1917: The February Revolution to the October Revolution

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When did the revoultions begin?
18th February
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What factories in Petrograd went on strike on 18th Feb 1917?
Putilov factories
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What happened on 23rd Feb?
International Women's Day where a demonstration toke place for female equality
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When was the Provisional Government formed?
27th February but declared a Government on 2nd March
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When was the Petrograd Soviet formed?
27th February (same day as PG)
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Who was prevented from returning to Petrograd on 28th Feb?
Tsar Nicholas II
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When did the Tsar abdicate?
4th March
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When did Petrograd Soviet issue Order Number 1?
March 1st
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What was the importance of Soviet Order Number 1?
It meant that decrees of the PG were not binding unless they were agreed by Petrograd Soviet and the army sided with Petrograd soviet
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Who returned to the country in April with his April Thesis?
Lenin
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When did Lenin issue his April Thesis?
4th (April)
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What was the April Thesis?
Orders about the Bolsheviks future and it offered 'Peace, land and bread'
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When was the Bolshevik 'July Days' uprising?
July 3rd - 6th
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What happened during the July days?
The Soviets spread, workers toke control of the factories and there was widespread seizure of land by the peasants
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Who became Prime Minister on the 8th July?
Kerensky
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When was the Kornilov revolt?
September 1st
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What happened during the Kornilov revolt?
Kerensky released Bolshevik prisoners and armed them to protect the city
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Why was arming the Bolsheviks a bad plan?
They already had the weapons and power to overthrow the PG in October while using their own weapons
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Who gained a majority in the Petrograd Soviet on September 25th?
Bolsheviks
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What was set up by the Petrograd Soviet on October 9th?
The Military Revolutionary Committee (MRC)
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When did Kerensky flee Petrograd?
25th-26th October
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What happened on October 27th?
Lenin informed the Congress of Soviets that the Bolsheviks had taken power in their name
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