Problems of the Provisional Government
The Petrograd Soviet was very powerful – it built up a nation-wide network of Soviets which took their orders from it.
Order Number 1 forbade soldiers and workers to obey the provisional Government unless the Soviet agreed.
(ie the govt. was powerless to act unless the Soviet agreed.)
The Provisional Government did nothing to try to end the power of the Soviets.
Inflation and hunger got worse because the war didn’t end.
(ie the people stayed angry.)
The Provisional Government didn’t manage to end the food shortages or inflation.
Started taking the nobles land.
(ie anarchy in…