Lenin's Russia 1917 - 1924

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AS Level History (Revolutionary Russia (Lenin's Russia) 1917 - 1924) Note on Lenin's Russia 1917 - 1924, created by emilyyoung212 on 01/01/2014.

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1918 - Russian Civil War begins

1918 - Foreign powers such Britain and France try to intervene 

Jan. 1918 - Constituent Assembly meeting - dissolved after one day 

3rd March 1918 - Treaty of Brest-Litovsk signed 

Dec. 1917 - Fighting on the Eastern Front stopped - Russia leaves WWI 

Jan. 1924 - Lenin dies

Jan. 1923 - 'Lenin's Testament' written - critical of his colleagues 

17th July 1918 - Execution of the former royal family

July

July 1918 - Group of SR's assassinate the German Ambassador as a protest against the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

Aug. 1918 - Attempted assassination of Lenin

Dec. 1917 - The Cheka (state police force) created

Nov. 1917 - State Capitalism begins

June 1918 - State Capitalism ends/ War Communism begins 

Mar. 1921 - War Communism ends/ New Economic Policy begins

1924 - NEP ends

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Nov. 1917 - 'Decree on Land' and 'Decree on Workers' Control' 

Dec. 1917 - Vesenkha created - The Supreme Council of the National Economy 

1920 - Russian Civil War ends

Nov. 1918 - End of WWI 

June 1918 - 'Decree of Nationalisation' - brought industrial enterprises under gov. control

June 1918 - 'People's Commission of Supply' created - to organise committees of peasants responsible for transport of grain

1920/1921 - Anti-Bolshevik risings occur against the gov. policy 

Spring 1921 - Severe famine and economic situation

Mar. 1921 - Decree declaring NEP as new policy published in Pravada

1922 - Introduction of a new rouble 

1923 - 'Scissor Crisis' - big difference between industrial and agricultural growth rates

Oct. 1923 - 'Scissor Committee' created - Trotsky asked to serve on it but refuses 

After Oct. 1923 - Retail prices began to fall and industry continued to grow 

By

By 1924 - Industry had largely recovered

1924 - Soviet Russia now had two main features: The Council of People Commissars and The Secretariat

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1920's

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