Russian Revolution

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Russian Revolution
1 Unhappy Citizens
1.1 Workers
1.1.1 Female workers protest because of lack of bread Rationing Grew Louder & Larger as rumors spread: men joined in. Protest became more about the removal of the tsar Authorities brought in soildiers Soildiers contributed to the peasents & citizens 'Peasents and workers in unfiorm' Had to bring in the Tsar FEB 1917
2.1 Tsar away at the home front
2.1.1 'Politically an idiot'
2.1.2 Situation in capital was getting out of hand Tsar ordered the troops to shoot the protestents if they do not disperse : did not end the protest Army wasn't happy about shooting the protestors: chief officer has lost control
3 kronstadt
3.1 key naval base
3.1.1 Sailors treated no better than animals supressed war between sailors & officers protested: officers prisoned / executed
3.2 After the abdication
3.2.1 Direct form of democracy Development of their ownlaws
4 the Tsar
4.1 Weakened power: No inherent heir
4.1.1 Abdicated the throne 'Bloodless Revolution' new ideas Provisional Government Still wanted to take war with Germany Lenin Revolutionary stubborn / believed what he said was all true "Peace, Bread, Land" People did not want war: went to the streets to protest. Asked help in kronstadt Aim: Over throw the potential gov. Demonstration turned bloody: the gov. shot at the crowd JUL 1917 Overthrow by 'force' Bolsheviks planned an armed revolution OCT 1917 Seize the winter palace (25th) No plan of the palace End of the provisional government 'All power to the soviets' = Bolsheviks Promise of a new parliment assembly: democratic form of government jeered when other parties were talking 'thought he shouldn't share the power with an another political party executed / eliminated any parties or people that was dangerous to him 'CIVIL WAR' kronstadt sailors Bolshevik communist

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