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Guided Reading ActivityWorld War I and the Russian RevolutionLesson 3The Russian RevolutionRReview QuestionsDirections:Read the lesson and complete the outline below. Refer to your textbook to fill inthe blanks.I.Background to RevolutionA.Military and economic missteps during World War I led the Russian peopleto grow more and more upset with theCzarist regime.B.Nicholas II reluctantly stepped down on March 15, 1917, ending the300- year-old Romanov dynasty. Theduma had established a temporarygovernment only three days earlier.C.The authority of the new provisional government was soon challengedby thesoviets, councils of representatives from the workers andsoldiers.II.Lenin and the BolsheviksA.Under the leadership of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, also known asV.I.Lenin,theBolsheviks became dedicated to violent revolution to destroy thecapitalist system.B.Bolsheviks promised to end the war, redistribute land to all thepeasants, and transfer factories fromcapitalists to committees ofworkers.

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World War I, Russian Empire, Vladimir Lenin

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