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What was the October Revolution?
A public outcry against the government lead by Lenin/Bolsheviks
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Weaknesses of Trotsky, Bukarin, Tomsky and Zinoviev
All undermined Stalin
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Describe the Russo-Polish war
Pitsudski (leader of the Polish nationalist army) initiated an offensive in the Ukraine to gain a 'buffer zone'
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Name the treaty signed in April 1922?
Treaty of Rapallo
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What was the Zinoviev letter?
An Anglo-Soviet treaty drawn up but never ratified due to British fear of relations becomming too close
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What was the June offensive?
Milyukov resigned as Minister of War
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What were the causes/ course of the February March revolution?
mainly due to the war going badly and the effects of it
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How did the Bolsheviks end the first world war?
Lenin signed the treaty of Brest-Litovsk
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Describe Bolshevik control during wartime
War communism gave the Bolsheviks supplies they needed
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What was the dual authority?
The Provisional government and the Petrograd Soviet
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Explain the removal of the constituent Assembly
5 January 1918- forced to disband by Lenin
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Why did Stalin collectivise farms?
He wanted an excuse to destroy the kulaks, who believed in private ownership, not Communism
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What was the Sovnarkom and what decrees did they pass?
The "Council of People's Commissars" was a government institution formed shortly after the October Revolution in 1917
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What was Trotsky's role in the Civil War?
Trotsky became Commissar for war in the Bolshevik government
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Explain the main cause of the Civil war?
The main reason was that the Bolshevik's had many enemies
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What was Stalin's attitude towards foreign powers?
China/ Germany
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Weaknesses of Trotsky, Bukarin, Tomsky and Zinoviev

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All undermined Stalin

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Describe the Russo-Polish war

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Name the treaty signed in April 1922?

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What was the Zinoviev letter?

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