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  • The Provisional Government

    The Provisional Government Background the provisional government is the name give to the government that led Russia from March 1917 to November 1917. Throughout its existence‚ the provisional government met at the Tauride Palace. By July it was led by Alexander Kerensky. The provisional government had one major disadvantage it’s leaders‚ especially Kerensky were associated with the middle class. They were not seen as having anything in common with the working class‚ therefore‚how could they

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  • Why did the Russian Provisional Government fail?

    Alex Neumann Grade 11 March 2014 History Essay The Russian Provisional Government was formed in the aftermath of the abdication of the Tsar in February 1917. By this time‚ Russia was less advanced than the rest of Europe is all social‚ political and economic aspects. There was little infrastructure and industry. The Provisional Government failed to meet the expectations of the workers and peasants‚ and did not function efficiently. Because of the weaknesses‚ Lenin and the Bolsheviks were able

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  • Provisional Government and Its Problems

    What problems did the Provisional Government face? After the February Revolution which saw the fall of the Tsar‚ a Provisional Government was set up. Formed from the Duma or representative assembly‚ which had existed under the Tsar‚ the new government was a weak and unstable grouping of politicians trying desperately to gain some control over events. Led initially by Prince Lvov and after July 1917 by Kerensky‚ the Provisional Government faced the same problems as the Tsar and was unable to offer

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  • History, strength of provisional government

    How far was the provisional government responsible for its own downfall? During the brief period of rule by The Provisional Government‚ Russia was troubled by several domestic issues that the provisional Government failed to sufficiently deal with when eventually led to their down fall in 1917. Their failure to fulfil the needs of the peasants‚ which was a big domestic issue‚ was a factor that led to their loss of support and in addition their failure to suppress the opposition led to their downfall

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  • How Far Was the Provisional Government Responsible for Their Own Downfall?

    How far was the Provisional Government responsible for its own downfall? In the light of this question‚ it is somewhat plausible to put forward the thesis that the Provisional Government ‚ quite extensively‚ was responsible for its own downfall due to its internal failings with the party and incompetence that hold it solely to blame. However‚ one could counter argue this argument this by saying that it was the Bolsheviks strengths‚ strategies to manipulate events to their advantage and heightened

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  • To what extent were the weaknesses of the provisional government responsible for the October Revolution

    weaknesses of the provisional government responsible for the October Revolution The provisional government was seen to be very weak during the lead up to the October revolution‚ however other factors such as Lenin and main events such as the Kornilov affair could be said to be the main cause and that the weakness of the provisional government had nothing to do with the fact that the Bolsheviks were gaining such huge amounts of support. To a certain extent the weaknesses of the provisional were responsible

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  • How far was the Provisional Government responsible for its own downfall

    How far was the Provisional Government responsible for its own downfall? To a large extent I believe that the provisional government was responsible for its own downfall due to the fact that they had to share power with the soviets and their perilous decision to continue fighting in the First World War. Their decision to carry on fighting in the war was the most important due to lost support from the Russian people and more importantly‚ from the armed forces who they relied on to defend them. There

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  • Why do some historians believe the Provisional Government was doomed from the beginning?

    Historians may believe the Provisional Government was doomed because of a major problem with the provisional government which was the Dual Authority. The Provisional Government was made up of members of the old Duma that had refused to disband at the Tsars command. This meant that they were basically the same men that the Tsar had appointed before the revolution‚ so nothing had changed in that regard. Consequently‚ they had no goodwill from the public backing them up‚ so they would be judged purely

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  • Essay on Russian Revolution

    History Samantha Fisher 13B February 21‚ 2012 Mr. Allen Essay on the Russian Revolution The Russo-Japanese War lasted from 1904 to 1905‚ and arose from both Japan and Russia’s desire for expansion and dominance in Korea and Manchuria. Russia suffered many great defeats in this war‚ against a nation that was considered inferior and was not one of the Great Powers. This humiliated the people of Russia‚ and caused them to lose confidence in Tsar Nicholas II‚ as well as causing great

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  • Factors Enabling Lenin and Bolsheviks to Seize Power: Failures of the Provisional Goverment

    the failures of the Provisional Government were the main factors in enabling Lenin and the Bolsheviks to seize power. Seizure of power appeared more prominently due to the nature of 1917‚ in which the April Theses was published‚ the July Days occurred and the Kornilov Affair‚ which emphasised the weaknesses of the Provisional Government. However‚ it is how the Bolsheviks enabled their power through 1917: through their powerful‚ hard hitting propaganda or through the Provisional Government’s failures

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