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Hist1025notescont - Russian Revolution 1917: Russia was...

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Russian Revolution 1917: Russia was torn up by revolution and although they were out of the war, they now had a whole new set of problems to deal with - Revolutions were sweeping across the continent - There were foot shortages and Russian women were unable to feed their families so they started rioting - Russia was underdeveloped so they could not give the necessities that the people needed - Provisional Government was composed essentially of moderate aristocrats and members of the middle class - V.I. Lenin was allowed to travel back into Russia from exile because Germany helped him - He wrote the April theses which said for workers to seize power and all privately owned property to be seized and he wanted to overthrow the provisional government - Another loss in battle to Austria and many workers and sailors who were Bolsheviks wanted to get rid of provisional government - November 1917, Bolsheviks seized power in Russia - In 1918-1919, Bolshevik government abolished private property - Civil War
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