The Bolshevik Revolution And The Russian Revolution

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The Russian Revolution The Russian Revolution is the cooperative term for a brace of revolutions in Russia that occurred in 1917, which dismantled the Tsarist monocracy and led to the formation of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic known as the Russian SFSR. The Head of state was forced to relinquish, and the old regime was substituted by a temporary government or the “Provisional Government” during the first revolution in February 1917. In the second revolution, during October, the Temporary Government was removed and replaced with a Bolshevik Government. The February Revolution: The February Revolution began on March 8, 1917. It was a revolution focused around Petrograd, now called Saint Petersburg. During that time, chaos started when demonstrators hassled onto the streets protesting for a break yelling “Down with the autocracy!" Supported by industrial workers, they charged against the police attacking everything and everyone against them. Within the next two days, the strike spread along other streets and the violence increased, destroying other police stations. This caused the soldiers of Petrograd to open fire on demonstrators killing many men. Yet nothing could stop them until Tsar Nicholas II abdicated the throne in favor of his brother, Michael, who strongly refused the crown and ended the Tsarist autocracy. The Bolshevik Revolution: The Bolshevik Revolution took place on November 6 and 7 of 1917 after the weak Provisional Government and the

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