Decree of workers control (April 1918)


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