Early life[ edit ] Alexander II as a boy.
The remaining members of the Provisional Government met in the Winter Palace and were still there when armed Bolshevik supporters entered the Palace.
The Socialist Revolutionaries received the most votes but they were not a fully united party. They were split between the left Socialist Revolutionaries who supported Lenin and joined him in forming a coalition government and the moderate Socialist Revolutionaries led by Viktor Chernov. Lenin needed to formulate a plan to prevent the moderate Socialist Revolutionaries challenging the Bolshevik rule.
However, Lenin agreed to talk to other party members and Kerensky lost much support.
He eventually fled firstly to France and then to the USA. His aim was to bring the economy under central government control. Its main purpose was to arrest, imprison and execute opponents to Lenin.
The Bolsheviks proposed that the assembly should be subservient to decrees passed by the Soviet. This proposal was rejected. In response to the rejection of the proposal the Bolsheviks and left Socialist Revolutionaries walked out of the assembly.
Red Guards and armed troops loyal to Lenin forcibly dispersed the remainder of the assembly. Lenin faced opposition in his government over the continuation of the peace negotiations but eventually won the opposition over. It was comprised of workers and peasants. Based in the south, they had been led by Kornilov but following his death were led by Deniken.
They hoped that the Germans would retaliate and help to end Communist rule. Strict grain quotas were issued depending on the type of labour done by individuals. Western European powers fearing a Communist takeover of Poland, sent a military force to help the Poles.
People were not happy. They called for a return to true revolutionary ideals, that all working people be given equal rations and the peasants to be free. They complained of the fear of the Cheka and the lack of freedom of the people.
After a long and bloody battle Kronstadt was taken. Poland gained a large part of Belorussia. Lenin announced an end to War Communism and introduced a New Economic Policy whereby peasants only had to give a portion of the produce to the government, the rest they could sell and pay tax on the income.
Private trading was also to be allowed in a bid to to increase availability of goods. Stalin had been a loyal supporter of Lenin. Harvard Reference for this page: Tsarist Russia to Last accessed September 27th, Hans Rogger's study of Russia under the last two Tsars takes as its starting point what the Russians themselves saw as the central issue confronting their nation: the relationship between state and society, and its effects on politics, economics and class in .
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