Why did Kerensky fail, and Lenin succeed

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The Kerensky provisional government itself wasn’t intended as a permanent institution, and would likely have lead on to a successfully elected democratic government had the Lenin and his party not taken over through the October Revolution. From the intial formation of both the Petrograd Soviet and the Provisional Committee (later Provisional Government) to the final uprising and seizure of power by Lenin; what allowed Lenin to succed. Soon after the formation of the Provisional Committee, the first meeting of the Petrograd Soviet was held (Feb 27, 1917) and promptly succeeding that occurrence was the transition from the Provisional Committee into the Provisional Government. Between this time and when Kerensky first become Prime Minister, certain significant events take place. Sparking them all off, is Lenin’s discrete return, which he knew would boost morale and confidence, especially amongst wavering Bolsheviks. Upon his return, Lenin presents the April Theses, where he outlines his condemnation of the efforts by the Bolshevik party preceding his return and proposes an overthrow in the Provisional Government quickly, part of reaching this goal is having full authority shifted to the soviets, something else he strongly affirms his determination for in the theses. The July days represent a failed attempt by the Bolsheviks to seize power from a government they thought to be in it’s weakest state. Yet the Provisional government proved itself and restored order promptly. The July days were led by the Bolsheviks and involved soldiers and industrial workers who rioted against the Provisional Government. Yet the timing was ineffective and Kerensky (the minister of war and navy) ordered the arrest of all Bolshevik leaders, including Lenin, however he did managed to escape to Finland where he remained in hiding until his secret return mid-October. The July days seem to
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