The protest had gotten so out of control that police and army tried stopping it but they did not succeed. It was obvious it proved that the Czar had lost all of its powers. Czar the Second was abdicated on March 2.
About 90,000 women marched through the streets because they wanted to get benefits in rights. They thought it was unfair how they had to work long ours to feed there families but still suffered poverty.
Women that worked at factories walked out and entered the streets to protest. That day had become a International Women's Day because the women of Russia wanted to be heard.
Women and Men
The protest was growing faster, about 150,000 men joined the women in their protest. The protest had become so out of control that the city of Petrograd was closed down.
Provisional Government vs. The Petrograd Soviet
The first few weeks the Provisional ruled it had abolished the death penalty, granted amnesty for all politicl prisoners and those in exile.
Trying To Rule
After the Czar rule had ended two contending groups emerged out of the chaos and tried to claim Russia. One of the groups was called the Duma. The Duma represented the middle class and the higher class.
The Duma formed a Provisional Government which officially ran the country. The Soviet thought this was a good idea because Russia was well economically advanced.
Petrograd Soviet Tries
The Petrograd was one of the two contending groups that was trying to claim Russian powers. The Petrograd Soviet consisted f the workers and the soldiers.
Lenin Returns From Exile
Lenin Worls His Way Up
Lenin didn't have a word at first but he started rising and people started following his word and theory.
April 3, 1917
Lenin arrived in Petrograd at the Finland Station. Many people had gone to the station to greet him and welcome him back..
The October 1917 Revolution
Lenin thought that the Russian people were ready to start a new revolution and he held a secret meeting to start the process for it.
October 25, 1917
The revolution began and the Bolsheviks took control of the telegraph and than became rulers of Russia
Russia Breks Out
Russia broke out in a civil war.
Czar Nicholas and his family were murdered and shot at.