Q.1) Do you think Russian Revolution failed to achieve all that it started with and it stood for? What to look for?

What is Question seeking for? Hints

Introduction

  • Correct factual data about the Revolution

Body

  • Look for a constructive opinion in answer
  • Look for collection of reasons/ facts that explain the Philosophy/intent of Revolution
  • Answer should be moulded to take a stand (Either Yes or no), with substantiation

Conclusion

  • A largely acceptable opinion/statement related to Revolution

Introduction

  • Russian Revolution of 1917, was against Tsar Nicholas 2, by the working class people of Russia
  • Was led by Vladimir Lenin and group of Revolutionaries called Bolsheviks
  • Two phases – February and October

Body

  • Why did Revolution start?
    • Slaughter of Russia during World War 1: Made revolution inevitable in 2 ways:
      • Russian armies suffered Catastrophic losses and were no longer military match for nations of Central and Western Europe
      • Hopeless disruption of Russian Economy which destroyed it prestige as Economic power
    • Rampant Corruption & Inefficiencies of imperial Autocratic Rule of Czars
    • Reactionary Policies of Tsar like Occasional Dissolution of Duma(Russian Assembly) had spread dissatisfaction
    • Condition of peasants remained in state of near-slavery
    • Condition of workers: Low wages, no protection to workers–> no rights
    • Influence of Nihilism: whose leaders preached to destroy prevailing rule and create new world
    • Industrial revolution in Europe flamed fire of Revolution in Russia
  • Did the Revolution Fail to achieve all that it started?
Yes it failed to No , it achieved something
  • Historians believe the campaign of political repression in Soviet Union in 1938 known as Great Purge/Great  terror are the guilt part of Revolution
  • Revolution’s Idea of Socialism/Communism resulted in Sabotage of Soviet regime in coming decades
  • As it did tackle the despotism of Tsarists
  • It dealt with the situation of the country, which was caught between the teeth of the vice of Capitalists and Landowners
  • It broke the monopoly of feudal landlords in connection to land and Power
  • It caused destruction of autocracy and the ugliest capitalist regime translated into a secure state which granted access to free, high quality public services, quality education, equality of opportunity and more basic rights

 

Conclusion

  • History of Revolution must be separated from social vectors, that exist in all societies to arrive what really the Revolution achieved

One response to “Question 02-02-2020”

  1. Dark Knight says:

    Very nice …. helpful to me .Thanks

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