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  • Bolshevik Party Essay

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    The Bolshevik party was based on Marxist ideals, ideals which sought to rid society of class conflict and create an egalitarian society. After the fall of the provisional government, the Bolsheviks were now able to implement an economic policy of their own, introducing a form of communism called ‘War Communism’. It was a form of strict communism that, amongst many things, took money out of circulation and banned private enterprise. It should, therefore, seem surprising that the Bolshevik government

  • Lenin 's The Bolshevik Party

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    While organizing the Bolshevik party in the lead up to the October 1917 insurrection, Lenin navigated the fundamental contradictions of socialism with relative ease. In Lenin’s ‘April Theses,’ published after his return to Russia, he advocated for a transfer of all state power “to the hands of the proletariat and the poorest sections of the peasants. ” When compared to the positions of Lenin’s fellow Bolsheviks in April of 1917, he appeared radically committed to Marxist ideology. Indeed, Suny states

  • What Was The Cause And Impact Of The Octhevik Revolution

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    The October Revolution more precisely known as the Great October Socialist Revolution. Generally designated, as the October Uprising, Bolshevik Revolution or The Red October was a seizure of state power instrumental in the larger Russian Revolution of 1917. It occurred with an armed coup traditionally dated to 25 October 1917. It followed and capitalized on the February Revolution of the same year, which eradicated the Tsarist injustice and ingrained a provisional government built predominantly of

  • Lenin's Revolution Essay

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    leader of the Bolsheviks Socialist Party wanted a revolution to overthrow the Government. Relative to these times, it was Lenin who directed the course of the oncoming Russian October Revolution. The outbreak of the unrest, in January 1905, found Lenin anxious to set down a novel strategy for revolution: the need for the proletariat (the working class) to win "hegemony" in the democratic revolution. He flatly declared to both major political parties of the time (the Bolsheviks and Mensheviks)

  • The Bolshevik Revolution And The Revolution

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    The Bolshevik revolution started in February 1917 and concluded in October with the seizure of power. There were different aspects that lead to this victory. Bolsheviks had been a minority previously, but after 1917 February they started gaining members rapidly and by 1917 October they had 350, 000 members in the party. To see how they finally were victorious one would have to look at the revolution as a longer phenomenon that took months to reach a final result. The workers were significant to

  • Why Was Vladimir Lenin And The Bolshevik Revolution Impact The Lennov Dynasty?

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    Vladimir Lenin Vladimir Lenin and the Bolshevik Revolution impacted the Romanov dynasty in countless ways. Lenin was physically incapable of leading the masses already controlled by a powerful monarch. Therefore, when the war led to Nicholas II stepping down from his throne, Lenin was finally given a shot at controlling Russia. Hence, the Russo-Japanese war was incredibly significant to Lenin because it was the beginning of his soon to be domination of Russia. This was a significant event in Lenin's

  • Essay Impact of Stalanism on the Soviet State

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    concept of Stalinism, being the ideologies and policies adopted by Stalin, including centralization, totalitarianism and communism, impacted, to an extent, on the soviet state until 1941. After competing with prominent Bolshevik party members Stalin emerged as the sole leader of the party in 1929. From this moment, Stalinism pervaded every level of society. Despite the hindrance caused by the bureaucracy, the impact of Stalinism was achieved through the implementation of collectivization and the 5-year

  • Reasons for Russia's October Revolution

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    What were the reasons for the October revolution? The revolution in Russia started spontaneously in February 1917 when the Bolsheviks leader Vladimir Lenin plotted to overthrow the government and take power. The Tsar in Russia Nicholas II was abdicated in March 1917 and the provisional committee of the Duma formed the provisional government. The “duel power” interrupted the government authority and the soviets were in control. Now the provisional government decided to continue with the war because

  • Trotsky's Role in the Soviet Union

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    Russia during the period 1918 to 1928 as he can be attributed with the Bolshevik acquisition and consolidation of power. However, to achieve a more balanced interpretation it is imperative all contributing factors to his role are acknowledged. Trotsky’s role has not been greatly exaggerated as his strategic leadership skills enabled him to play a fundamental role in the organisation and implementation of the November 1917 Bolshevik seizure of power and the Civil War in 1918-21; however, the importance

  • Bolsheviks Siezing power in Petrograd in 1917

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    Bolsheviks Siezing power in Petrograd in 1917 There are a number of factors that led to the Bolsheviks being able to seize power in Petrograd. There wasn't one incident that can be attributed to causing the revolution by it's self. To understand how the revolution was able to take place we must understand the structure of Russia's society from the late 1800's until when the revolutions took place in 1917. Before the year 1917 Russia had been an autocracy, this means