How Did Lenin Contribute To The Formation Of Bolsheviks

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On October 1917, the Bolshevik party seized control over the Winter Palace in Petrograd without firing a single shot. They had been in search of this opportunity for several years. As the opportunity arose, the Bolshevik party arose with the power of giving in to the needs of the people by taking advantage of the provisional government. The Bolsheviks ability to take advantage of the provisional government enable them to take control over Russia. Although, the Bolshevik party was able to take advantage of the provisional government, they also faced immense problems while trying to hold over the ex-tsarist empire. Therefore, they disbanded the army and sided with the majority of the peasants through promises of land, food, equality and peace.
The Bolsheviks first journey began in 1903, as one of the main minorities of the Social Democratic Labour Party. As all anti-tsarist groups the Bolshevik party was illegal. It helped precipitate war between the supporters of soviet power and those who opposed either the February or October revolution. This party was based upon the beliefs of Karl Marx, a german writer and revolutionary, who believed that a revolution could only be started
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Lenin was considered responsible for many things, one of them which was his propaganda. His political and beliefs, were read and study by others and several times would encourage them to take side of the Bolsheviks. He was seen as an influential leader, making revolution possible. He found himself facing exile in Siberia, however, he still managed to return with influential speeches and propaganda. He was the reason of the revolution, taking action in what he believed in. By his side stood Trotsky. Lenin and Trotsky escaped from exile in 1907. Lenin therefore, built trust on Trotsky to the point where he put him in charge of the post offices and communications, bridges and state

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