Key Topic 2: Bolshevik Takeover and Consolidation

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The October Revolution

Lenin is in Finland after escaping arrest in the July Days. He was sure the violence in the cities would soon lead to a second revolution. The Bolsheviks were only one of many groups in the soviets and the only one who wanted the Bolsheviks to end up in power.

The Petrograd Soviet wanted the Provisional Government to hand over power to the Congress of Soviets when it met on…

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