The Bolsheviks did not seize power they merely picked it up
It is true to say that the Bolsheviks did not seize power but rather picked it up. The process that ensured their seizure of power is known as the Russian Revolution. This brought an end to 300 years of rule by monarchical, the Romanov dynasty. "The Bolsheviks were too numerically weak to overthrow a properly run government. What they did have was ambition, determination and
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or support from the people and that there was no future for them as rulers of Russia.
The Bolsheviks did not seize power they merely picked it up where it had been left by the Tsar. They came to power because the people of Russia were discontent and the Bolsheviks had a great leader called Lenin who orchestrated their rise to power with the downfall of the monarchy and the failure of the provisional government.