Bolshevik Essay | How Did the Bolsheviks Gain Power in Russia?

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How Did the Bolsheviks Gain Power in Russia?

Summary: The Bolsheviks took advantage of the political and social situation in 1917 to seize power during the Russian Revolution. They did so through the precise leadership of Lenin and Trotsky, oppositional weakness, and such decisions as disbanding the army and winning the peasant majority through promises of land, food, equality, and peace.
How Did the Bolsheviks Gain Power"

How did the Bolsheviks seize power of the Russia Empire in 1917? They were able to do this as a result of taking advantage of the current political and social situations in the country at the time. Through such decisions as disbanding the army and siding with the majority, the peasants, though such promises as land, food, equality and peace. Through such events Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, also known as Lenin, was able to take full control for the Bolsheviks.

The Bolsheviks started off, in 1903, as the main minority of the Social Democratic Labor Party. As all anti-tsarist groups the party was illegal. The party was based upon the beliefs of Karl Marx, a German writer and revolutionary, who believed a revolution, could only be started within the workforce of the major cities. Lenin believed strongly in these...

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