march 1917 women textile workers in petrograd led a city wide strike
Russian Civil War
a temporary government
Stalin takes power between 1922-1929 (assumes role as dictator in 1928).
they formed the white army to defeat Bolsheviks which was the only thing that brought them together.
government kept control over major industries there were some private owned companies.
During the beginning of his rule he was Bolshevik and then he changed his name to Stalin which means "man of steel". the name fit well. He began his ruthless climb to the head of the government between 1922 and 1927. in 1922 as general secretary he worked behind the scenes and moved his supporters into potions of power.