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Providing comprehensive revision for: History AQA: 2N Revolution and dictatorship: Russia, 1917–1953 History AQA: 1C The Tudors: England, 1485–1603

Providing comprehensive revision for: History AQA: 2N Revolution and dictatorship: Russia, 1917–1953 History AQA: 1C The Tudors: England, 1485–1603
Russia in Revolution (1914-24)
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Russia in Revolution (1914-24)

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Complete and comprehensive revision guide for AQA History 2N Revolution and dictatorship There is a specific focus on specific knowledge- something that is emphasised by the exam board in a depth study 51 pages in total on Word- 17433 words This revision guide spans from Russia’s entry into WW1 until the death of Lenin in 1924: Dissent and Revolution, 1917 The condition of Russia before the revolution of February/March 1917: the Tsar and political authority; the war effort; the economic and social state of Russia; discontent The February/March revolution of 1917: causes and course of revolution; issues of leadership and the Tsar's abdication; the establishment of Provisional Government and the Petrograd Soviet; the workings of the Dual authority Developments between the revolutions including: the return of Lenin; Lenin's ideology and the April Theses; the July Days; the Kornilov coup and the roles of both the Provisional Government and Trotsky; Lenin and the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party The October/November 1917 revolution: causes, course and extent of revolution; leadership and the establishment of Bolshevik authority; Sovnarkom and decrees and actions to December Bolshevik consolidation, 1918–1924 The consolidation of the Communist dictatorship: the establishment of one-party control; the removal of the Constituent Assembly; the ending of involvement in the First World War The Civil War: causes and course; the role of Trotsky; ; the reasons for the Red victory; government and control in wartime Economic and social developments: state capitalism; social change; conditions in cities and countryside during the Civil War; war communism; the Red Terror: revolts of 1920–1921 including the Kronstadt rising; the NEP and its political and economic impact Foreign relations and attitudes of foreign powers: foreign intervention in the Civil War; Comintern; the Russo-Polish War; discussions leading to the Rapallo Treaty; Lenin's rule by 1924