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The Provisional Government Essay Examples
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Downfall of the Provisional Government and the Rise of Bolsheviks
The Provisional Government wasn't able to stop Lenin and the Bolsheviks in 1917 because of its inability to gain support from all sections of the population. Many factors contributed to the Provisional Governments downfall. Most importantly was their decision to continue the war, their failure to act upon the urgent social...
An Analysis of the 1917 Russian Revolution
During the Russian revolution there has been a period called "The Ten Days That Shook the World". This period didnt really last ten days but in the period of the second half of the month of October 1917 (Russian calendar). The Bolsheviks seized to power in that period which meant the end of the Provisional Governm...
The Principal Resistance to the French Revolution Came From Local and Parliamentary Elites
The principal resistance to the French Revolution of 1848 came from former local and parliamentary elites, organized in the legitimist and Orleanist parties, and from police and judicial administrators and prosecutor, many of whom had survived the provisional government's attempt to replace Guizot's prefects with republican...
Bolshevik Revolution and the End of Provisional Government in Russia
When the Czar Nicholas II abdicated the throne in March of 1917, it appeared that Russia was finally heading on the right path. A provisional government, acting as a democracy took over and tried to create a western style society. However, this democratic provisional government, led by Alexander Kerensky lasted for only sev...
The Underlying Force the Stimulated Political Change in Europe
The overthrow of the Russian Tsarist autocracy by the urban proletariat in 1917 was arguably the single most important event in the history of Russia. But, as with many revolutions, it was in no way spontaneous. Since the inception of industrialization in Russia in the late nineteenth century a number of crucial events had...
A History of the October Revolution
The October Revolution was the second part of the Russian Revolution and the result was a communist state. This revolution, the first Marxist communist revolution of the twentieth century, was led by Vladimir Lenin and the Bolshevik party. The Bolshevik Revolution was caused by the initial weaknesses of the Provisional Gove...
The Diverse Causes of the Civil War
By early 1918 in Russia, the Bolsheviks controlled only the north-western area of the Russian Empire (Petrograd and Moscow) together with the areas between and around them. Various opposition groups were formed against the Bolsheviks, under the new Provisional Government. The provisional government had proposed elections fo...
Evaluating the Rein of Tsar Nicholas II in 1894 in Russia
Tsar Nicholas II began his reign after the death of his father Alexander III in 1894. He reigned until 1917, when he abdicated after a provisional government was formed. It was obvious from the beginning of his reign that the Russians were on the brink of revolution, and that the Russian throne was in danger. But the things...
A Comparison of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Revolution of 1989
How does the Russian Revolution of 1917 compare with the Revolution of 1989? This essay will be structured into three separate parts for comprehensibility. Firstly, I shall explain the factors leading up to the 1917 revolution and the revolution itself, and secondly, I shall do the same with the Revolution of 1989. Finally...
A Biography of Vladimir Ilych Lenin, a Russian Leader of Bolsheviks
Vladimir Ilych Lenin A. Vladimir Ilych Lenin was born in 1870 and died in January 1924 at the age of 52. Lenin was in power from 1917 to 1924 to be proceeded by Josef Stalin. B. Lenin was the leader of the Bolsheviks. Him and the Bolsheviks were opposed of W.W.I. Lenin believed that it was a war of the rich. He believ...