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The Russian Revolution

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Published by Free Age Press, Everett & Co. in Christchurch, Hants, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government, Resistance to.,
  • State, The.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leo Tolstoy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC347.R9 T6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23331019M
    OCLC/WorldCa12432827

    Whereas, in Februarythe Bolsheviks were limited to only 24, members, by September there weremembers of the Bolshevik faction. None of the people's real problems were fixed; instead, their lives became much worse. Though the February Revolution was a popular uprising, it did not necessarily express the wishes of the majority of the Russian population, as the event was primarily limited to the city of Petrograd. The moderates were gone. Control of these and other posts within the city were handed over to the Bolsheviks with barely a shot fired.

    Conscription stripped skilled workers from the cities, who had to be replaced with unskilled peasants. The Russian Revolution book non-elected government supported continuation of the war on the side of the allied forces. Petersburgaware that the increasingly radical city presented him no legal danger and a second opportunity for revolution. The February Revolution Although many wanted a revolutionno one expected it to happen when it did and how it did. On October 10, a secret meeting of the Bolshevik party leaders was held. Behind a partition two typists were gossiping about food difficulties, rows in shopping queues, unrest among the women, an attempt to smash into some warehouse.

    The February Revolution[ change change source ] The first revolution began with a series of strikes in early February Before Bloody Sunday many peasants and working class people revered the Tsar and thought that he was on their side. However, many of the soldiers refused to fire on the Russian people and the army began to mutiny against the Tsar. Petersburg - the Petrograd Soviet.


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The Russian Revolution by Tolstoy Download PDF Ebook

InRussia joined World War I. The elections to the Russian Constituent Assembly. This non-elected government supported continuation of the war on the side of the allied forces.

Intwo revolutions swept through Russia, ending centuries of imperial rule and setting into motion political and social changes that would lead to the formation of the Soviet Union.

Conscription across Russia resulted in unwilling citizens being sent off to war. The government gave them weapons. There were also arguments over whether or not to take power from the Tsar and give it to more ordinary people.

Russian Revolution

Lenin did not agree. On March 15, Nicholas abdicated. This time the revolution was mostly peaceful. As the new government formed they declared independence, and were allowed it. By the end of a government that would rule Russia as a dictatorship for most of the rest of the 20th Century was firmly in power and its establishment would have profound implications for the rest of Russian and 20th Century history.

The Russian people blamed the Tsar for entering the war and getting so many of their young men killed. But there were huge problems with supplies, and by many soldiers were being sent to fight without any guns.

The conditions that they lived and worked in were horrible. Petersburg sounds too German, especially for a capital. Lenin did The Russian Revolution book believe as Karl Marx that a socialist revolution presupposed a developed capitalist economy and not in a semi-capitalist country as Russia.

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