Russian Revolution
Updated: 1/29/2021
Russian Revolution

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  • The life of peasants were very difficult. It was very difficult because they worked for 16 hours or even more. They had no money to buy land and most of them were forced to work in poor conditions with very little pay without their most basic needs being met.
  • The March Revolution led to Czar giving up his throne but failing to set up a strong government. In March 1917, women textile worker's led a citywide strike. Right after, riots flared up over shortages of bread and fuel. Officers later decided to join the strike.
  • Lenin would later return to lead the the Bolsheviks. The Bolsheviks were not as powerful as they were, but they did gain a lot of support from peasants and workers.
  • Lenin and the Bolsheviks would soon later gain back their power which starts the civil war. But Lenin did eventually win the war.
  • The Red Terror was a campaign of mass killings and torture to the people who opposed the Bolsheviks.
  • The death of Lenin was caused by a stroke because there was bullet lodged in his throat from one of the assassination attempts. Following the death of Lenin, Stalin then later rose to power.