lenin is popular: peace,land,bread creates popularity but the government falls apart, and lenin take over. : farmland to the peasants : factory controlled the workers : they had a secret police : they signed a treaty with Germany to leave WW1
red v. whites : red, were led by lenin : Trotsky commanded : they needed to unit the workers :won and took over Russia : whites, were led by Kerensky : supported by allies,they allies send troops
civil war continued: 14 million Russians died 3 years long war red army crushed all opposition
reds v. whits ( more info) the white arms flees and red wins. the white army was aided by troops from Britain, France,japan and the united states. the foreign solders numbering 2000. however the red army increases in numbers
lenin come to power (more info) lenin was the leader of the Bolsheviks he had returned to Russia in April 1917 lenin promised to bring and end the war to give land to the peasants.
the Bolshevik revolution : lenin and the Bolsheviks soon gained control of the petrograd soviet, as well as the soviets in other major Russian cities. by the fall of 1917, people in the cities were rallying to the call "all power to the soviets ".