Duma given more power
Soviet groups established to represent workers.
Tsar disposed and Republic established.
Economy restructured so the State owned all industry.
Peasants able to access land, illegally.
To end Russia's involvement in WW1
Alleviate food shortages
To dispose of Tsar
To fire Rasputin
Peaceful & stable society
Violence amongst soldiers
Tsarist officials assisted the new Govt. establish itself
Disagreemenr amongst Social Revolutionaries & Govt. how to stop fighting in the streets
Peasant Rebellions & uprisings
Lenin returned to Russia because no one was interested in his Socialist views in the rest of Europe.
Lenin returned from Switzerland because he was tired of skiing.
The Germans helped Lenin returnn to Russia so he could get Russia out of WW1.
Lenin returned to Petrograd to instigate the Proletarian Revolution
Lenin returned to Russia because he missed his family and friends.
Nationalist groups (Whites)
Established the People's Revolutionary Court
Shot and tortured everyone that wouldn't cooperate
Dressed everyone in Red
Had Trotsky take over the Red army
Established the CHEKA
Interest free loans to peasants
New Economic Policy (NEP)
Economic stimulus given to stimulate the economy
Advanced machinery for farming
The NEP that allowed people to buy their own farms and buy and sell goods on the open market
The Industrial Revolution finally took off
The Russians paid a certain amount of their produce to the state as tax and they kept the rest
The State controlled all banking and strategic industry
Improved railway system helped industry