What Were The Advantages Of The Russian Revolution

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The Russian Revolution of 1917 consisted of two revolutions, first in February, which overthrew the imperial Tsarist Government. The second one, in October, between the Reds and the Whites, which placed the Reds (Bolsheviks) in power. As result, Russia was removed from the war and its traditional monarchy was replaced to turn it into the Union of Soviet Socialists Republics. The Whites’ weakness and lack of cohesiveness was a key reason for the Reds winning the Russian Civil War, but it was the leadership of the Bolsheviks under Lenin and Trotsky that ultimately brought the Red’s victory.

The White Army appeared to have a number of advantages in the Civil War, such as having control over huge areas of Russia and having experienced military
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One of their tactics was to systematically eliminate all political parties and to arrest their leaders, replacing the Constituent Assembly by a one-party state that operated through a hierarchy of soviets, all under Bolshevik control, this happened as a result of the Constituent Assembly being organized by the Provisional Government to draw up a constitution for Russia. However, when it was elected, the majority of delegates happened to be Social Revolutionaries. Therefore, the Bolsheviks, fearing opposition of their plans, closed the…show more content…
Other examples included public gestures such as Lenin’s famous order to the Penza Cheka to hang at least a hundred men, saying “and make sure that the hanging takes place in full view of the people.” Therefore, creating a law based on
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