Today in class of social sciences Paqui has continius to explain the russian revolutions.
•RUSSIA DURING THE WORLD WAR I
--The Russian army suffered continious defeats against the Germans.
--The Tsar took personal command of the army.
--Two million of Russian soldiers and two million of civilans were killed.
--Start the shortage of food , an increase of prices and hunger.
--Increasing desertions and strikes in cities.
•1917 THE FEBRUARY REVOLUION
NicholasII abdicated , so the Republic was proclaimed and a Provitional Governament was formed.
It decided to continiue with the war and make some reforms for the democracy.
Decepcion spreed and desertions in the army increased.
The Bolshevik faction opposed to continue with the war . The Germans facilitated Lenin's comeback to Russia from Swizterland , where he was exailed.
The April Theses:
--No support to the Provitional Governament.
--All the power to the soviets.
--Consfiscation and Nationalization of the lands of the country
--Collectivization of factories.
The Bolsheviks tried to seized power in Petrogard but it failed. In augut General Kornilov tried to depose the Provisional Government. They contribuated to stop the Kornilov's thread.
In september they took control of the Petrogard soviet.
•OCTOBER : THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION
The Bolsheviks took control of some important things like stormed the Winter Palace.
The provitional Gouvernment was deposed and Keronsky fled.
They formed a new government.
•FIRST DECISIONS OF THE BOLSHEVIKS
--Signature of the Brest Litovsk Treaty with Germany.
--Expropiation of lands.
--Factories under worker's control.
--Eight hour day.
--Religion was banned.
-- Dictatorship of the proletariat.
--The Checa started arresting.
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