The October Revolution

Bolshevik, a 1920 work by Boris Kustodiev. The imagery embodies the Bolshevik idea that the masses had to be lead effectively in order to channel their energies into productive action. (source: Wikimedia Commons) On November 7th, 1917 the October Revolution began in Petrograd, Russia. An armed uprising lead by the Bolshevik Party helped kick off…