How Did Lenin Achieve Communism In Russia

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Lenin does not achieve his goals in establishing communism in the industrial sector and the agriculture reigns of the country. However he did achieve communism in the political sector of the country, in the form of war communism. At the end of WW1 the country was an economic disaster. People didn’t have the money to buy a loaf of bread to feed their families. There was no food for Lenin’s Red Army and with a civil war on his doorstep he needed to keep his troops strong and healthy. Therefore he introduced the theory of War Communism, in order to keep his army stronger by funnelling all resources from the agricultural and industrial sectors directly into his army. However the people of Russia did not take a liking to Lenin’s implementation of war communism and so began the riots. But in the end it was the NEP that brought Russia out of its crash, and this was not seen as communism.

In March of 1917 over 200 000 workers went on strike to over throw the Tsar. Some of the
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After a threat was made to the provisional government in Petrograd boat Kerensky and Kornilov sent troops to the government. Kornilov then betrays Kerensky by forming an individual coup with the government, which failed. Kerensky did his best to save the revolution which in turn showed the power of the Bolsheviks. This incident was known as the Kornilov affair. The October revolution put the Bolsheviks in control of Moscow and Petrograd, Lenin returns, and the Bolsheviks take control over the provisional government’s final hideout, the winter palace. After the Bolsheviks take power the Menshevik’s launch a counter revolution urging people to turn agenised Lenin and the Bolshevik party. The treaty of Brest-Litovsk was signed between Russia and Germany taking them out of the war. Russia’s capital changed from St Petersburg to
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