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Causes of the Russian October Revolution 1917

Here is a list of a few of the causes that led up to the Russian October Revolution in 1917 to add to to your historical knowledge!

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View this link to find out more about why the Provisional Government was a cause for the Russian October Revolution.

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Lenin’s April Theses and the Russian Revolution – International Socialism

I shall never forget that thunder-like speech, which startled and amazed not only me, a heretic who had accidently dropped in, but all the true believers. I am certain that no one had expected anything of the sort. It seemed as though all the elements had risen from their abodes, and the spirit of universal destruction, knowing neither barriers nor doubts, neither human difficulties nor human ­calculations, was hovering above the heads of the bewitched disciples.

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View this link before the April Theses to understand the decline of popularity for the Bolshevik during July.

A BBC Bitesize secondary school revision resource for Higher History on the causes of the October Revolution in Russia: Bolsheviks, Lenin's return.

Russian Revolution of 1917 | Definition, Causes, Summary, & Facts |

Russian Revolution of 1917: Russian Revolution of 1917, two revolutions which overthrew the tsar and placed the Bolsheviks in power.