Question - What did the Bolsheviks do?

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The Bolsheviks, or Reds, came to power in Russia during the October Revolution phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and founded the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR). The Bolsheviks were a revolutionary party, committed to the ideas of Karl Marx. They believed that the working classes would, at some point, liberate themselves from the economic and political control of the ruling classes. The chances of the Bolsheviks ever attaining power in Russia seemed remote. During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks, led by leftist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, seized power and destroyed the tradition of csarist rule. The Bolsheviks would later become the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Bolshevik, (Russian: “One of the Majority”), plural Bolsheviks, or Bolsheviki, member of a wing of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers' Party, which, led by Vladimir Lenin, seized control of the government in Russia (October 1917) and became the dominant political power. They ended private ownership of land, gave land to peasants to use, and gave workers control of factories and mines.

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https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolshevik

Bolshevik. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A Bolshevik was a Russian Communist. They are also called the Bolshevik Communists. The majority of the Russian Social Democratic Workers Party was a Marxist political party.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ideology_of_the_Communist_Party_of_the_Soviet_Union

The ideology of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) was Marxism–Leninism, an ideology of a centralised command economy with a vanguardist one-party state to realise the dictatorship of the proletariat.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolsheviks

The Bolsheviks, or Reds, came to power in Russia during the October Revolution phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and founded the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR).

https://www.britannica.com/event/Russian-Revolution

Bloody Sunday in 1905 and the Russian defeat in the Russo-Japanese War both helped lead to the 1917 revolution. After taking over, the Bolsheviks promised 'peace, land, and bread' to the Russian people. In 1917 Lenin returned to Russia from exile with German help.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheka

Parent agency. CPC. The All-Russian Extraordinary Commission (Russian: Всероссийская Чрезвычайная Комиссия), abbreviated as VChK (Russian: ВЧК, Ve-Che-Ka) and commonly known as Cheka (from the initialism ChK - Russian: ЧК), was the first of a succession of Soviet secret-police organizations.

https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/07/nov-7-1917-russian-government-overthrown-in-bolshevik-

On Nov. 7, 1917, Russia's Bolshevik Revolution took place as forces led by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin overthrew the provisional government of Alexander Kerensky. The provisional government came to power after the February Revolution resulted in the Russian monarchy being overthrown in March 1917.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trotskyism

Trotsky identified as an orthodox Marxist and Bolshevik–Leninist. He supported founding a vanguard party of the proletariat, proletarian internationalism and a dictatorship of the proletariat based on working class self-emancipation and mass democracy.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_Revolution

Whereas, in February 1917, the Bolsheviks were limited to only 24, 000 members, by September 1917 there were 200, 000 members of the Bolshevik faction.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Execution_of_the_Romanov_family

The Russian Imperial Romanov family (Emperor Nicholas II, his wife Empress Alexandra and their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei) and all those who chose to accompany them into imprisonment—notably Eugene Botkin, Anna Demidova, Alexei Trupp and Ivan Kharitonov, according to the conclusion of the

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left-wing_uprisings_against_the_Bolsheviks

The state force the Bolsheviks commanded, such as the Cheka and other exertions of control and supremacy were primarily used against left-wing oppositionists rather than the right-wing counter-revolution, of which the Red Army was fighting.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communism

Communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is a philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of a communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the ideas of common ownership of the means of production and the absence of

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leninism

Lenin's development of Marxism has become known as Leninism. These ideas include: Democratic Centralism, also known as the idea of the vanguard party. Like other communists, Lenin wanted to see a socialist revolution led by the working class.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Lenin

Ideologically a communist, he developed a variant of Marxism known as Leninism. Lenin's Bolshevik government initially shared power with the Left Socialist Revolutionaries, elected soviets, and a multi-party Constituent Assembly, although by 1918 it had centralised power in the new Communist Party.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leninism

As the vanguard party, the Bolsheviks possessed the scientific understanding of history that allowed political commitment to the successful overthrow of capitalism, and then to instituting socialism; and, as the revolutionary national government, to realise the socio-economic transition by all means.