Issue 2 Causes Of The Russian Revolutionhistory

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Russian Revolutions.


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  • 1. 
    As a result of the February Revolution
    • A. 

      Lenin was sent to Siberia

    • B. 

      The Tsar was overthrown

    • C. 

      The economy changed and all major indusrty was put in the hands of the state

  • 2. 
    The spark that ignited the February Rrevolution was women protesting over a lack of food, when they protested in Petrograd
    • A. 

      The Tsar's soldiers fired on them causing many casualties

    • B. 

      As aresult the economy changed and bread prices came down.

    • C. 

      The Tsar's soldiers refused to fire on the protesters and thus joined them.

  • 3. 
    The participants in the February Revolution had no real intention to revolt except they required more food and
    • A. 

      They wanted the economy changed

    • B. 

      They wanted the Tsar's brother to rule Russia

    • C. 

      They wanted to end involvement in WW1

  • 4. 
    Identify what was achieved by the February Revolution
    • A. 

      Tsar disposed and a Republic established

    • B. 

      Russia ended its involvement in WW1

    • C. 

      Some peasants gained land ,illegally

    • D. 

      Soviet groups were established to give workers the hope of better conditions

    • E. 

      The Duma became more powerful

  • 5. 
    Identify the factors that the February Revolution failed to achieve
    • A. 

      To end Russia's involvement in WW1

    • B. 

      Alleviate food shortages

    • C. 

      To remove the Tsar from power

    • D. 

      To form any representative groups of the people

    • E. 

      Improve poor living and working conditions

  • 6. 
    What elements existed in Russian society after the February Revolution?
    • A. 

      A sense of peace returned because the Tsar abdicated.

    • B. 

      Tsarist officials were encourgaed to help & support the new Govt.

    • C. 

      Peasant rebellions & uprisings

    • D. 

      Violence amongst soldiers

    • E. 

      Disagreements between the different Socialist Revolutionaries and Govt. about how to control in fighting in the streets.

  • 7. 
    How and why did Lenin return to Russia after the February Revolution ?
    • A. 

      Because the snow was starting to melt in Switrzerland and he was tired of sking

    • B. 

      He missed his family & friends

    • C. 

      He wanted to instigate the Proletarian Revolution

    • D. 

      He wanted to return to Russia becuase the living conditiond had improved.

    • E. 

      The Germans provided him with a sealed train for his return to Russia so he coculd get Russia out of the war