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    The October Revolution “The October Revolution was no more than a well planned military coup carried out with out the knowledge and against the wishes of the people.” This statement is entirely false, the October Revolution was wished for and very necessary for the people of Russia, to bring more power back to the people. The events of 1917 were crucial for the Bolsheviks, they represented their rise in power and their rise in popularity with the people. It was these events

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    The October Revolution in 1922 Following the Bolshevik accession to power in the October Revolution many obstacles stood in the way to Bolshevik absolutism. The external and internal enemies of Communist Bolshevism actively threatened to topple Lenin and his Party. However it was the ability of the Party to suppress or negotiate with its enemies, that helped the Bolsheviks consolidate power by 1922, and do away with their enemies. Though the Party in 1917 ruled with a degree of popular

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    Trotsky’s Involvement in The October Revolution ‘Trotsky took a leading role in directing countermeasures for the soviet, while reassuring the public that his Military Revolutionary Committee meant only to defend the Congress of Soviets. Trotsky continued to function as the military leader of the Revolution’ Gerhard Rempel 1998 · The liberals and people loose confidence in Kerensky. So Bolsheviks gained the majority in the soviet for the first time - more than 50% in the September

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    The Success of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia in October 1917 The Bolshevik seizure of power or coup de’tat of October 25th, 1917 was a culmination of both internal and external failure to satisfy the needs of an oppressed Russian society. In contrast to the spontaneous revolts earlier in 1917, the Bolshevik revolution was ‘a carefully planned plot carried out by ‘professional’ revolutionaries.’[1] The victory of the Marxist Lenin’s Bolsheviks was due to the failure of the Provisional

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    The Bolsheviks and the Tragedy of the October Revolution The majority of the people are with us. The majority of the working and oppressed people all over the world are with us. Ours is the cause of justice. Our victory is assured."1 "October was a classic coup d'état, the capture of governmental power by a small minority, carried out-without mass engagement."2 The October Revolution was perhaps the most momentous event of the twentieth century. It led to the creation of the Soviet Union

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    The October Revolution as a Turning Point 1. Introduction The twentieth century was a turbulent era of history. From world wars that destroyed nations to movements that formed new nations, the events of the twentieth century changed the landscape of the world and transformed it into what it is today. The October Revolution of 1917 was a defining event in Russian history where the Bolshevik Party came into control. Although the revolution was an overthrow of the Provisional Government established

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    Lenin and Problems After the October Revolution The initial difficulties faced by the new Soviet Union were to severe that its survival seemed almost miraculous. The remains of the czarist regime left Lenin to face a country wrought with war, devastated economically. Russia's involvement in World War I, followed by its Civil War, wide spread famine and a change in political and social ideology were the problems confronting Lenin after the October Revolution. Lenin did succeed in ending

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    The Revolution of 1905 had many of the same features as the events of 1917 however it cannot be said that 1905 was a ‘dress rehearsal’ as the protocol of the 1917 revolution was meticulously different to that of 1905. When comparing the revolutions it is thoroughly important to regard all similarities and differences when cross-examining 1905 with 1917. In many respects the events that assembled the first revolution can be used as a prototype on how the second and third revolution materialised. The

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    Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939) was a self-taught painter and multitalented individual, born to a shoemaker and maid. Petrov-Vodkin was a son of his times since his interests varied from Russian Icons to Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the Russian Revolution. Considered one of the most original Russian artists of the firs decade, Petrov-Vodkin’s work caused fierce controversy. After his death, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin’s name was eradicated from the Soviet art world and in the following quarter century his

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    Russian Revolution of 1917

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    segregation. Just as Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream, the Russian people dreamed of revolution. One day they might be able to own their own farms and their own cows. They had a chance to make all this happen one day. The city of Petrograd burst with protest, and the workers opened the doors to freedom and prosperity. How long the feeling of hope would last, they did not know. One thing was certain though, the Revolution changed Russian history forever. In the early 20th century, Russia was a land where

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