The role of Lenin

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Where was Lenin at the time of the February revolution?
In exile
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Why was Lenin determined to return to Russia?
To seize control on behalf of the Bolsheviks
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What did Lenin think about the February revolution?
It was not radical enough and he wanted another one
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How did Lenin return to Russia?
On sealed train provided by Germans after the fall of the Tsar
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What were the April Theses?
It attacked Bolsheviks for supporting the provisional government and not pushing for revolution
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What did Lenin encourage peasants and workers to do?
To take land from landlords and to seize factories
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When were the July days?
16th and 17th July 1917
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What remained as the Summer offensive of 1917 failed?
Food remained scarce and was too expensive
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Who took to the streets of Petrograd?
Soldiers and Sailors and were joined by factory workers
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What was the government forced to bring in to end the riots?
Troops
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How did the provisional government respond to the July days?
It became more hard line and Kerensky reintroduced the death penalty and imprisoned leading Bolsheviks
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Where did Lenin flee to exile?
Finland
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What was Lenin's revolutionary cry in October 1917?
Peace, Bread and Land
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Why did the people turn to Lenin?
The Tsar and provisional government failed to provide
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