This essay aims to discuss the consequences and significance that the Russian revolution in 1917, brought to the world and in Russia. It covers issues such as the changes in Russia and the world.Firstly, it looks at the changes in Russia. Secondly, what actually didn’t change in Russia. Thirdly, which of these changes was predominant. Fourth, the consequences of these changes to the rest of the world. Lastly, how these changes affected the world and the significance that these changes brought.
The Russian Revolution altered the lives of the Russians by overpowering the Tsar, because of the hardships they experienced under his rule. They believed that with this they could have more freedom of speech in which they could have a say on how their nation would be governed and also a fairer share in the wealth of their sovereign state. The revolution in Russia was then led by Lenin who had modified their lives. This included women being given the same rights as men, because women under the Tsar’s rule, were considered second class citizens. Which meant that they can’t get jobs, every signing of documents and procuring of properties would need to be approved by the husband or the father. Other modifications brought about by the Russian revolution were; workers having power in the factories, banks taken over by the state, debts to foreign governments remained unpaid, rich people gave up their money to help the less fortunate, people had to have the same amount of wage regardless of what position they hold in the workplace, divorce was made easier in which all that couples had to do was to ask for it, the calendar were made the same as the rest of Western Europe, the use of courtesies such as “Sir”, and “Count”, were abolished. Lastly procedures in the court of law were made simpler in the hope that justice would more likely prevail. In addition to this Lenin put his own managers in factories to impose strict discipline to the workers. Tra…